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Young cancer victim's ashes inspire filmmaker

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:28pm
It was about eight months into her fight with heart cancer that 24-year-old Maire Kent knew she was going to die. The plan she made for her ashes inspired strangers and a filmmaker.
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Ebola fears hit close to home

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:47pm
American Patrick Sawyer died in Lagos, Nigeria, after becoming infected with Ebola. His death has sparked worries about the virus spreading to the United States.
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Fist bumps beat handshakes for hygiene

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:51am
CNN's Adam Dunnakey looks at a new study that says high fives and fist bumps beat handshakes for hygiene.
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Meet the woman who built a spin empire

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:49am
Would you spend $34 on an exercise class? SoulCycle co-founder Elizabeth Cutler thinks you will.
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10 yoga poses to beat stress

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:38am
Don't let stress get the best of you! Start your day off right with this yoga sequence for beginners. These 10 yoga poses will have you feeling refreshed in no time.
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Fear among Ebola aid workers

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:35am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks at fear spreading amongst locals that aid workers helping those with Ebola are spreading the disease.
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First impressions made in 100 milliseconds

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:32am
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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Liberia closes its borders to stop Ebola

Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:44pm
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as two American health care workers fight off infections.
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MERS may be airborne

Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:44pm
The deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus may be transmitted through the air, according to a new observation paper.
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How to avoid being hit by lightning

Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:28pm
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us the best ways to avoid being hit by lightning.
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What treats are good for pets?

Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:52am
Are the goodies we give our pets good for them?
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How dangerous is that sunburn?

Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:40am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how applying sunscreen everyday can help you live to 100.
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Federal marijuana bill would legalize some strains

Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:38am
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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Second American infected with Ebola

Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:12am
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

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:19pm
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

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:07pm
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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Sleep deprived? Beware false memories

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:36am
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

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:58am
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

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:26am
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

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:31am
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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