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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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School lunches face tough test

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:59
The USDA says 1 million fewer students nationwide are eating federal school lunches since nutrition guidelines were enacted in 2012.
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'Suicide tourism' has doubled

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:58
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
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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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Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:57
Researchers are working on a tracking device like the ones placed in airplanes that records surgeons' movements during an operation.
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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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Identifying 'signs of a struggle'

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:48
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks to a forensic pathologist about how to determine signs of a struggle between two people.
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Suicide by the numbers

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:43
The highest rate of suicide in the U.S. actually occurs among middle-aged Americans. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
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You're sabotaging your workout

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:43
Not seeing results at the gym? Find out if one of these common exercise culprits is to blame.
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Father of modern yoga dies

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:41
BKS Iyengar, the man who brought yoga to the masses, has died at the age of 95. CNN's Sumnima Udas shares his story.
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American patients released

Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:36
Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, have been released from Emory University Hospital.
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6 yoga poses for sciatic pain

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 07:31
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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Are your medical records at risk?

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 07:30
Here's what you need to know if your records are stored electronically (and they probably are).
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Mom loses half her body weight

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 07:25
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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Report: Up to 30,000 need Ebola drugs

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:25
If scientists were to develop the cure for Ebola, how much would they need to stop the largest outbreak in known history?
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Peanut butter recalled over salmonella fears

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:50
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four separate instances of illness.
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Worst foodborne illness outbreaks

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:49
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PUNXSUTAWNEY — While Punxsutawney is known by many as a small town, you wouldn’t know it to look at the list of...
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane gives her presentation about the heroin epidemic in Western PA to the board...
DUBOIS — Those who want to learn more about chronic wasting disease, and the rules that apply within areas of the state...
Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples and Brian Hamilton analyze the Big Ten entering the 2014 season.
Pitt Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd among ACC's Top 25 Players To Watch
Dave Foster, former Punxsutawney Athlete, and his team Backcountry CrossFit have just competed in...

 

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