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Ebola outbreak: Millions of doses of vaccines planned by 2015

Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 03:40
As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year.
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The nurse who beat Ebola is getting back to normal life

Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 03:04
She beat Ebola. Now she's eager to resume a normal life -- and reunite with her dog, Bentley.
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Timeline: Ebola in New York

Health - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:17
A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola -- the first case of the deadly virus in New York City.
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Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants

Health - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:36
Pioneering heart transplant surgery announced Friday in Australia may lead to a new option for patients awaiting transplants by boosting the number of donor hearts available.
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How to print yourself a new hand

Health - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:25
Robert Graboyes says "permissionless innovation" is letting design and production of low-cost of 3-D printed hands quickly evolve. Such unleashed enterprise hould be applied across all of health care
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Researchers retract diet pill study

Health - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:26
Dr. Mehmet Oz has been under fire recently for promoting weight loss products on TV's "The Dr. Oz Show" that aren't backed by a lot of scientific evidence. Now a study supporting one of those products, diet pills made with green coffee bean extract, has been withdrawn by its lead researchers.
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Teen's quest for Amazon "medicine" ends in tragedy

Health - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:45
Kyle Nolan's mother opens up about his tragic journey to the Peruvian Amazon seeking the mind-altering power of ayahuasca, which some call a drug and others call a medicine.
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