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Centers for Disease Control

Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone dies

A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.

Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan fell ill early last week while overseeing Ebola treatment at Kenema...

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Stars who started on soap operas

More than a few TV and movie stars got their start in daytime drama. Click on to find out which stars started on soap operas.

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Appeals court rejects Health law challenge

Score one for Affordable Care Act supporters in court on Tuesday. A three-judge appeals panel in Washington unanimously rejected a novel challenge to how the the legislation took shape in Congress.

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Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

But when he landed in Lagos, Sawyer, 40, collapsed getting off the plane. He had been infected with Ebola in L...

Jenea Cox, Haleigh

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Big change proposed for federal marijuana law

Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.

That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five poten...

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NCAA reaches head injury settlement

In his senior year, Adrian Arrington was hit so hard during a football game that he stumbled sideways to the sideline. A few minutes later, his coach was ready to put him back in the game that Eastern Illinois was playing against Austin Peay.

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Your face matters for first impressions

Making a good first impression might have more to do with your facial features than choosing the right outfit, a new study reveals.

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa is deadliest ever

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.

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Celebrities who died too young

Tuesday marks 40 years since "Mama" Cass Elliot died at age 32. In honor of The Mamas & the Papas' singer, join us in remembering her and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Medicare's outlook improves as health spending slows

The long-term prognosis for Medicare has improved thanks to slower health spending, while the outlook for Social Security remains unchanged.

That's according to the annual report from the trustees of both entitlement programs released on Monday.

"[T]h...

Diamond the dog

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Dogs on vacation living in the lap of luxury

More and more animal lovers who aren't opposed to splurging on their furry friends are choosing overnight stays at resort-style retreats that offer services fit for royalty.

Medical Breakthroughs

  • LVH to Partner with Florida School for Medical Training

    Lehigh Valley patients will now have access to the latest in cancer research and treatment thanks to a partnership between Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute of Tampa, Florida.

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