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Enterovirus victim was 'gasping for breath'

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 7:36am
Since mid-August, Enterovirus D68 has swept through 30 states. Three-year-old David Nash was one of its victims.
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Music helps your brain

Health - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 7:26am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.
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CDC: 1.4 million Ebola cases possible

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:56pm
The number of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia could reach anywhere from 550,000 to 1.4 million by January, the CDC says.
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Join us for Alzheimer's chat

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:30am
It is the scariest diagnosis imaginable. So terrifying, it seems, that many people with early signs of Alzheimer's disease dwell for years in a state of denial.
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Watch: Life in 'Ebola Country'

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:28am
Funerals, ghost towns and haunted health workers. This is life in the Ebola zone. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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Reporter asks: Can it be stopped?

Health - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:17am
As I stood in the sweltering heat outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta earlier this week, President Barack Obama whispered in my ear.
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Desperation grows in Ebola zone

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:35pm
Moses Kallie has lost 13 relatives, his parents included, to the deadly Ebola virus. His story is just one of too many in Liberia.
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FDA allows expanded use of experimental Ebola drug

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:32pm
An experimental Ebola drug that's still in development may now be used to treat more people with the disease, according to Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
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I am a human guinea pig

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:53pm
Earlier this week, Brian Shepherd sat down in a small doctor's office in Bethesda, Maryland. A technician swabbed his arm and gave him a quick jab with a needle.
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Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:49pm
One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone, Stephen Gaojia, the country's head of emergency operations, said Monday.
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700 infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:38pm
More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health.
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Power walker loses 150 pounds

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:22am
In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. Her family offered to pay for weight loss surgery but she decided to lose the extra pounds on her own.
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7 ways to boost your happiness

Health - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:34am
Happiness isn't just an emotional state. Science shows people who are happy live longer and healthier lives.
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8 killed in Guinea town over Ebola fears

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:18pm
They were traveling to raise awareness about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Instead, it seems, they encountered violence.
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Migraines linked to Parkinson's

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
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'Sumo wrestler' to distance runner

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds.
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The longer you sleep, the weirder your dreams

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:06pm
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health -they look at artificial sweeteners, our expanding waistlines, teen drug use, the intensity of dreams, and a new way to detect depression.
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Violently ill, yet pregnant again

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:50am
Hyperemesis gravidarum causes extreme sickness during pregnancy. Read about one mother's journey.
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President takes on superbugs

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:03am
The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts have warned us for years.
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Enterovirus D68 in 19 states, Canada

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:06pm
Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.
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