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Live to 100: Laugh more

7 hours 11 min ago
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.
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Catholic health plans offer birth control

7 hours 11 min ago
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

8 hours 39 min ago
Kristie Lu Stout speaks to author Robert Lustig about the dangers of added sugar in processed foods
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I have what Duchess Kate has

8 hours 41 min ago
Hyperemesis gravidarum causes extreme sickness during pregnancy. Read about one mother's journey.
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Migraines linked to Parkinson's

8 hours 42 min ago
People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
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Ebola blood sold on black market

8 hours 45 min ago
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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Enterovirus D68 in 17 states, Canada

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:42
Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.
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U.S. pledges troops to fight Ebola

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:45
President Obama announces new steps to combat the growing epidemic, including sending 3,000 U.S. troops to West Africa.
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Schizophrenia is eight disorders

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:21
What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests.
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Hallucinogens to treat depression?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:20
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

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:19
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

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:15
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'

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:14
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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Reduce your risk of dementia right now

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 19:04
There is some good news laid out in the sixth annual World Alzheimer's Report. For the first time, we're starting to get a clearer understanding of cause and effect when it comes to this debilitating disease.
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CNN anchor: Breaking news changed my life balance

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:46
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

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:39
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?

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:59
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with two leading experts on psychoactive drug research.
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Enterovirus D68 hits two more states

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:20
Indiana and Montana have joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of severe respiratory illness in children.
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'Sumo wrestler' to distance runner: He lost 102 lbs.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:18
When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds.
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Tool helps them see neurons

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:15
A Harvard chemist has received the Blavatnik Award for his work on technology to study neurodegenerative diseases.
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