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

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:47am
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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Child receives his own 'Iron Man' arm

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:45am
Robert Downey Jr. may be Iron Man in the popular Marvel superhero films, but he recently dealt in some advanced bionic technology himself.
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Doctors claim first successful penis transplant

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:40am
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Misuse of garments caused exposure at monkey lab?

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:45pm
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

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:57pm
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

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:13am
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

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 8:45am
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Eat yourself healthy with these superfoods

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 8:44am
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

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:34am
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U.S. Ebola patient headed to NIH

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:32am
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

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:32am
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Are you an e-hypochrondriac?

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:32am
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What are causes and effects of PTSD?

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 2:39pm
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

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:35pm
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

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:59am
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

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:28am
As American families face age and infirmity, the need for caregivers is rising.
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Preparing for a triathlon? Try this

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:33am
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Cancer risk drops for vegetarians who eat fish

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:31am
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Teen in remission as forced chemo nears end

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 7:55am
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

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 7:44am
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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