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Measles case investigated at Seattle airport

Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:41
Travelers who passed through the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport earlier this month may have been exposed to the highly contagious measles virus, local health officials say.
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Enterovirus D68 spreads to Northeast

Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 08:38
More than a dozen cases of Enterovirus D68 have been confirmed in New York state, according to officials.
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Can psychedelic drugs be medicine?

Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 07:37
Psychiatrists are now considering the benefits of LSD and other psychedelic drugs in treatment. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
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Should you eat before a workout?

Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 06:44
Anyone who makes fitness a priority has experienced that moment when a slight tummy rumble comes along just as you head out to the gym.
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5 ways to think yourself well

Health - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 07:24
There wasn't anything that could bring singer Pharrell Williams down in his hit song "Happy." Turns out he was on to to something.
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What parents should know about enterovirus

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:33
Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists say they believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus.
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Why I stayed with my abuser

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:32
According to a national survey, 32% of women are physically assaulted by a partner during their lifetime. I was one of them.
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Ebola survivor gives blood to infected American

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:29
Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly has donated blood to help Dr. Rick Sacra, who is in isolation in Nebraska.
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Could we erase signs of autism?

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:28
The majority of seven caregivers had success when using early behavioral modification techniques with their children who showed early signs of autism. Five of the seven showed no developmental problems after being a part of the study.
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What if Ebola was airborne?

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:26
Every time the Ebola virus copies itself, it mutates. These mutations could change the way the virus behaves.
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WHO: West Africa can't keep up

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:59
The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health officials to handle them.
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Magic mushrooms help smokers quit

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:55
Even a few extra pounds can hurt your blood pressure. Magic mushrooms helped cigarette smokers quit. Scientists turned on a gene that slowed aging. A certain blood type has more memory problems than others. The wife is the key to a happy married life.
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I'm ready for my first triathlon

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 06:49
It has been just over eight months since I started this journey of training for my first triathlon. So much has happened to me, physically, mentally and spiritually.
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10 travel diseases you don't want

Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 06:27
As we travel ever further afield, which infectious diseases could we be exposed to?
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Sick kids flooding ERs

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 15:40
Children with severe respiratory illnesses are flooding the emergency room of USA Children's and Women's Hospital in Mobile, Alabama, according to CNN affiliate WPMI.
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Why we can't stop Ebola

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:56
Contact tracing works only if you have a list of victims' contacts and their addresses. The system in West Africa is "in shambles."
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9/11 responders denied cancer coverage

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:53
A growing number are being diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer. But some were diagnosed too soon after the terror attacks.
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Teen stoners will see effects by 30

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:20
Researchers wondered whether frequent cannabis use in adolescence would affect teens by the time they reached 30.
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U.S. "ill-prepared" for a pandemic

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:20
Somewhere in a Department of Homeland Security warehouse, thousands of doses of antiviral medications are about to expire.
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What is 'too much' caffeine?

Health - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:20
Carl Azuz reports on why consuming too much caffeine is not good for you.
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