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Study: Long-term shift work lessens brain power

Health - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:38am
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'

Health - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 7:07am
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

Health - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 7:06am
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?

Health - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 7:02am
Diane Coleman weighs in on Brittany Maynard and the problem with legalizing assisted suicide.
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How she lost 145 pounds

Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 6:54am
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

Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 6:44am
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

Health - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 5:23am
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

Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:58pm
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?

Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:52pm
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

Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:48pm
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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