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100 pounds down with plant-based diet

1 hour 43 min ago
For years Benji Kurtz was severely obese. He tried diet after diet. Then the solution to his weight loss problem found him.
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Second American infected with Ebola

1 hour 58 min ago
A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
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Baseball manager's rectal exam

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:19
The General Manager for a baseball team got a prostate exam in the press box while singing to the crowd before a game.
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Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:07
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
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This won't be the AIDS-free generation

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:57
In the United States, 26% of all new HIV infections are among young people ages 13 to 24. Yet only 1 in 5 high school students is tested for HIV.
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Sleep deprived? Beware false memories

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:36
Parents believe their obese kids are healthy, sleep deprivation can make your brain slip and other things we learned this week.
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CDC reopens TB lab

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:58
A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.
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Technology lets ALS sufferers speak

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:26
Many ALS sufferers fear losing their ability to speak, but a new technology may allow them to keep their voice.
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Spanking's effect on kids' brains

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:31
Researchers say physical punishment actually alters the brain -- not only in an "I'm traumatized!" kind of way, but also in an "I literally have less gray matter in my brain!" kind of way.
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Healthy skin on a budget

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:30
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how we can have healthy, youthful skin on a budget.
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Training for your first triathlon? 4 common Qs

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:28
Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes.
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5 things to know about Alzheimer's

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:21
Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.
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Ebola doctor gets Ebola

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:21
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the deadly disease.
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Study: Obamacare gave 10 million health insurance

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:57
About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University.
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More stores affected by fruit recall

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:38
Bought fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart recently? Contamination concerns at a packing plant have stores clearing their shelves.
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Train like a lady lumberjack

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:18
Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7. The sport has made her a six-time world champion and given her six-pack abs.
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Abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:17
In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.
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Overweight kids don't see it

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:35
CNN's Andy Rose tells us that most overweight children don't perceive themselves that way.
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Recall on peaches, plums

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:06
Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart recall recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:55
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
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