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U.S. Ebola patient arrives at hospital from Sierra Leone

Health - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 07:47
An American health care worker who came down with Ebola while volunteering in West Africa arrived Friday at a National Institutes of Health hospital in Maryland for treatment, the NIH said.
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Misuse of garments caused exposure at monkey lab?

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 14:45
The misuse of outer protective garments may have led to the exposure of a potentially deadly strain of bacteria at the Tulane National Primate Research Center near New Orleans, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
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Comic takes on Cerebral Palsy misconceptions

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 13:57
March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. Don't feel bad if you did not know that. I didn't either until someone recently slapped a picture of a green ribbon and a message wishing me a "Happy CP Awareness Month" on my Facebook page. I always thought March was Women's History Month.
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Boy gets prosthetic arm

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:13
Limbitless Solutions made a prosthetic arm for 7-year-old Alex Pring and had Robert Downey Jr. give it to him in person.
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Are you your germs? Microbe genes slipped into DNA

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:45
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Eat yourself healthy with these superfoods

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:44
An apple a day keeps the doctor away -- but is that enough to keep us fit and strong?
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Losing a brain tumor, gaining perspective

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 07:34
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U.S. Ebola patient headed to NIH

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 07:32
The National Institutes of Health said Thursday that it plans to admit to its Maryland hospital an American health care worker with Ebola.
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The island where people forget to die

Health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 07:32
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What are causes and effects of PTSD?

Health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 14:39
CNN takes a look at the common causes and life-altering side effects of PTSD, the fourth-most diagnosed psychiatric disorder in the U.S.
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Worms inflating limbs: Eiminating elephantiasis

Health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:35
1.4 billion people globally are at risk of a disease inflating their limbs--elephantiasis -- and 500 million of them are in India. A new campaign has launched to control the spread of disease in the 17 states at most risk and help reach India's ambitious target to eliminate elephantiasis by the end of this year.
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Father of baby who survived river crash feels blessed

Health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:59
The father of baby Lily, found by rescuers after her mother's car flipped into a river, says she's doing great and that he feels blessed.
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Opinion: What 'Still Alice' director knew

Health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:28
As American families face age and infirmity, the need for caregivers is rising.
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Teen in remission as forced chemo nears end

Health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 07:55
A 17-year-old Connecticut teen who has been forced to undergo nearly six months of chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma is in remission.
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Worker exposed to dangerous bacteria at monkey lab

Health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 07:44
An employee at the Tulane National Primate Research Center near New Orleans has tested positive for a potentially deadly strain of bacteria kept at the facility.
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College kids make robotic arms for children

Health - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:23
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Health care worker tests positive for Ebola

Health - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 14:46
A British military health care worker in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, a UK health agency said.
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What Miles O'Brien teaches us about loss

Health - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 09:54
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Teen with treatable cancer refuses chemotherapy

Health - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 09:44
The Connecticut Supreme Court will make a decision as to whether or not a teenager should be forced to undergo chemotherapy against her wishes. WFSB reports.
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Miles O'Brien: My life, lost and found

Health - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 09:39
Winston Churchill once said, "If you're going through hell, keep going." That quote has always resonated with me, but never more so than during this past year. Since I lost my arm in a freak accident in February 2014, I have tried mightily to put those words into action, constantly focusing on forward motion.
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