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Ebola crisis 'vastly underestimated'

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 16:11
Ebola has infected at least 1,975 people in Nigeria, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since the outbreak began this year.
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Mental health help: Where to turn

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 14:55
Americans often don't know where to turn when dealing with a loved one with serious mental illness, but experts emphsize there are resources available.
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Antibiotics may mess with your baby's metabolism

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 13:36
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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Break up with your trainer

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:25
After months of personal training, you're still not seeing results. Could it be time to ditch your trainer?
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CDC: Scientist to blame for deadly flu incident

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:24
A lab mix-up involving a deadly flu virus strain added to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's public relations nightmare this summer.
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Parkinson's disease, depression linked?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:59
Robin Williams' widow announced the actor was struggling with the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he died. back
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Whiz kids changing medicine

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 06:42
A 10-year-old inventor and a 20-year-old doctor? Meet the whiz kids changing the face of medicine.
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Sugar substitutes 101

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 06:40
This next generation seems way more wholesome than its chem-lab predecessors. But are these sugar subs better for you?
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Get 'em now! 8 summer foods

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 06:39
Farmers markets are brimming with beautiful, ripe produce for the picking, local foods are flooding the supermarket, and it's finally time for juicy berries and stone fruits to take center stage.
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Robin Williams had Parkinson's

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 06:26
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he died this week, his wife says.
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Just the facts: Ebola experimental drugs

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 14:34
The race to develop an effective treatment or vaccine against Ebola is on as the largest outbreak in history continues to spread in West Africa. Meanwhile, questions about whether unproven treatments are appropriate to use, and who should get them, are inspiring passion and resentment.
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9 nutrition rules for athletes

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:25
Follow these nutrition guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.
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Why Robin Williams lost to depression

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:55
The tragic death of Robin Williams has once again taught us a bitter lesson: Depression does not discriminate, cannot be bargained with and shows no mercy.
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Ebola infects nearly 2,000, kills half

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 06:36
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has now infected nearly 2,000 people, with more than half of those killed by the virus.
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Inside the Ebola outbreak with the CDC

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:05
"There is a great deal of fear in Lagos as many worry about a virus of which they know precious little," David Daigle writes from Nigeria.
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Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:41
Kids get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each year. But there are simple ways to keep them healthy.
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When mental illness affects your family

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:07
When we lose a beloved superstar like Robin Williams to an apparent suicide and learn he had been battling severe depression before his death, it's natural to think about our own loved ones. But children sometimes get left out of our conversations about mental illness. The truth is, they suffer too.
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Canada offers Ebola vaccine

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 06:35
As the Ebola epidemic death toll soars over 1,000, a team of medical experts says it is ethical to offer experimental medications to fight the virus.
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In his own words: Robin Williams on depression

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 06:32
Actor and comedian Robin Williams in his own words -- his personal struggles with alcoholism and depression.
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Medical marijuana bill aims to help kids

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:49
Rep. Scott Perry discusses his proposed legislation to legalize some strains of marijuana at the federal level.
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