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Her job is to help you die a 'good death'

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:47
Jena Johnson counsels people who want to die a good death. She wants Americans to know that they have choices about what they want at the end of their lives.
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Autistic artist teaches through drawings

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 09:16
Pouring her heart and soul into her drawings, Julia Adams illustrates a book by Sam Goldstein to teach kids about autism.
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Why we need World Vasectomy Day

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:56
It's a simple procedure that takes about 15 minutes, but it leads men to shoulder part of the responsibility for family planning.
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How did nurse Amber Vinson get Ebola?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 18:03
'It is a mystery to me,' she says. Vinson says she followed all the rules when caring for an Ebola patient. So how did the Texas nurse contract the deadly virus?
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How to avoid Ebola quarantines

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:40
In dealing with the Ebola crisis, Aileen Marty says we can come up with cheaper and safer solutions than quarantines.
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Spanish nurse's assistant to leave hospital after beating Ebola

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 14:18
A Spanish nurse's assistant who caught Ebola while caring for a patient is to be discharged Wednesday after 30 days in the hospital, medical officials said.
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What is bipolar disorder?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:12
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains bipolar disorder and why the condition is so difficult to identify and treat.
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Special NICU mimics mom's womb

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:45
Doctors and nurses at a specialized unit at CHOC have implemented a system they say is dramatically reducing disability and infection rates among micro preemies.
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How to decode the restaurant menu

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:10
Restaurant menus are designed to entice you, not tell you whether the foods are healthy. This guide takes the guesswork out of dining out.
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Study: Long-term shift work lessens brain power

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:38
It's not the news that any shift worker wants to hear. Not only is working irregular hours bad for your social life and likely your health, but it has a chronic effect on your ability to think, a new study has found.
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Kaci Hickox: 'The fight is not over'

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 07:07
Nurse Kaci Hickox has cut a deal with authorities that permits her to travel, more or less freely, while monitoring her health.
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Athlete achieves dying wish

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 07:06
Basketball might be a team sport, but Mount St. Joseph University freshman Lauren Hill was clearly the star of the court Sunday in Ohio's Cintas Center in Cincinnati.
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Opinion: Who's hurt by assisted suicide?

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 07:02
Diane Coleman weighs in on Brittany Maynard and the problem with legalizing assisted suicide.
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How she lost 145 pounds

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:54
One day, Kari Ianuale had had enough. The Nazareth, Pennsylvania, resident was embarrassed to discover that her size 24 pants no longer fit.
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Advocate for 'death with dignity' dies

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:44
Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer and would end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," has died, advocacy group Compassion & Choices said on Facebook.
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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 05:23
A happy reunion in Dallas. An Ebola patient in France. And a condition upgrade in New York.
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UN official: No need to quarantine everyone from Ebola hotspots

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:58
It is not necessary to quarantine people merely because they come from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea, the United Nations Ebola coordinator said Friday.
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Can we predict the future of medicine?

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:52
Although designer babies and a disease-free world may or may not come to pass, you can get a glimpse of the most promising and upcoming medical innovations of 2015, via the Cleveland Clinic.
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Maine judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:48
A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.
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Game company to help 'Operation' creator with operation costs

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:18
John Spinello created the game of "Operation" nearly 50 years ago. Since then, millions have attempted to remove small plastic body parts from Cavity Sam without lighting up his red nose and hearing that sweat-inducing BUZZ.
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