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Adam's story: 63 pills a day

2 hours 17 sec ago
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
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Early school start times unhealthy

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:19
If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.
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15 diseases docs get wrong

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:19
After strange pains or mysterious digestive issues, you hope a trip to the doctor will solve your health woes. That's not always the case.
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Why ab workouts are a waste of time

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:17
You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals. None of the gizmos and doodads advertised online or on TV have worked, so you figure it's time to sign up for that 30-minute abs class at the gym.
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Human trial of Ebola vaccine to start next week

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:40
A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.
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Ebola outbreak death toll passes 1,550

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 08:45
The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
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Veterans get second chance

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:32
Veterans treatment courts are helping former warriors who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.
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Being an addict's mom

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:31
How do parents of addicts help their children without enabling them? CNN's Kelly Wallace gets a painfully honest look at what it's like to be in this situation.
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'Meat & potatoes' of fighting drugs

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:25
Heroin use has surged in cities across the U.S. CNN joins Detective David Betz as he and a confidential informant work to get illegal drugs off the streets.
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This is your brain on heroin

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:25
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
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Vaccine-autism study under investigation

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:23
A study on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed over "serious concerns about the validity of its conclusions."
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Ebola doctors volunteer despite risk

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:21
Healthcare workers in Liberia carry on despite the growing number of casualties among their own. Nima Elbagir reports.
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Ebola outbreak 'worse than I'd feared'

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:26
CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden is in Liberia, one of four countries affected by the largest Ebola outbreak on record.
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'Suicide tourism' has doubled

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:40
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
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45 sickened by raw milk in Utah

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:39
Cases of campylobacteriosis, a common diarrheal infection, have been linked to raw milk or cream purchased at a local dairy farm.
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120 health care workers dead

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:23
CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses why 120 healthcare workers died from the Ebola virus.
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Medical evidence of white privilege?

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:22
Jean Casarez sets out to find out why blacks and other minorities have higher infant mortality rates and health issues.
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Questions linger about effects of Fukushima

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:06
Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.
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Adding years to your life

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:03
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how to add years to your life and life to your years.
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Transgender woman feels 'complete'

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:47
Devin Payne had gone years without health insurance. Then Obamacare opened the door for her gender reassignment surgery.
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