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This is your brain on crafting

Health - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 07:22
Her brother's sudden death in 2004 hit Sarah Huerta hard.
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The debilitating outbreak sweeping the Americas

Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:34
Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.
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Go ahead, lie about your age

Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:14
People who feel younger at heart live longer. A new study shows those people are among a group who have a lower death rate, compared with those who felt their age or older.
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Senate confirms new surgeon general

Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:26
The Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as surgeon general on Monday night as Democrats -- in the final days of their majority control of the chamber -- overcame stiff opposition from the National Rifle Association.
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Survey: Teen drinking, drug use down

Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:24
Teens might be shedding their rebellious reputations: A survey says they're doing fewer drugs, drinking and smoking less. But E-cigarette use is up.
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How he became an Ironman

Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:17
Joe Van Veldhuizen was 19 miles into his first Ironman. He had two hours left to complete the race, and only three miles to go in the 26.2-mile marathon.
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Opinion: Confirm new surgeon general

Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:14
David Gergen says Dr. Vivek Murthy is eminently qualified for confirmation by the Senate today as surgeon general.
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Angelina Jolie's chickenpox explained

Health - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:59
Angelina Jolie missed the premiere of her new film because of chickenpox. This is why it's good she stayed home.
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Chickenpox keeps Angelina Jolie from premiere

Health - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:54
Angelina Jolie delivered a special message to fans in a video posted to YouTube: She's got chickenpox.
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5 ways to fat-proof your home

Health - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 07:07
Here simple ways to keep your home food-temptation free. This works for even the most weak-willed among us.
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How a hockey player put pain on ice

Health - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 07:11
Greg Ozubko's arthritis pain was so intense he couldn't walk. Now he's playing goalie -- all because of an NHL team with a terrible record.
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These men got a taste of childbirth

Health - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 07:08
A hospital in China is hooking men up to a labor pain simulator that surges electrical currents to mimic childbirth.
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Congress' only psychologist faces lonely journey

Health - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:35
Two years after Newtown, Rep. Tim Murphy is still crusading to change the mental health care system. For Congress' only psychologist, the political is personal.
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Exposure to common household chemicals may cause IQ drop

Health - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 15:15
A chemical that's in a lot of household products may be hurting children's IQ's.
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Predicting the flu so you can avoid it

Health - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 07:45
Imagine being able to predict when the flu might strike your town, a bit like how meteorologists predict when a storm is heading your way.
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A friend gave her an antibiotic; now she's fighting for her life

Health - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 06:57
After taking an antibiotic a friend gave her, a California teen is fighting for her life in a hospital burn unit.
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One thing Washington could do on Ebola

Health - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 13:27
Julian Zelizer says Congress should agree on President Obama's $6 billion request for Ebola aid
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The messy truth about Ebola

Health - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 13:25
What happens when you get Ebola? CNN's Miguel Marquez explains (Sources: CDC and WHO).
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Baby on board! Southwest flight diverted for birth

Health - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:21
Baby's first flight took on a whole new meaning when a woman gave birth aboard a Southwest airlines flight in midair Tuesday morning.
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Flu shot less helpful, but still key

Health - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:11
This year's flu vaccine is not as effective against the current strain of the influenza virus because the virus has mutated, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in an advisory to doctors.
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