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Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox, boyfriend plan to leave Maine town

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 21:36
Nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend are planning to travel to southern Maine from Fort Kent, Maine, after her 21-day monitoring period ends this week.
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Her job is to help you die a 'good death'

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:47
Jena Johnson counsels people who want to die a good death. She wants Americans to know that they have choices about what they want at the end of their lives.
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Autistic artist teaches through drawings

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 09:16
Pouring her heart and soul into her drawings, Julia Adams illustrates a book by Sam Goldstein to teach kids about autism.
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Why we need World Vasectomy Day

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:56
It's a simple procedure that takes about 15 minutes, but it leads men to shoulder part of the responsibility for family planning.
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How did nurse Amber Vinson get Ebola?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 18:03
'It is a mystery to me,' she says. Vinson says she followed all the rules when caring for an Ebola patient. So how did the Texas nurse contract the deadly virus?
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How to avoid Ebola quarantines

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:40
In dealing with the Ebola crisis, Aileen Marty says we can come up with cheaper and safer solutions than quarantines.
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Spanish nurse's assistant to leave hospital after beating Ebola

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 14:18
A Spanish nurse's assistant who caught Ebola while caring for a patient is to be discharged Wednesday after 30 days in the hospital, medical officials said.
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What is bipolar disorder?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:12
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains bipolar disorder and why the condition is so difficult to identify and treat.
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Special NICU mimics mom's womb

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:45
Doctors and nurses at a specialized unit at CHOC have implemented a system they say is dramatically reducing disability and infection rates among micro preemies.
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How to decode the restaurant menu

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:10
Restaurant menus are designed to entice you, not tell you whether the foods are healthy. This guide takes the guesswork out of dining out.
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Study: Long-term shift work lessens brain power

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:38
It's not the news that any shift worker wants to hear. Not only is working irregular hours bad for your social life and likely your health, but it has a chronic effect on your ability to think, a new study has found.
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Kaci Hickox: 'The fight is not over'

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 07:07
Nurse Kaci Hickox has cut a deal with authorities that permits her to travel, more or less freely, while monitoring her health.
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Athlete achieves dying wish

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 07:06
Basketball might be a team sport, but Mount St. Joseph University freshman Lauren Hill was clearly the star of the court Sunday in Ohio's Cintas Center in Cincinnati.
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Opinion: Who's hurt by assisted suicide?

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 07:02
Diane Coleman weighs in on Brittany Maynard and the problem with legalizing assisted suicide.
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How she lost 145 pounds

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:54
One day, Kari Ianuale had had enough. The Nazareth, Pennsylvania, resident was embarrassed to discover that her size 24 pants no longer fit.
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Advocate for 'death with dignity' dies

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:44
Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer and would end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," has died, advocacy group Compassion & Choices said on Facebook.
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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 05:23
A happy reunion in Dallas. An Ebola patient in France. And a condition upgrade in New York.
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UN official: No need to quarantine everyone from Ebola hotspots

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:58
It is not necessary to quarantine people merely because they come from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea, the United Nations Ebola coordinator said Friday.
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Can we predict the future of medicine?

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:52
Although designer babies and a disease-free world may or may not come to pass, you can get a glimpse of the most promising and upcoming medical innovations of 2015, via the Cleveland Clinic.
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Maine judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:48
A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.
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