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Sandy Halperin

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Former dentist, professor continues fight against Alzheimer's

Sandy Halperin closes his eyes. His expression is pensive, his mouth slightly upturned. Memories, like glints of light, dance inside his mind -- a kind of neural film strip.

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt at Maleficent premiere

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Celebrities: Where were they born?

When it comes to the birthplaces of celebrities, they're all over the map. See which celebrity was born where.

Football Generic

Deaths mar high school football season

Roddrick "Rod" Williams was a popular offensive lineman and tuba player at Georgia's Burke County High School. On the football field, the bespectacled 17-year-old was known for his hard play and lighthearted song and dance numbers that made teammates...

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Drug that skyrocketed 5,000% hasn't come down in price

Remember the drug used by cancer and AIDS patients that skyrocketed from $13.50 to $750 a pill? Well, the price has yet to come back to earth.

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Teacher wears bodysuit for anatomy lesson

Students weren't sure what to expect when their teacher stood in front of the classroom and started to undress.

Orphaned possum with stuffed kangaroo

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Orphaned baby possum snuggles toy kangaroo

A baby brushtail possum found abandoned and dehydrated in a suburban neighborhood of Mosman, Australia is making a healthy recovery thanks to a veterinary nurse from Taronga Wildlife Hospital.

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Is breast-feeding help in hospitals improving?

If Amanda Rodriguez could do it all over again, she would do her homework and select a different hospital for the birth of her first child, one that was much more supportive of nursing.

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Whole Foods recalls cheese because of listeria risk

Whole Foods is recalling some of its cheese because of possible listeria contamination.

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Study: Smoking will kill 1 in 3 Chinese men

Smoking deaths in China are set to triple to 3 million a year by 2050, according to a new study that examines the devastating toll of rising smoking rates on the country's male population.

Ebola anniversary

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UK Ebola nurse in serious condition

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is back in the hospital with a complication from the virus, and doctors say her condition is serious.

Pauline Cafferkey, who was initially discharged from a hospital in January after recoveri...

John Lennon, The Beatles, 1964

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Remembering John Lennon

Former Beatle John Lennon would have turned 75 on Friday. Take a look at Lennon's life and career, from The Beatles and beyond.