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Medical evidence of white privilege?

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:22
Jean Casarez sets out to find out why blacks and other minorities have higher infant mortality rates and health issues.
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Questions linger about effects of Fukushima

Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:06
Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.
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Adding years to your life

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:03
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how to add years to your life and life to your years.
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Transgender woman feels 'complete'

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:47
Devin Payne had gone years without health insurance. Then Obamacare opened the door for her gender reassignment surgery.
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6 yoga poses to help with sciatica

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:44
Sciatica is a real pain in the butt -- and sometimes also in the leg and foot. See six yoga poses that can help provide sciatic pain relief.
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Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:47
A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum. Beyond it, more than 70,000 people are trapped -- angry, scared and increasingly hungry.
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Patients lie to CDC

Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:53
Out of fear or mistrust, some Ebola patients aren't honest about all the people they've been in contact with while symptomatic.
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Medical marijuana may reduce painkiller overdoses

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:33
States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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Inside your mind with 'Brain Games'

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:44
Jason Silva from National Geographic's hit show "Brain Games" talks about tricks the mind plays that shape our reality.
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No longer lonely: He lost 225 lbs

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:45
Tevante Clark enrolled in a nutrition program to try to lose weight naturally. He figured if that failed, he would get gastric bypass surgery.
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She lost 140 lbs with hypnosis

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:19
A dream vacation to Hawaii sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans because it involved wearing a bathing suit. So when she got home, she vowed to change.
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How dangerous is that sunburn?

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:13
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how applying sunscreen every day can help you live to be 100.
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Congo confirms Ebola as virus spreads

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 09:26
The Democratic Republic of Congo is reporting new Ebola cases in a northern town, sparking fears that the deadly virus is expanding far beyond West Africa.
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Dr. Gupta plays 'Brain Games'

Health - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 07:35
"Brain Games" host Jason Silva joins Dr. Sanjay Gupta on SGMD Saturday at 4:30pm ET and Sunday at 7:30am ET on CNN
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Good neighbors are good for your heart

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 16:03
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.
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Menopause: Qs you're not asking

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:57
Menopause: the permanent end of fertility (and periods!) that commonly happens to women in their late 40s and 50s. For many women, just saying the word can increase anxiety levels.
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Borders closing over Ebola fears

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:44
Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that Ebola could spread -- the latest country to do so amid the largest outbreak on record.
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Will Michael Brown autopsies provide answers?

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:42
There are dueling narratives in the death of Michael Brown. But the three autopsies done on his body can only tell investigators so much.
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DEA tightens rules on hydrocodone products

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40
Hydrocodone combination pills, also known as opiods, have moved from a Schedule III drug to a Schedule II drug.
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Are Ebola survivors now immune?

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:20
Two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus were given an experimental drug.
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