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Desperation grows in Ebola zone

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:35
Moses Kallie has lost 13 relatives, his parents included, to the deadly Ebola virus. His story is just one of too many in Liberia.
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FDA allows expanded use of experimental Ebola drug

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 16:32
An experimental Ebola drug that's still in development may now be used to treat more people with the disease, according to Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
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I am a human guinea pig

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:53
Earlier this week, Brian Shepherd sat down in a small doctor's office in Bethesda, Maryland. A technician swabbed his arm and gave him a quick jab with a needle.
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CNN reporter lands in Ebola zone

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:53
As CNN's Elizabeth Cohen arrives in Liberia, she wonders how the world goes about stopping an outbreak that's gotten so out of hand.
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Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:49
One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone, Stephen Gaojia, the country's head of emergency operations, said Monday.
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700 infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:38
More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health.
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How listening to music helps your brain

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 08:56
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.
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Power walker loses 150 pounds

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 07:22
In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. Her family offered to pay for weight loss surgery but she decided to lose the extra pounds on her own.
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7 ways to boost your happiness

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 05:34
Happiness isn't just an emotional state. Science shows people who are happy live longer and healthier lives.
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8 killed in Guinea town over Ebola fears

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:18
They were traveling to raise awareness about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Instead, it seems, they encountered violence.
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Migraines linked to Parkinson's

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:20
People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
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'Sumo wrestler' to distance runner

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:20
When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds.
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The longer you sleep, the weirder your dreams

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:06
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health -they look at artificial sweeteners, our expanding waistlines, teen drug use, the intensity of dreams, and a new way to detect depression.
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Violently ill, yet pregnant again

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:50
Hyperemesis gravidarum causes extreme sickness during pregnancy. Read about one mother's journey.
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President takes on superbugs

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:03
The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts have warned us for years.
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Enterovirus D68 in 19 states, Canada

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:06
Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.
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It's time to get your flu shot!

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:23
Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.
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Helping kids kick the pain and fear out of cancer

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:42
For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.
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Tool helps them see neurons

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:52
A Harvard chemist has received the Blavatnik Award for his work on technology to study neurodegenerative diseases.
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Live to 100: Laugh more

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:46
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.
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