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Your brain's Christmas wish

11 hours 43 min ago
Attention last-minute shoppers: We're sorry that you still have no idea what you're going to buy for friends and family this holiday season. So we asked some psychologists what, from the point of view of how the mind works, might make a great gift.
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Navigating the holidays with food allergies

11 hours 50 min ago
Holidays are a particularly challenging time for us food-allergic individuals with so many desserts and homemade treats, casseroles and dips laid out on the table -- largely without ingredient labels.
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Are you crazy for working out while sick?

14 hours 9 min ago
We're all for pushing yourself when it's laziness that's holding you back, but there are times when heading to spin class or the weight room can do your body more harm than good.
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Rare disease makes baby 'untouchable'

14 hours 50 min ago
Parents were shocked to find out their child has a disease which makes skin-to-skin contact nearly impossible.
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Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:23
Caramel apples are linked to an outbreak of listeriosis. So far four people are dead and 28 others have become sick in at least 10 different states.
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Hockey rink poisoning sickens dozens

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:22
A carbon monoxide leak at a Wisconsin ice rink left 81 people hospitalized. CNN affiliate WISC has the details.
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Simple steps to beating the holiday blues

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:21
Samantha Gattsek's family has never made a big deal out of holiday celebrations. But this year, she feels especially disconnected from the seasonal cheer surrounding her.
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This is your brain on crafting

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 07:22
Her brother's sudden death in 2004 hit Sarah Huerta hard.
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The debilitating outbreak sweeping the Americas

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:34
Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.
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Go ahead, lie about your age

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:14
People who feel younger at heart live longer. A new study shows those people are among a group who have a lower death rate, compared with those who felt their age or older.
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Senate confirms new surgeon general

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:26
The Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as surgeon general on Monday night as Democrats -- in the final days of their majority control of the chamber -- overcame stiff opposition from the National Rifle Association.
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Survey: Teen drinking, drug use down

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:24
Teens might be shedding their rebellious reputations: A survey says they're doing fewer drugs, drinking and smoking less. But E-cigarette use is up.
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How he became an Ironman

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:17
Joe Van Veldhuizen was 19 miles into his first Ironman. He had two hours left to complete the race, and only three miles to go in the 26.2-mile marathon.
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Opinion: Confirm new surgeon general

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:14
David Gergen says Dr. Vivek Murthy is eminently qualified for confirmation by the Senate today as surgeon general.
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Angelina Jolie's chickenpox explained

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:59
Angelina Jolie missed the premiere of her new film because of chickenpox. This is why it's good she stayed home.
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Chickenpox keeps Angelina Jolie from premiere

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:54
Angelina Jolie delivered a special message to fans in a video posted to YouTube: She's got chickenpox.
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5 ways to fat-proof your home

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 07:07
Here simple ways to keep your home food-temptation free. This works for even the most weak-willed among us.
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How a hockey player put pain on ice

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 07:11
Greg Ozubko's arthritis pain was so intense he couldn't walk. Now he's playing goalie -- all because of an NHL team with a terrible record.
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These men got a taste of childbirth

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 07:08
A hospital in China is hooking men up to a labor pain simulator that surges electrical currents to mimic childbirth.
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Congress' only psychologist faces lonely journey

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:35
Two years after Newtown, Rep. Tim Murphy is still crusading to change the mental health care system. For Congress' only psychologist, the political is personal.
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