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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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It's time to get your flu shot!

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:23pm
Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.
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Helping kids kick the pain and fear out of cancer

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:42pm
For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.
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Tool helps them see neurons

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:52pm
A Harvard chemist has received the Blavatnik Award for his work on technology to study neurodegenerative diseases.
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Live to 100: Laugh more

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:46am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.
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How Catholic health plans deal with birth control

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:52am
Catholic health plans have for years been arranging for outside firms to provide contraceptive coverage to their enrollees.
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The bitter truth about sugar

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:18am
Kristie Lu Stout speaks to author Robert Lustig about the dangers of added sugar in processed foods
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Ebola blood sold on black market

Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:12am
As hospitals struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from Ebola survivors, the World Health Organization warns.
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U.S. pledges troops to fight Ebola

Health - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:45am
President Obama announces new steps to combat the growing epidemic, including sending 3,000 U.S. troops to West Africa.
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Hallucinogens to treat depression?

Health - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:20am
Psychedelic drugs are being researched as a potential treatment for conditions ranging from anxiety to tobacco and alcohol addiction.
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Enterovirus D68 in 12 states

Health - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:19am
Alabama has joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68.
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King Richard III's bones reveal fatal blows

Health - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:15am
Researchers at the University of Leicester have used modern forensic analysis to reveal that Richard III suffered 11 injuries at or near the time of death, according to a study in The Lancet.
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Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Health - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:14am
A nursing student at Georgetown University -- who just a few days ago tweeted that she had a 105-degree fever and "this is what dying must feel like" -- passes away Tuesday of what her school called "apparent meningitis."
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CNN anchor: Breaking news changed my life balance

Health - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:46am
It was August, 2011, the night rebels seized control of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's compound and Tripoli fell.
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Smartphones affect your sleep

Health - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:39am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tell us how disconnecting before we go to bed can help us live to 100.
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Could Acid, Ecstasy help PTSD patients?

Health - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:59am
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with two leading experts on psychoactive drug research.
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Enterovirus D68 hits two more states

Health - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:20am
Indiana and Montana have joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of severe respiratory illness in children.
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