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WHO: West Africa can't keep up

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:59
The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health officials to handle them.
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Magic mushrooms help smokers quit

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:55
Even a few extra pounds can hurt your blood pressure. Magic mushrooms helped cigarette smokers quit. Scientists turned on a gene that slowed aging. A certain blood type has more memory problems than others. The wife is the key to a happy married life.
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I'm ready for my first triathlon

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:49
It has been just over eight months since I started this journey of training for my first triathlon. So much has happened to me, physically, mentally and spiritually.
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10 travel diseases you don't want

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:27
As we travel ever further afield, which infectious diseases could we be exposed to?
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Sick kids flooding ERs

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 16:40
Children with severe respiratory illnesses are flooding the emergency room of USA Children's and Women's Hospital in Mobile, Alabama, according to CNN affiliate WPMI.
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Why we can't stop Ebola

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:56
Contact tracing works only if you have a list of victims' contacts and their addresses. The system in West Africa is "in shambles."
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9/11 responders denied cancer coverage

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:53
A growing number are being diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer. But some were diagnosed too soon after the terror attacks.
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Teen stoners will see effects by 30

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:20
Researchers wondered whether frequent cannabis use in adolescence would affect teens by the time they reached 30.
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U.S. "ill-prepared" for a pandemic

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:20
Somewhere in a Department of Homeland Security warehouse, thousands of doses of antiviral medications are about to expire.
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What is 'too much' caffeine?

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:20
Carl Azuz reports on why consuming too much caffeine is not good for you.
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Virus hitting kids is hard to track

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:27
Doctors believe the Enterovirus is making lots of kids sick. But nailing the culprit won't be easy.
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Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola

Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:12
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday it will donate $50 million to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Low-carb or low-fat? Doesn't matter

Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:55
Anyone who's ever attempted to lose weight knows the frustration of trying (and failing at) different diets. A recent study suggests any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet can produce significant weight loss results.
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American Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta

Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:15
A U.S. citizen who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone arrived Tuesday at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The patient could be seen walking, apparently with some help from one person, into the facility.
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'Window closing' to stop Ebola

Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:50
USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah talks with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about what efforts are on the ground to stop Ebola.
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Gupta: We created the heroin problem

Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:40
The face of heroin abuse in America is changing. And part of the reason is that society wanted a quick fix to the prescription drug abuse problem.
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12 states investigate enterovirus

Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:33
Respiratory illnesses are sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and Southeast.
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Is talking on your cell bad for you?

Health - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:25
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how putting down your cell phone can help you live to 100.
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Crab's blood could save your life

Health - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 09:12
Hundreds of thousands of horseshoe crabs are captured each year for their incredible blue blood.
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10 best apps to train your brain

Health - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:22
Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.
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