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Smallpox found in unused lab

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 15:00
You never know what you're going to find in an unused storage room. Employees at the National Institutes of Health, for example, recently discovered some old vials of variola.
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Rare glimpse inside deadly Ebola clinic

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:25
A drop of bodily fluid can infect a person with Ebola. ITN's Dan Rivers takes you inside a deadly Ebola clinic in Guinea.
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Brazil's other big problem

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 09:32
Once known for its slender beach bodies, half of Brazilians are now overweight. What's the reason?
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IUD may increase cancer risk

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:44
A new study finds the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) or progesterone-releasing IUD, may be associated with a higher than expected incidence of breast cancer.
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5 reasons to drink coffee

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:43
If you've always thought of coffee as a vice -- one you're not willing to give up -- you'll be happy to know it's actually a workout booster.
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Ebola outbreak: 'Drastic action' needed

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:41
With their countries facing an Ebola epidemic of "unprecedented" proportions, the health ministers of 11 African nations have agreed to a joint strategy to try to stem its deadly advance.
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Think twice before skipping the stirrups

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:40
Ladies, you've heard the news that some doctors think you should skip your annual pelvic exam. Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen explains why she's keeping her appointment.
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One drink. 2 donuts. Same sugar.

Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:38
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New York legalizes medical marijuana

Health - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:31
New York became the latest state to permit the use of medical marijuana on Monday.
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