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American Ebola patient released

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:28
Dr. Rick Sacra is the third American Ebola patient to fully recover from the deadly virus.
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Farming in the city

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:52
This urban farm supplies fresh produce to food deserts, but also offers other benefits to individuals and the community.
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Hate running? 25 ways to learn to love it

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 08:55
Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right?
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Ebola kills more than those infected

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:40
Ten days ago, Lusa Khanneh took ill, but not with Ebola. On September 19, she was dead because no hospital would take her.
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Schizophrenia is eight disorders

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:43
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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Early memory lapses may be Alzheimer's sign

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:41
A new study suggests that people who have a sense that they are forgetting more things may actually be onto something even if it isn't showing up on cognitive tests.
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Hospital costs fall in Obamacare's first year

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:19
Days ahead of the one-year anniversary of the rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Affordable Care Act's health care exchange website that was originally plagued with numerous technical glitches, the Department of Health and Human Services has released a report highlighting the impact of the law on hospital costs.
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Reduce your risk of dementia

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:59
The statistics, unfortunately, are staggering. An estimated 44 million people worldwide are living with dementia, according to a report released Tuesday by Alzheimer's Disease International.
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One woman walked in, and Ebola nightmare began

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:58
A middle-aged woman walked into the emergency room of Phebe Hospital with a fever on the evening of June 23.
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751 infants exposed to TB at hospital

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:58
Health officials have added 45 infants to the list of more than 700 who were exposed to tuberculosis at a hospital in El Paso, Texas.
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Bleach was my 'best friend'

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:48
CNN's Nima Elbagir reflects on a harrowing trip to Liberia where she covered the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.
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Enterovirus victim was 'gasping for breath'

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:36
Since mid-August, Enterovirus D68 has swept through 30 states. Three-year-old David Nash was one of its victims.
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Music helps your brain

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:26
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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CDC: 1.4 million Ebola cases possible

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 20:56
The number of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia could reach anywhere from 550,000 to 1.4 million by January, the CDC says.
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Join us for Alzheimer's chat

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:30
It is the scariest diagnosis imaginable. So terrifying, it seems, that many people with early signs of Alzheimer's disease dwell for years in a state of denial.
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Watch: Life in 'Ebola Country'

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:28
Funerals, ghost towns and haunted health workers. This is life in the Ebola zone. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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Reporter asks: Can it be stopped?

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:17
As I stood in the sweltering heat outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta earlier this week, President Barack Obama whispered in my ear.
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Desperation grows in Ebola zone

Health - 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

Health - 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

Health - 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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