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FDA: Stop selling fake Ebola drugs

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 07:41
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 - 22:37
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 - 14:43
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 - 14:20
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 - 07:41
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 - 07:40
Take a look inside what might be the most complex biological system in the world: the human brain.
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How your baby's brain develops

Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:40
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 - 07:14
22-year-old Fatu Kekula nursed her mother, father and sister through Ebola using trash bags to protect herself.
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A one-woman Ebola hospital

Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:14
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 - 12:29
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 - 12:28
Dr. Rick Sacra is the third American Ebola patient to fully recover from the deadly virus.
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Farming in the city

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:52
This urban farm supplies fresh produce to food deserts, but also offers other benefits to individuals and the community.
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Vintage cold and flu ads

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:36
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Flu shot myths addressed

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:35
Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.
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Ebola kills more than those infected

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:40
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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Schizophrenia is eight disorders

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:43
What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests.
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Early memory lapses may be Alzheimer's sign

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:41
A new study suggests that people who have a sense that they are forgetting more things may actually be onto something even if it isn't showing up on cognitive tests.
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Hospital costs fall in Obamacare's first year

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:19
Days ahead of the one-year anniversary of the rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Affordable Care Act's health care exchange website that was originally plagued with numerous technical glitches, the Department of Health and Human Services has released a report highlighting the impact of the law on hospital costs.
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Reduce your risk of dementia

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:59
The statistics, unfortunately, are staggering. An estimated 44 million people worldwide are living with dementia, according to a report released Tuesday by Alzheimer's Disease International.
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One woman walked in, and Ebola nightmare began

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:58
A middle-aged woman walked into the emergency room of Phebe Hospital with a fever on the evening of June 23.
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