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CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:34pm
Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected several children in Colorado. Is enterovirus D68 to blame?
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Brothers travel before going blind

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:48pm
What would you see if you knew you wouldn't be able to see much longer? Tod and Justin Purvis traveled across America to find the answer.
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Think twice about 'the pill'

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:14pm
When it comes to effective birth control options for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.
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Five babies test positive for TB in Texas

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:34am
Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.
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Lab holds 2,000 brains

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:45am
The University of Miami Brain Endowment Bank provides brain tissues to researchers to study various brain disorders.
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Treating Ebola with HIV drug

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:41am
A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he's had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug.
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FDA: Stop selling fake Ebola drugs

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:41am
The FDA has warned three companies that are selling products that claim to treat or cure Ebola.
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Harvesting 'bones' in $2.5m coral farm

Health - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:37pm
A man-made coral reef in the desert, could change medical operations forever.
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Beer may be good for your brain

Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 2:43pm
An element in beer may be good for your brain and other things we learned from medical journals this week.
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Yoga poses to help you touch your toes

Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 2:20pm
The inability to touch your toes is a common complaint -- and a popular excuse for avoiding yoga.
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Smart toothbrush tracks brushing

Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:41am
This Bluetooth enabled toothbrush coaches you while you brush and tracks your progress through a smartphone app.
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How your baby's brain develops

Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:40am
Take a look inside what might be the most complex biological system in the world: the human brain.
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A one-woman Ebola hospital

Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:14am
22-year-old Fatu Kekula nursed her mother, father and sister through Ebola using trash bags to protect herself.
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Just 2 doctors for 85,000 people

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:29pm
In Bomi County, Liberia, there are two doctors. Not two doctors for Ebola patients but two doctors -- period.
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American Ebola patient released

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:28pm
Dr. Rick Sacra is the third American Ebola patient to fully recover from the deadly virus.
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Ebola patients left on the ground

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:16am
The desperately ill Ebola patients had come to the new center for treatment. Instead they would be left on the ground.
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Farming in the city

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:52am
This urban farm supplies fresh produce to food deserts, but also offers other benefits to individuals and the community.
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Hate running? 25 ways to learn to love it

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:55am
Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right?
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Ebola kills more than those infected

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:40am
Ten days ago, Lusa Khanneh took ill, but not with Ebola. On September 19, she was dead because no hospital would take her.
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Soda makers to cut calories: Is diet really better?

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 5:44pm
Soda makers want to cut the number of calories you're drinking each year. At the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, the big three -- Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper -- pledged to reduce the number of beverage calories Americans are consuming by 20% over the next decade.
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