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How not to get hit by lightning

55 min 36 sec ago
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us the best ways to avoid being hit by lightning.
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Lost 100 lbs. with plant-based diet

1 hour 21 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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Liberia closes its borders to stop Ebola

3 hours 7 min ago
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
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What treats are good for pets?

5 hours 45 min ago
Are the goodies we give our pets good for them?
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How dangerous is that sunburn?

6 hours 57 min ago
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how applying sunscreen everyday can help you live to 100.
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Federal marijuana bill would legalize some strains

6 hours 59 min ago
The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt marijuana plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.
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Second American infected with Ebola

9 hours 25 min ago
A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
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Baseball manager's rectal exam

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:19
The General Manager for a baseball team got a prostate exam in the press box while singing to the crowd before a game.
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Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:07
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
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This won't be the AIDS-free generation

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:57
In the United States, 26% of all new HIV infections are among young people ages 13 to 24. Yet only 1 in 5 high school students is tested for HIV.
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Sleep deprived? Beware false memories

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:36
Parents believe their obese kids are healthy, sleep deprivation can make your brain slip and other things we learned this week.
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CDC reopens TB lab

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:58
A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.
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Technology lets ALS sufferers speak

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:26
Many ALS sufferers fear losing their ability to speak, but a new technology may allow them to keep their voice.
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Spanking's effect on kids' brains

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:31
Researchers say physical punishment actually alters the brain -- not only in an "I'm traumatized!" kind of way, but also in an "I literally have less gray matter in my brain!" kind of way.
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Healthy skin on a budget

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:30
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how we can have healthy, youthful skin on a budget.
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Training for your first triathlon? 4 common Qs

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:28
Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes.
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5 things to know about Alzheimer's

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:21
Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.
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Ebola doctor gets Ebola

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:21
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the deadly disease.
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Study: Obamacare gave 10 million health insurance

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:57
About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University.
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More stores affected by fruit recall

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:38
Bought fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart recently? Contamination concerns at a packing plant have stores clearing their shelves.
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