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Ebola doctors volunteer despite risk

Health - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:21am
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'

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:26pm
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

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:40am
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

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:39am
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

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:23am
CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses why 120 healthcare workers died from the Ebola virus.
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Medical evidence of white privilege?

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:22am
Jean Casarez sets out to find out why blacks and other minorities have higher infant mortality rates and health issues.
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Questions linger about effects of Fukushima

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:06am
Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.
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Adding years to your life

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:03pm
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how to add years to your life and life to your years.
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Transgender woman feels 'complete'

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:47pm
Devin Payne had gone years without health insurance. Then Obamacare opened the door for her gender reassignment surgery.
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6 yoga poses to help with sciatica

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:44pm
Sciatica is a real pain in the butt -- and sometimes also in the leg and foot. See six yoga poses that can help provide sciatic pain relief.
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Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:47am
A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum. Beyond it, more than 70,000 people are trapped -- angry, scared and increasingly hungry.
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Patients lie to CDC

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:53am
Out of fear or mistrust, some Ebola patients aren't honest about all the people they've been in contact with while symptomatic.
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Menopause Qs you're not asking

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:03pm
Menopause: the permanent end of fertility (and periods!) that commonly happens to women in their late 40s and 50s. For many women, just saying the word can increase anxiety levels.
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Inside your mind with 'Brain Games'

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:44pm
Jason Silva from National Geographic's hit show "Brain Games" talks about tricks the mind plays that shape our reality.
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No longer lonely: He lost 225 lbs

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:45pm
Tevante Clark enrolled in a nutrition program to try to lose weight naturally. He figured if that failed, he would get gastric bypass surgery.
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She lost 140 lbs with hypnosis

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:19am
A dream vacation to Hawaii sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans because it involved wearing a bathing suit. So when she got home, she vowed to change.
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Congo confirms Ebola as virus spreads

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:26am
The Democratic Republic of Congo is reporting new Ebola cases in a northern town, sparking fears that the deadly virus is expanding far beyond West Africa.
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Dr. Gupta plays 'Brain Games'

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:35am
"Brain Games" host Jason Silva joins Dr. Sanjay Gupta on SGMD Saturday at 4:30pm ET and Sunday at 7:30am ET on CNN
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Good neighbors are good for your heart

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:03pm
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.
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Borders closing over Ebola fears

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:44am
Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that Ebola could spread -- the latest country to do so amid the largest outbreak on record.
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