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CDC: 1.4 million Ebola cases possible

Health - 1 hour 20 min ago
The number of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia could reach anywhere from 550,000 to 1.4 million by January, the CDC says.
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700 infants exposed to TB

Health - 2 hours 4 min ago
More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health.
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Join us for Alzheimer's chat

Health - 2 hours 4 min ago
It is the scariest diagnosis imaginable. So terrifying, it seems, that many people with early signs of Alzheimer's disease dwell for years in a state of denial.
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Watch: Life in 'Ebola Country'

Health - 2 hours 7 min ago
Funerals, ghost towns and haunted health workers. This is life in the Ebola zone. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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Reporter asks: Can it be stopped?

Health - 2 hours 17 min ago
As I stood in the sweltering heat outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta earlier this week, President Barack Obama whispered in my ear.
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Hospital overwhelmed by patients

Health - 2 hours 19 min ago
The desperately ill Ebola patients had come to the new center for treatment. Instead they would be left on the ground.
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Schizophrenia is actually eight disorders

Health - 2 hours 19 min ago
What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests.
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Desperation grows in Ebola zone

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:35
Moses Kallie has lost 13 relatives, his parents included, to the deadly Ebola virus. His story is just one of too many in Liberia.
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FDA allows expanded use of experimental Ebola drug

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 16:32
An experimental Ebola drug that's still in development may now be used to treat more people with the disease, according to Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
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I am a human guinea pig

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:53
Earlier this week, Brian Shepherd sat down in a small doctor's office in Bethesda, Maryland. A technician swabbed his arm and gave him a quick jab with a needle.
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Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:49
One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone, Stephen Gaojia, the country's head of emergency operations, said Monday.
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How listening to music helps your brain

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 08:56
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.
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Power walker loses 150 pounds

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 07:22
In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. Her family offered to pay for weight loss surgery but she decided to lose the extra pounds on her own.
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7 ways to boost your happiness

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 05:34
Happiness isn't just an emotional state. Science shows people who are happy live longer and healthier lives.
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8 killed in Guinea town over Ebola fears

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:18
They were traveling to raise awareness about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Instead, it seems, they encountered violence.
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Migraines linked to Parkinson's

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:20
People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
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'Sumo wrestler' to distance runner

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:20
When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds.
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The longer you sleep, the weirder your dreams

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:06
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health -they look at artificial sweeteners, our expanding waistlines, teen drug use, the intensity of dreams, and a new way to detect depression.
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Violently ill, yet pregnant again

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:50
Hyperemesis gravidarum causes extreme sickness during pregnancy. Read about one mother's journey.
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President takes on superbugs

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:03
The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts have warned us for years.
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