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Parkinson's disease, depression linked?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:59pm
Robin Williams' widow announced the actor was struggling with the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he died. back
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Whiz kids changing medicine

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:42am
A 10-year-old inventor and a 20-year-old doctor? Meet the whiz kids changing the face of medicine.
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Sugar substitutes 101

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:40am
This next generation seems way more wholesome than its chem-lab predecessors. But are these sugar subs better for you?
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Get 'em now! 8 summer foods

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:39am
Farmers markets are brimming with beautiful, ripe produce for the picking, local foods are flooding the supermarket, and it's finally time for juicy berries and stone fruits to take center stage.
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Robin Williams had Parkinson's

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:26am
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he died this week, his wife says.
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Just the facts: Ebola experimental drugs

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:34pm
The race to develop an effective treatment or vaccine against Ebola is on as the largest outbreak in history continues to spread in West Africa. Meanwhile, questions about whether unproven treatments are appropriate to use, and who should get them, are inspiring passion and resentment.
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9 nutrition rules for athletes

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:25am
Follow these nutrition guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.
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Why Robin Williams lost to depression

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:55am
The tragic death of Robin Williams has once again taught us a bitter lesson: Depression does not discriminate, cannot be bargained with and shows no mercy.
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Ebola infects nearly 2,000, kills half

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:36am
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has now infected nearly 2,000 people, with more than half of those killed by the virus.
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Inside the Ebola outbreak with the CDC

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 1:05pm
"There is a great deal of fear in Lagos as many worry about a virus of which they know precious little," David Daigle writes from Nigeria.
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Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:41am
Kids get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each year. But there are simple ways to keep them healthy.
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When mental illness affects your family

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:07am
When we lose a beloved superstar like Robin Williams to an apparent suicide and learn he had been battling severe depression before his death, it's natural to think about our own loved ones. But children sometimes get left out of our conversations about mental illness. The truth is, they suffer too.
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Canada offers Ebola vaccine

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 7:35am
As the Ebola epidemic death toll soars over 1,000, a team of medical experts says it is ethical to offer experimental medications to fight the virus.
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In his own words: Robin Williams on depression

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 7:32am
Actor and comedian Robin Williams in his own words -- his personal struggles with alcoholism and depression.
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Medical marijuana bill aims to help kids

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:49am
Rep. Scott Perry discusses his proposed legislation to legalize some strains of marijuana at the federal level.
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The best way to brush

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:48am
CNN's Martha Shade reports on what's the best way to brush your teeth.
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Venom may hold cure for cancer

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 9:26am
How nanotechnology and synthesized venom may hold the key to stopping cancer cell growth.
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How Ebola got out of control

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 7:28am
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta describes how the Ebola virus can spread and why so many people have become infected.
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Movies stoke Ebola fears

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 7:26am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores how movies, books and the TV news help to stoke fears about the Ebola virus's spread.
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Toddler likely started Ebola outbreak

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:30am
The worst outbreak of Ebola, which has killed 961 people and triggered an international public health emergency, may have started with a 2-year-old.
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