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Travels and health travails of Thomas Eric Duncan

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:18am
Days after arriving from Liberia, Thomas Eric Duncan twice went to a Dallas hospital after falling ill. The second time, he was admitted and later confirmed to have Ebola, the first such case diagnosed in the United States.
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#EbolaQandA FAQs

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:53pm
The first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. has raised many questions and concerns, which CNN has been responding to on social media using the hashtag #EbolaQandA.
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Five kids being watched for Ebola

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:17pm
Five children who attend four different schools came in close contact with the U.S. Ebola patient in Texas while he was contagious, health officials say.
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Mom makes ultimate sacrifice

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:06pm
A woman diagnosed with bone cancer refused a lifesaving treatment in order to give birth to her newborn daughter.
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25 ways to learn to love running

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:05pm
Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right?
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Ebola case first to be diagnosed in U.S.

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:40am
A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States.
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Keeping young athletes safe

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:28pm
CNN's Holly Firfer reports on ways parents can keep their student athletes safe.
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4 more kids with mystery illness

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:22pm
Doctors in Colorado spotted it first -- a group of children hospitalized with a neurologic illness. Now a hospital in Boston is reporting patients with similar symptoms.
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Enterovirus to blame for paralysis?

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:57am
Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected several children in Colorado. Is enterovirus D68 to blame?
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Ebola patients left on the ground outside hospital

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:28am
The desperately ill Ebola patients had come to the new center for treatment. Instead they would be left on the ground.
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Is diet soda really any better?

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:28am
Soda makers want to cut the number of calories you're drinking each year. At the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, the big three -- Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper -- pledged to reduce the number of beverage calories Americans are consuming by 20% over the next decade.
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Brothers travel before going blind

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:27am
What would you see if you knew you wouldn't be able to see much longer? Tod and Justin Purvis traveled across America to find the answer.
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How to become a morning person

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:27am
Let's start with the bad news: Only about 1 in 10 people is a true morning person, according to The Body Clock Guide to Better Health.
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NFL player who killed girlfriend, self likely had CTE

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:23am
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report.
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Doctors: Think twice about 'the pill' for teens

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:44pm
When it comes to effective birth control options for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.
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Five babies test positive for TB in Texas

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:34am
Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.
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Lab holds 2,000 brains

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:45am
The University of Miami Brain Endowment Bank provides brain tissues to researchers to study various brain disorders.
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Treating Ebola with HIV drug

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:41am
A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he's had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug.
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FDA: Stop selling fake Ebola drugs

Health - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:41am
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 - 10:37pm
A man-made coral reef in the desert, could change medical operations forever.
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