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Ebola outbreak: One year later

Health - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:55pm
The Ebola outbreak has infected 24,000 people and killed 10,000. And it's managed to do so because of an institutional failure on several levels: weak public health systems locally and a painfully slow response globally.
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Obesity rates drop for 2- to 5-year-olds

Health - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:55pm
Obesity rates in children 2 to 5 years old have decreased significantly over the past decade, according to a new study published Tuesday.
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Healthy school lunches face tough taste test

Health - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:54pm
Students in Gainesville, Georgia, are likely eating a better lunch than you today. On the menu in their cafeterias? Chicken salad on a bed of spinach with strawberries and Mandarin oranges. Boneless wings. Brunch for lunch.
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CDC's credibility on the line, report warns

Health - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:07am
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Toddler revived after 101 minutes of CPR

Health - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:06am
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And the secret to happiness is...

Health - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:06am
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Watch your plate: Recent recalls

Health - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:05am
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Democrats squabble over abortion

Health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:12pm
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid isn't just fighting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over abortion.
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The #TwizzlerChallenge: This year's Ice Bucket

Health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:08pm
Admit it, you've been secretly itching for a new cause since last year's Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS left your teeth chattering and raised $115 million.
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Why mustard is better for you than ketchup

Health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 8:55am
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Save yourself a trip to the ER

Health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 8:54am
A startup called CellScope has created an attachment for the iPhone to help diagnose ear infections. Check out more Instant Startups.
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New study links diet soda to belly fat

Health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 8:54am
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Crawling in a 'polio-free' country

Health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 7:53am
In March of last year, it was announced that polio had been eradicated in India. Photographer Elena del Estal couldn't help but wonder about those already living with the disease.
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Breastfeeding linked to higher IQ

Health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 7:53am
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Photos: Inside the plane

Health - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 9:14am
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Battling childhood blindness and deafness

Health - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 9:11am
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Americans exposed to Ebola patient return

Health - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 8:46am
Two more American aid workers who had high-risk exposure to Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived back in the United States on Monday for monitoring
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Chris Borland, 24, to retire from NFL

Health - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:44pm
You're a 24-year-old professional football player. You signed a nearly $3 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers and banked a $600,000 bonus. You're looking real pretty after a stellar rookie season. But there's something seriously bothering you. You keep thinking, what if, one day, all those hits, those concussions, add up? Is your health really worth the risk?
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Why are these NFLers retiring early?

Health - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 12:07pm
Patrick Willis, the San Francisco 49er linebacker, isn't really sure what he'll do next, but he knows he won't play another game in the National Football League. Although fans around the globe are begging the 30-year-old, seven-time Pro Bowler to "unretire," Willis said his nagging injuries and desire for a happy life are why he walked away.
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Should we raise legal smoking age?

Health - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 8:38am
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