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Tobacco plant may be key to Ebola drugs

Health - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:38am
The tobacco plant's tarnished reputation is getting somewhat of a makeover thanks to a technique dubbed biopharming.
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Cleaning crew turned away from Dallas apt.

Health - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:37am
Four days after a man was diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, the apartment where he stayed has not been sanitized.
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NBC cameraman infected with Ebola

Health - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 7:27am
Two weeks before he tested positive for Ebola while working in Liberia, American journalist Ashoka Mukpo talked about the dire situation there.
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Did Ebola patient lie on travel form?

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 5:20pm
Liberia Airport Authority "will seek to prosecute" if Thomas Eric Duncan lied on his health screening questionnaire before leaving West Africa.
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The upside of Ebola in Dallas

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:18pm
There's one possible upside to the saddening news that an Ebola case has been discovered in Dallas: It might catalyze the world to help stop this crisis.
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Yoga to help you touch your toes

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:24am
The inability to touch your toes is a common complaint -- and a popular excuse for avoiding yoga.
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10-year-old girl with enterovirus 68 dies

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:16am
A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.
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New mom sues lab over sperm mix-up

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:04am
A woman, the mother of a biracial child, is suing a sperm bank for giving her sperm from the wrong donor.
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Travels and health travails of Thomas Eric Duncan

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:18am
Days after arriving from Liberia, Thomas Eric Duncan twice went to a Dallas hospital after falling ill. The second time, he was admitted and later confirmed to have Ebola, the first such case diagnosed in the United States.
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#EbolaQandA FAQs

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:53pm
The first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. has raised many questions and concerns, which CNN has been responding to on social media using the hashtag #EbolaQandA.
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Five kids being watched for Ebola

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:17pm
Five children who attend four different schools came in close contact with the U.S. Ebola patient in Texas while he was contagious, health officials say.
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Mom makes ultimate sacrifice

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:06pm
A woman diagnosed with bone cancer refused a lifesaving treatment in order to give birth to her newborn daughter.
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25 ways to learn to love running

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:05pm
Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right?
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Ebola case first to be diagnosed in U.S.

Health - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:40am
A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States.
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Keeping young athletes safe

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:28pm
CNN's Holly Firfer reports on ways parents can keep their student athletes safe.
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4 more kids with mystery illness

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:22pm
Doctors in Colorado spotted it first -- a group of children hospitalized with a neurologic illness. Now a hospital in Boston is reporting patients with similar symptoms.
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Enterovirus to blame for paralysis?

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:57am
Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected several children in Colorado. Is enterovirus D68 to blame?
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Ebola patients left on the ground outside hospital

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:28am
The desperately ill Ebola patients had come to the new center for treatment. Instead they would be left on the ground.
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Is diet soda really any better?

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:28am
Soda makers want to cut the number of calories you're drinking each year. At the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, the big three -- Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper -- pledged to reduce the number of beverage calories Americans are consuming by 20% over the next decade.
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Brothers travel before going blind

Health - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:27am
What would you see if you knew you wouldn't be able to see much longer? Tod and Justin Purvis traveled across America to find the answer.
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