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Plant-based diet is his secret

Health - 1 hour 55 min ago
For years Benji Kurtz was severely obese. He tried diet after diet. Then the solution to his weight loss problem found him.
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Uber-inspired apps bring a doctor to your door

Health - 1 hour 55 min ago
When you're sick, sometimes it feels impossible to get out of bed, let alone get to the doctor. Now the doctor will come to you.
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Could Ebola come here? Yes and no.

Health - 2 hours 14 min ago
Yes, Ebola can come to the United States, experts say. But no, there's no reason to panic.
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Ebola victim 'holding her own'

Health - 4 hours 42 min ago
Pastor of an American missionary infected with Ebola updates her condition and discusses how her family is holding up.
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Diseases you don't talk about

Health - 4 hours 42 min ago
There are the diseases you don't want to get because they'll kill you. Then there are the diseases you don't want to get because you are too embarrassed to discuss them out loud, even with your doctor.
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Could blood test predict suicide?

Health - 4 hours 43 min ago
Approximately 36,000 deaths are caused by suicide each year in the United States. What if a simple blood test could one day help prevent that from happening?
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Number of 9/11-related cancer cases is growing

Health - 4 hours 45 min ago
Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. These are cancers the federal government says are thought to be directly related to that effort -- cancers like leukemia, myeloma, thyroid and prostate cancers.
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Paralyzed men have sex again

Health - 4 hours 47 min ago
Many in wheelchairs argue that what doctors call "secondary conditions" such as sexual function and bowel and bladder control are just as important as walking.
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5 mosquito bite myths

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:40
The colors you wear and the food you eat don't matter. We bust five common mosquito bite myths to help you stop the itch.
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What's your H2O IQ?

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:40
CNN's Susan Hendricks tells us about staying hydrated this summer. What is your H2O IQ?
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Peace Corps pulls out of Ebola region

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:38
Humanitarian agencies are taking precautions against the deadly virus as two American aid workers fight for their lives.
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Ebola: Just the facts

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:14
Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the symptoms and origins of the virus that is claiming hundreds of lives in Africa.
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Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone dies

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 09:24
A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak has died.
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Opinion: Expand Medicare for all Americans

Health - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 09:05
Vijay Das says Medicare is a success story that could provide health care for everybody, not just seniors.
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This won't be the AIDS-free generation

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:54
He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.
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Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:52
Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.
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4 common first triathlon Qs

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:34
Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes.
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Young cancer victim's ashes inspire filmmaker

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:28
It was about eight months into her fight with heart cancer that 24-year-old Maire Kent knew she was going to die. The plan she made for her ashes inspired strangers and a filmmaker.
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Ebola fears hit close to home

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:47
American Patrick Sawyer died in Lagos, Nigeria, after becoming infected with Ebola. His death has sparked worries about the virus spreading to the United States.
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Fist bumps beat handshakes for hygiene

Health - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:51
CNN's Adam Dunnakey looks at a new study that says high fives and fist bumps beat handshakes for hygiene.
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