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The bands around my baby

Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:00am
Amniotic band syndrome is a condition where string-like bands extend from the inner lining of the amnion, the sac that surrounds the baby in the womb
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Mental illness: Time to break taboo

Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:58am
350 million people around the world suffer from depression. Why aren't we talking about it?
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The 7 best strength exercises

Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:53am
Every exercise in your strength program has a purpose -- to help you build strength and muscle, burn fat, and improve your fitness. While there's a time and a place for nearly any exercise under the right circumstance, some movements are simply more effective than others. And it should be no surprise that the ones that build a foundation for skills that you'll use in real life will be the most beneficial for improving your fitness and quality of life.
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Texas abortion clinics can reopen for now

Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:23pm
The Supreme Court for now has ordered Texas not to enforce a law that had effectively shut down several clinics that provide abortions. The court's order means those clinics can reopen immediately.
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Facebook pays to freeze employees' eggs

Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:03pm
As part of the insurance coverage offered to its female employees, Facebook is paying to freeze their eggs.
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Opinion: Don't let Big Tobacco crush e-cigarettes

Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:15pm
Oliver Kershaw says that if Big Tobacco is given monopoly of e-cigarette products, public health will suffer.
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Gupta suits up in Ebola protective gear

Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:27am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta suits up & removes personal protective equipment that the CDC recommends when treating an Ebola patient
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Ebola: Five ways the CDC got it wrong

Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:47am
A nurse contracts Ebola. An urgent care center in Boston shuts down when a sick man walks in. Workers complain they haven't been trained to protect themselves. Is the CDC partly to blame?
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The scariest virus (hint: it's not Ebola)

Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:13am
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How could a U.S. nurse get Ebola?

Health - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:36pm
On the surface, the nurse seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.
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White House not naming Ebola 'czar,' despite calls to do so

Health - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:39pm
The White House continued to rebuff demands from Republican lawmakers to name an Ebola "czar" Monday, saying the current strategy headed by a top adviser allows the government to more effectively prevent the virus' spread.
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Theater buff loses 121 pounds

Health - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:26am
Actor loses 121 pounds to feel better, and ends up nabbing the lead role in his own life.
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How rabbi lost 100 pounds

Health - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:20am
Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes.
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Michigan toddler dies of enterovirus D68

Health - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:58am
A Michigan toddler has died of enterovirus D68, another reminder of the deadly potential of a disease that has infected hundreds nationwide in two months.
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ERs prepare as fears of Ebola spread

Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:06pm
Emergency rooms around the U.S. are preparing for the people who may have Ebola and for the people who just think they do.
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Matt Damon's personal water war

Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:57pm
Matt Damon talks to CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about his mission to bring water and toliets to the poor.
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Dying on her terms

Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 6:39pm
When we think of terminal cancer patients, we don't imagine someone like Brittany Maynard.
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Why we haven't stopped Ebola

Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:52am
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen says we have a plan to stop Ebola, but we haven't been able to execute it.
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The genius spermbank

Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:59am
An eccentric millionaire created a sperm bank with donations from only extraordinary men -- Nobel laureates, an Olympic athlete and geniuses with off-the-chart IQs.
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When suicide is not the answer

Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:52am
Sandeep Jauhar says the practice should be exceedingly rare, as gauging depression of the terminally ill, which may cause desire to die, is not straightforward Hospice care is a better option.
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