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CNN reporter: Can the world stop Ebola?

1 hour 16 min ago
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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Power walker loses 150 pounds

1 hour 28 min ago
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

3 hours 16 min ago
Happiness isn't just an emotional state. Science shows people who are happy live longer and healthier lives.
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Why I became a human guinea pig

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 5:06pm
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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8 killed in Guinea town over Ebola fears

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:18pm
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 - 1:20pm
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 - 1:20pm
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 - 1:06pm
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 - 8:50am
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 - 8:03am
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 - 6:06pm
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 - 4:23pm
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 - 3:42pm
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 - 12:52pm
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 - 8:46am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.
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How Catholic health plans deal with birth control

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:52am
Catholic health plans have for years been arranging for outside firms to provide contraceptive coverage to their enrollees.
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The bitter truth about sugar

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:18am
Kristie Lu Stout speaks to author Robert Lustig about the dangers of added sugar in processed foods
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Ebola blood sold on black market

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:12am
As hospitals struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from Ebola survivors, the World Health Organization warns.
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U.S. pledges troops to fight Ebola

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:45am
President Obama announces new steps to combat the growing epidemic, including sending 3,000 U.S. troops to West Africa.
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Schizophrenia is eight disorders

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:21am
What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests.
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