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Ebola Primer: How It Works And How It Spreads

Ebola is a rare viral illness — and now the CDC has diagnosed a case in the United States.

09/30/2014

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Cancer Researcher Stumbles Upon Concussion Treatment

London Glenn, 13, had the football.

09/26/2014

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3-D Mammograms Could Make Catching Cancer A Bit Easier

Jennifer Hoeft is no stranger to breast cancer.

06/24/2014

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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Doctor Breaks Down Pros And Cons Of DIY Dermatology

People will try all kinds of things on their skin for acne, spots, rashes and stings.

05/16/2014

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Offers New Treatment For Depression

To treat depression, people usually take pills.

05/13/2014

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Study Finds Link Between Statin Users And High-Calorie Diets

Millions of Americans take medication to keep the cholesterol in check.

04/25/2014

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Treating An Esophagus Trending Toward Cancer

Cheryl Begg struggled her whole life with reflux, a condition where stomach acid flows back into her swallowing tube, or esophagus.

03/25/2014

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New Medical Breakthroughs For Monitoring Glucose Levels

Having this disease isn’t necessarily painful, but taking good care of yourself when you have it is.

02/21/2014

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Are Electronic Devices Making Kids Nearsighted?

Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes?

01/31/2014

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Shifting Sleep Bad For Your Genes

Which is worse for your DNA – being sleep-deprived or shifting your sleep?

01/24/2014

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Milk Banks Popping Up Locally As Need Increases

When the smallest and sickest of premature babies needs lifesaving breast milk, where can he turn to?

01/17/2014

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Sleep And Dementia: A Study In Mice

How’s your thinking after a bad night’s sleep?

12/26/2013

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Experts Say To Limit Toddlers’ Time On Tablets

For a toddler, the lights, sounds and swipes on a smart phone or tablet can be too cool to resist.

12/25/2013

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Cold Weather Troubles The Heart

During a cold snap, heart attacks go up.

12/17/2013

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