Acetaminophen has been added to the list of over-the-counter painkillers that can cause rare but deadly skin reactions. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Buzz, Georgia Tech's mascot, wasn't the only bug in the students' midst last fall. An outbreak of bacterial pneumonia sickened at least 83 in what the CDC called the largest known outbreak at a university in 35 years. Collegiate Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Parents Grapple With Explaining Cancer To Children

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Angelina Jolie took a genetic test to find out her risk of breast cancer, and had a preventive double mastectomy. Alastair Grant/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Some images of lung cancer are clear cut. But in many others, a nodule on the screen turns out not to be cancer at all. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Panel Urges Lung Cancer Screening For Millions Of Americans

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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children have no more than two hours a day of "screen time." Marilyn Nieves/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Two-Day Diets: How Mini Fasts Can Help Maximize Weight Loss

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