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Ebola outbreak could be 'catastrophic'

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 15:31
Fear over Ebola is growing as leaders struggle to try to stop the deadly epidemic in West Africa. Here's what you need to know:
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More babies being breast-fed

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 15:22
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.
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First impressions in 100 milliseconds

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:18
Making a good first impression might have more to do with your facial features than choosing the right outfit, a new study reveals.
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NIH: Ebola vaccine to be tested on humans soon

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:16
The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine in people as early as September, the NIH announced Thursday.
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21 pounds of flesh removed after weight loss

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:12
I am a CNN Fit Nation alumna. I completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in 2013 with my Fit Nation teammates. But my journey to health really started more than two years ago.
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Reporter eats 'unhealthiest' meal

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:01
A new survey calls Red Robin's "Monster" burger the "single unhealthiest" meal at a chain restaurant. KXTV reports.
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This won't be AIDS-free generation

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:34
He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.
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Big change proposed for pot law

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:34
The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt marijuana plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.
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Paralyzed men have sex again

Health - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:14
Many in wheelchairs argue that what doctors call "secondary conditions" such as sexual function and bowel and bladder control are just as important as walking.
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The U.S. is ready for Ebola

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 14:41
The CDC is warning against any traveling to the countries affected by Ebola. But if it comes to the U.S., our health care system is ready.
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Ebola triggers travel warning

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 14:08
The Centers for Disease Control has issued a travel warning for several countries in Africa as Ebola continues to spread.
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This is what you need to fall in love

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:41
Hugs, eye contact and of course, sex. Paul Zak breaks down the "love molecule" and how it effects our lives.
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Plant-based diet is his secret

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:15
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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Uber-inspired apps bring a doctor to your door

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:15
When you're sick, sometimes it feels impossible to get out of bed, let alone get to the doctor. Now the doctor will come to you.
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Could Ebola come here? Yes and no.

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:56
Yes, Ebola can come to the United States, experts say. But no, there's no reason to panic.
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Ebola victim 'holding her own'

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:28
Pastor of an American missionary infected with Ebola updates her condition and discusses how her family is holding up.
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Diseases you don't talk about

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:28
There are the diseases you don't want to get because they'll kill you. Then there are the diseases you don't want to get because you are too embarrassed to discuss them out loud, even with your doctor.
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Number of 9/11-related cancer cases is growing

Health - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:25
Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. These are cancers the federal government says are thought to be directly related to that effort -- cancers like leukemia, myeloma, thyroid and prostate cancers.
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Could a blood test predict suicides?

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:02
Approximately 36,000 deaths are caused by suicide each year in the United States. What if a simple blood test could one day help prevent that from happening?
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5 mosquito bite myths

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:40
The colors you wear and the food you eat don't matter. We bust five common mosquito bite myths to help you stop the itch.
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