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Call for e-cigarette crackdown

1 hour 27 min ago
The World Health Organization is calling for strict regulations on e-cigarettes.
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Senegal confirms first Ebola case

1 hour 41 min ago
The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its borders with Guinea over fears that the deadly outbreak could spread, the Senegalese Press Agency reported Friday.
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Surgical 'black box' coming soon

2 hours 9 min ago
Researchers are working on a tracking device like the ones placed in airplanes that records surgeons' movements during an operation.
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Vaccine-autism study removed

2 hours 10 min ago
A study on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed over "serious concerns about the validity of its conclusions."
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Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin

3 hours 5 min ago
The face of heroin abuse in America is changing. And part of the reason is that society wanted a quick fix to the prescription drug abuse problem.
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Adam's story: 63 pills a day

4 hours 49 min ago
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
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15 diseases docs get wrong

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:19
After strange pains or mysterious digestive issues, you hope a trip to the doctor will solve your health woes. That's not always the case.
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Why ab workouts are a waste of time

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:17
You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals. None of the gizmos and doodads advertised online or on TV have worked, so you figure it's time to sign up for that 30-minute abs class at the gym.
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Human trial of Ebola vaccine to start next week

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:40
A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.
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Ebola outbreak death toll passes 1,550

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 08:45
The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
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Doctors: Early school start times unhealthy

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:33
If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.
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Veterans get second chance

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:32
Veterans treatment courts are helping former warriors who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.
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Being an addict's mom

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:31
How do parents of addicts help their children without enabling them? CNN's Kelly Wallace gets a painfully honest look at what it's like to be in this situation.
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'Meat & potatoes' of fighting drugs

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:25
Heroin use has surged in cities across the U.S. CNN joins Detective David Betz as he and a confidential informant work to get illegal drugs off the streets.
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This is your brain on heroin

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:25
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
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Ebola doctors volunteer despite risk

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:21
Healthcare workers in Liberia carry on despite the growing number of casualties among their own. Nima Elbagir reports.
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Ebola outbreak 'worse than I'd feared'

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:26
CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden is in Liberia, one of four countries affected by the largest Ebola outbreak on record.
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'Suicide tourism' has doubled

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:40
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
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45 sickened by raw milk in Utah

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:39
Cases of campylobacteriosis, a common diarrheal infection, have been linked to raw milk or cream purchased at a local dairy farm.
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120 health care workers dead

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:23
CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses why 120 healthcare workers died from the Ebola virus.
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