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  • Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

    The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train. Since March, there have been 1,201 cases of Ebola and 672 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and…

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  • 5 NBA Players Who Found Their Game After Losing Weight

    When you see a guy like LeBron James streaking down the court for a one-handed tomahawk slam in the waning moments of the fourth quarter, it looks easy. In reality,

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  • Tycoon Worth $62.9 Billion Shares Money Secret

    This billionaire investing wizard has a dead-simple system for making money you can start using today.

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  • Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A doctor and nurses went to the aid of a 2-month-old baby girl after a Florida mom left the infant in a hot minivan outside a pediatrician's office for about an hour, authorities say.

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  • Otzi 'The Iceman' Had Heart Disease Genes

    Ötzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests. The new finding may explain why the man — who lived 5,300 years ago, stayed active and certainly didn't smoke or wolf down processed food in front of the TV…

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    Ebola Alert: 2 More Americans Fighting for Their Lives in Quarantine

    Global alert in the race to contain the largest outbreak of this deadly virus in history.

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  • U.S. doctor, missionary with Ebola show improvement

    By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - Two American aid workers infected with Ebola in Africa while responding to an outbreak of the deadly virus have shown slight improvement but remain in serious condition, a relief organization said on Wednesday. Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy…

    Reuters
  • Australia urged to come clean on asylum-seekers' mental health

    Australia's human rights commissioner said Thursday the government must come clean about conditions at offshore asylum-seeker camps after an inquiry heard of an alleged cover-up of mental health problems. The facilities have been under the spotlight in recent weeks following reports that up to a…

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  • Brochstein Hopes New York Times' Marijuana Initiative Helps Form A Bottom

    Starting last weekend, the New York Times’ Editorial Board launched a series of articles outlining why marijuana , both medical and recreational, should be legalized throughout the United States. The 420 ...

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  • Your History is Available Online, Take a Look!

    A new website reveals everyone's past online. Looking through someone's records is as easy as searching a Name and State!

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  • Fitness face-off: Nintendo Wii U vs. Xbox One

    Sure, your kids (or you!) could camp out on the couch and play video games all day on either of these consoles. But they also offer ways for you (and your kids) to get into better shape. Wii Fit ...

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  • Cigna To Expand On Obamacare Exchanges In 2015

    Cigna Corp. (CI) this morning disclosed plans to expand its private health insurance products on government exchanges under the Affordable Care Act next year to three more states as the company successfully manages costs in the first year on the marketplaces. During Cigna’s second-quarter earnings…

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  • Birthday Binging Linked to More Hospital Admissions

    For many young people, birthday celebrations are synonymous with heavy drinking, but such binging at raucous parties can make birthdays a particularly bad day for your health, according to a new study from Canada. The results show that excessive drinking — often referred to as binge drinking —…

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  • Unwilling To Face Serious Health Consequences, Kodi Seaton Lost 175 Pounds

    Name: Kodi Seaton
Age: 32
Height: 6'0"
Before Weight: 350 poundsHow I Gained It: A childhood trauma led me to binge on food to cope with my feelings. I became addicted to food; it became my emotional crutch. Coupled with zero physical activity, my weight continued to balloon well into my teens. My…

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  • The NFL's Drug Testing Policy Is Completely Ridiculous

    Cleveland Brown's wide receiver Josh Gordon...

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    Ebola outbreak in West Africa (27 photos)

    Sierra Leone leader Ernest Bai Koroma declared a state of emergency on Thursday and as the country struggled to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic. The impoverished country, along with neighbouring Guinea and Liberia, is struggling to contain an epidemic that has infected 1,200 people and left 672…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people.

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  • Study Adds Weight to Screening Newborns for Immune Disorder

    Children born with severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID, can be successfully treated with stem-cell transplants within a few months of birth, according to a new study that could put pressure on states ...

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Japan's smoking rate drops to record low

    Japan's smoking rate has dropped below 20 percent for the first time, according to a new survey, as a recent rise in cigarette prices helped to further discourage the habit. The proportion of adult smokers stood at 19.7 percent as of May, down 1.2 percentage points from a year earlier and the…

    AFP
  • India's battle against unneeded medical care finds World Bank support

    By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India needs to curtail excessive medical care that leads to patient overspending as more people get health insurance, the World Bank said on Thursday, adding voice to a growing chorus against overtreatment in the country. Practices such as "defensive medicine"…

    Reuters
  • Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients' mobiles

    HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. So why not bring the doctor to the patient - digitally?     On Wednesday, the Palo Alto-based startup, which is backed by investor Vinod Khosla, introduced a virtual-consult service…

    Reuters
  • Which states will legalize pot next?

    Residents in Alaska and Oregon will vote on legalization measures in November.

    Yahoo News
  • Top 10 Fitness Icons of the '80s: Then and Now

    Whether it was aerobics, bodybuilding or toning, these superstars changed the fitness world forever. Find out where these athletic inspirations are

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