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His crime: Mental illness?

Health - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 6:14pm
As a father of three, I felt Tricia Lammers' pain as she spoke about her son Blaec.
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Curb klutziness with yoga

Health - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 6:44am
Do you trip over your own feet? Bump into things? Break nails and jam fingers by overreaching?
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Norovirus sickens cruise ship passengers

Health - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:40pm
The latest norovirus outbreak aboard the Princess Cruises' Crown Princess has infected 172 people, according to the CDC.
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Should cities be reimbursed for Ebola costs? U.S. senator says yes

Health - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:37pm
The federal government should pay back New York and other cities that have shelled out millions to deal with Ebola, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday.
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CNN exclusive: Hits and misses handling Ebola

Health - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:36pm
In an exclusive interview with CNN, Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reflected on the lowest moments -- and the surprises -- that occurred when Thomas Eric Duncan became the first person to unexpectedly arrive in the United States with Ebola.
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Clinical drug trials to start next month as Ebola death toll mounts

Health - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:55pm
Clinical trials of experimental Ebola treatment will start next month in West Africa as the regional death toll from the deadly virus surpasses 5,000.
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Nebraska hospital preps for Ebola patient

Health - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:05am
A surgeon who is a Sierra Leone national and U.S. legal permanent resident will come to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment for Ebola.
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Paraplegic groom's first-dance surprise

Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:03am
Joey Johnson, a paraplegic, surprised his wife on their wedding day with a contraption that let him stand for their first dance.
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Parents wed in NICU

Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:08am
A Texas couple married Tuesday in the neonatal intensive-care unit with their prematurely born son, dressed in a tuxedo onesie, serving as ring bearer. The baby's twin died in utero.
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Ebola: Africans kicking the virus out of their communities

Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:56am
Africans who understand the local context of people most at risk of contracting Ebola are devising innovative and creative ways to teach hard-to-reach people how to avoid infection.
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This 30 cent device could save your life

Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:51am
It's an entirely preventable disease, and when diagnosed early, it's easily treatable. Yet Malaria still claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year. This kit could put an end to that.
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The 10 worst people at the gym

Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:02pm
You've made the honorable effort of getting your butt to the gym. Little do you know, the battle has only just begun.
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Ebola outbreak: 2nd person dies in Mali

Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:06am
A nurse has died of Ebola in the Malian capital of Bamako, the health ministry said Wednesday, sparking fears that the nation has not yet defeated the deadly virus.
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Can't sleep? Try these 10 tips

Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:30am
It affects everyone, from office workers to sports stars. How you sleep affects how you perform -- and this man can help you snooze to the top.
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New York doctor free of Ebola

Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:16am
Dr. Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with Ebola in New York City last month after returning from treating patients in Guinea, is free of the virus and going home.
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'The Simpsons' Sam Simon on how cancer has changed his life

Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 7:51am
"The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon is facing terminal cancer, but he's also found happiness in giving back.
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Agency claims major violations by clinic that treated Joan Rivers

Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:49am
The Manhattan clinic that treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death made a number of serious mistakes, including failing to identify deteriorating vital signs, and providing timely intervention, according to a report released Monday.
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New York doctor free of Ebola

Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:46am
Dr. Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with Ebola in New York City last month after returning from treating patients in Guinea, is now free of the virus and will be released from the hospital.
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How pot changes your brain

Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:35am
Using marijuana at an early age could have long-term consequences on your brain. It may even lower your IQ. That's according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
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McDonald's recalls 2.3 million Hello Kitty whistles

Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:23am
McDonald's is recalling about 2.3 million Hello Kitty toys that came with some of its Happy Meals because they pose a choking risk.
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