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5 healthy Halloween treats

Health - 5 hours 21 min ago
We love Halloween season. Sweets. Sweaters. Sipping hot cider (maybe spiked). Halloween can certainly get you in the spirit, and nothing warms our hearts like these healthy Halloween treats that help you stay energized instead of stuck in a sugar coma.
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50 pounds lost for 50th reunion

Health - 6 hours 42 min ago
In January, Carol Highsmith, 68, began a journey of threes. She had three milestones of 50 that she planned to reach by following three simple rules:
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Ebola: An epic, epidemic overreaction

Health - 6 hours 44 min ago
If we really need something to worry about, worry about getting a flu shot -- not Ebola. And yet, the disproportionate hysteria over Ebola multiplies contagiously.
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Are pets exposed to Ebola a threat?

Health - 6 hours 51 min ago
Do dogs exposed to Ebola pose a health risk to humans? Biologist and TV host Dan Riskin explains.
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College student with meningitis dies

Health - 6 hours 54 min ago
An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died Friday, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people with whom she may have come in contact.
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GOP slams Obama's choice for Ebola czar

Health - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 13:32
Republicans who pressed President Barack Obama for a more coordinated federal response to the Ebola outbreak are blasting the appointment of Ron Klain, a veteran Democratic political aide, as the "Ebola czar."
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Airline contacting people on flights with nurse infected with Ebola

Health - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:14
A nurse infected with Ebola may have had symptoms sooner, authorities say, and an airline is notifying passengers who were on the same flights she took from Dallas to Cleveland.
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Bono: 'I have glaucoma'

Health - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:51
There's a reason for Bono's ever-present orange-tinted sunglasses, and it's not rock-star affectation. The U2 frontman has glaucoma.
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Slow and steady may not win the weight loss race

Health - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:12
Slow and steady may not be more effective than rapid weight loss -- and other things we learned from medical journals this week.
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What the dying really regret

Health - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 06:15
There are many regrets patients share with this chaplain before they die; those about time wasted hating their bodies are saddest.
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Watch out for teal pumpkins

Health - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 06:09
Halloween can be extra scary for kids with food allergies. There's a new campaign to place a teal pumpkin outside homes offering non-food treats this holiday.
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I'd have to do how much exercise to eat that?

Health - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 06:02
By early next year, more than 20 chain restaurants will be posting calorie counts on their menus. Yet that information may not be enough to change consumers' behavior, researchers say.
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Visit to Sanjay Gupta's past

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 22:02
Dr. Sanjay Gupta traveled from Pakistan to Michigan to discover his family's roots. Here's what he learned along the way.
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Ebola outbreak 'running much faster' than response

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 21:21
The current Ebola outbreak is "running much faster" than the international response to it, the co-discoverer of the virus said Thursday.
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Obama: Ebola czar 'may make sense'

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:47
President Barack Obama said Thursday night that it "may be appropriate" for him to appoint a czar to lead his administration's response to Ebola.
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How did this happen?

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 07:26
That's the question after news broke that a health care worker flew commercially as she was supposedly monitoring herself for possible Ebola.
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How did Ebola errors happen?

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:27
That is what many people were asking after news broke that a health care worker had flown commercially at a time she was supposedly monitoring herself for possible Ebola.
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How did Ebola errors happen?

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:27
That is what many people were asking after news broke that a health care worker had flown commercially at a time she was supposedly monitoring herself for possible Ebola.
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How did Ebola errors happen?

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:27
That is what many people were asking after news broke that a health care worker had flown commercially at a time she was supposedly monitoring herself for possible Ebola.
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Visit to Sanjay Gupta's past

Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:20
Dr. Sanjay Gupta traveled from Pakistan to Michigan to discover his family's roots. Here's what he learned along the way.
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