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Hope for kids using cannabis

40 min 45 sec ago
The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt marijuana plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.
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How dangerous is that sunburn?

45 min 36 sec ago
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how applying sunscreen everyday can help you live to 100.
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100 pounds down with plant-based diet

2 hours 59 min ago
For years Benji Kurtz was severely obese. He tried diet after diet. Then the solution to his weight loss problem found him.
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Second American infected with Ebola

3 hours 13 min ago
A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
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Baseball manager's rectal exam

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:19pm
The General Manager for a baseball team got a prostate exam in the press box while singing to the crowd before a game.
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Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:07pm
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
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This won't be the AIDS-free generation

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:57pm
In the United States, 26% of all new HIV infections are among young people ages 13 to 24. Yet only 1 in 5 high school students is tested for HIV.
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Sleep deprived? Beware false memories

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:36am
Parents believe their obese kids are healthy, sleep deprivation can make your brain slip and other things we learned this week.
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CDC reopens TB lab

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:58am
A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.
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Technology lets ALS sufferers speak

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:26am
Many ALS sufferers fear losing their ability to speak, but a new technology may allow them to keep their voice.
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Spanking's effect on kids' brains

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:31am
Researchers say physical punishment actually alters the brain -- not only in an "I'm traumatized!" kind of way, but also in an "I literally have less gray matter in my brain!" kind of way.
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Healthy skin on a budget

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:30am
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how we can have healthy, youthful skin on a budget.
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Training for your first triathlon? 4 common Qs

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:28am
Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes.
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5 things to know about Alzheimer's

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:21am
Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.
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Ebola doctor gets Ebola

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:21am
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the deadly disease.
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Study: Obamacare gave 10 million health insurance

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:57am
About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University.
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More stores affected by fruit recall

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:38am
Bought fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart recently? Contamination concerns at a packing plant have stores clearing their shelves.
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Train like a lady lumberjack

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:18am
Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7. The sport has made her a six-time world champion and given her six-pack abs.
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Abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:17am
In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.
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Overweight kids don't see it

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:35pm
CNN's Andy Rose tells us that most overweight children don't perceive themselves that way.
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