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Building a family while living with HIV

Health - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 9:57am
Dan Hartmann has HIV. His wife, Susan, does not. They always had protected sex, which was never an issue -- until they wanted to start a family.
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Be awake: It's the first step to success

Health - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:06am
Want to "Be a Champion" like Dhani Jones? Waking up early can jump start your career.
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Patients wake up during surgery

Health - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:33am
Roughly one in 19,000 patients "accidentally" wakes up during surgery. And the long-term effects can be quite damaging.
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Are we on the road to an HIV vaccine?

Health - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:30am
There were 2.1 million new AIDS infections worldwide in 2013. A vaccine remains essential to controlling the epidemic, and one scientist says "the field is energized."
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19 ways to trick yourself into becoming a morning person

Health - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:27am
Let's start with the bad news: Only about 1 in 10 people is a true morning person, according to The Body Clock Guide to Better Health.
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U.N. agency: Number of Ebola cases now tops 16,000

Health - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 8:54am
The number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola in the current outbreak has surpassed 16,000, according to the World Health Organization, with nearly 7,000 deaths from those cases.
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Hearing this brought a family to tears

Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:04am
After losing their son and brother in a tragic house fire, the Heisler family got to hear his heart beat again.
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Be fit: Exercise is the best medicine

Health - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 8:12am
Want to "Be a Champion" like Dhani Jones? The benefits of exercise extend further than you think.
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Can you remember to eat less fat?

Health - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 1:04pm
If you can't remember where your car keys are, you may want to put down the muffins. A study of 1,000 healthy men shows a possible link between high-trans-fat diets and failing memories.
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Grateful Boston man shows off his double arm transplant

Health - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 7:49am
A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank you's at a news conference Tuesday at a Boston area hospital as he showed off his two new arm transplants.
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DNA pioneer James Watson to sell Nobel Prize

Health - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:23pm
DNA pioneer James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery of the double helix structure -- the building block of life.
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Why female executives get depressed more than men

Health - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:28pm
Alyson Breathed remembers working such long hours as a hotel marketing manager that sometimes, her evening nanny had to bring Breathed's two children to work.
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Lung cancer battle: Time for action

Health - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:22am
Lung cancer kills nearly twice as many women as breast cancer, but there is no sea of ribbons, no colored NFL cleats, no national monuments aglow in pink for lung cancer awareness.
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Lung cancer battle: Time for action

Health - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:22am
Lung cancer kills nearly twice as many women as breast cancer, but there is no sea of ribbons, no colored NFL cleats, no national monuments aglow in pink for lung cancer awareness.
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A form of sugar helps twin girls

Health - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:13am
Hugh and Chris Hempel welcomed beautiful twin girls into the world in 2004. Since the girls were about two, the whole family has been fighting to treat the twins' rare genetic condition.
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American teens aren't nearly as lonely as their parents were

Health - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:03am
American teenagers aren't feeling quite as lonely as their parents were when they were teens.
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Be positive: You'll live longer

Health - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:38am
Life coach Dhani Jones says staying positive can improve more than your mental health.
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#ThanksMichelleObama: Students criticize school lunches

Health - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:30pm
Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.
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World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

Health - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:51am
Ebola has officially been eradicated from another African country -- the Democratic Republic of Congo -- the World Health Organization declared Friday, even if the overall fight against the deadly virus is far from over.
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Study: Bad marriage can break your heart

Health - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:16am
A study has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those who are happily wed.
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