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Good neighbors are good for your heart

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:03pm
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.
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School lunches face tough test

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:59pm
The USDA says 1 million fewer students nationwide are eating federal school lunches since nutrition guidelines were enacted in 2012.
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'Suicide tourism' has doubled

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:58pm
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
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Menopause: Qs you're not asking

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:57pm
Menopause: the permanent end of fertility (and periods!) that commonly happens to women in their late 40s and 50s. For many women, just saying the word can increase anxiety levels.
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Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:57pm
Researchers are working on a tracking device like the ones placed in airplanes that records surgeons' movements during an operation.
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Borders closing over Ebola fears

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:44am
Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that Ebola could spread -- the latest country to do so amid the largest outbreak on record.
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Will Michael Brown autopsies provide answers?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:42am
There are dueling narratives in the death of Michael Brown. But the three autopsies done on his body can only tell investigators so much.
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DEA tightens rules on hydrocodone products

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Hydrocodone combination pills, also known as opiods, have moved from a Schedule III drug to a Schedule II drug.
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Are Ebola survivors now immune?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:20am
Two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus were given an experimental drug.
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Identifying 'signs of a struggle'

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 7:48am
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks to a forensic pathologist about how to determine signs of a struggle between two people.
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Suicide by the numbers

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 7:43am
The highest rate of suicide in the U.S. actually occurs among middle-aged Americans. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
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You're sabotaging your workout

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 7:43am
Not seeing results at the gym? Find out if one of these common exercise culprits is to blame.
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Father of modern yoga dies

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 7:41am
BKS Iyengar, the man who brought yoga to the masses, has died at the age of 95. CNN's Sumnima Udas shares his story.
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American Ebola patients released

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:12am
Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, have been released from Emory University Hospital.
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6 yoga poses for sciatic pain

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:31am
Sciatica is a real pain in the butt -- and sometimes also in the leg and foot. See six yoga poses that can help provide sciatic pain relief.
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Are your medical records at risk?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:30am
Here's what you need to know if your records are stored electronically (and they probably are).
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Mom loses half her body weight

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:25am
A dream vacation to Hawaii sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans because it involved wearing a bathing suit. So when she got home, she vowed to change.
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Report: Up to 30,000 need Ebola drugs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:25pm
If scientists were to develop the cure for Ebola, how much would they need to stop the largest outbreak in known history?
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Peanut butter recalled over salmonella fears

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:50am
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four separate instances of illness.
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Worst foodborne illness outbreaks

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:49am
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