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American Ebola patients released

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:12am
Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, have been released from Emory University Hospital.
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6 yoga poses for sciatic pain

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:31am
Sciatica is a real pain in the butt -- and sometimes also in the leg and foot. See six yoga poses that can help provide sciatic pain relief.
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Are your medical records safe?

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:30am
Here's what you need to know if your records are stored electronically (and they probably are).
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Mom loses half her body weight

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:25am
A dream vacation to Hawaii sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans because it involved wearing a bathing suit. So when she got home, she vowed to change.
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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled

Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:11am
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
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Report: Up to 30,000 need Ebola drugs

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:25pm
If scientists were to develop the cure for Ebola, how much would they need to stop the largest outbreak in known history?
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Peanut butter recalled over salmonella fears

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:50am
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four separate instances of illness.
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Worst foodborne illness outbreaks

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:49am
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Menopause: What you're not asking (but should!)

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:01am
Menopause: the permanent end of fertility (and periods!) that commonly happens to women in their late 40s and 50s. For many women, just saying the word can increase anxiety levels.
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Healthy school lunches put to test

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:42am
The USDA says 1 million fewer students nationwide are eating federal school lunches since nutrition guidelines were enacted in 2012.
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Visually impaired kids play kickball

Health - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:23am
This kickball team uses its hearing instead of eyesight to play the game.
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'Encouraging signs' in Ebola outbreak

Health - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:54am
The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
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WHO to open world's largest Ebola clinic

Health - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:45am
The World Health Organization prepares to open the world's largest Ebola clinic in Liberia. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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Answering a suicide hotline

Health - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:44am
Crisis counselor Gloria Jetter from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline talks with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
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Every day for 23 years, I've struggled to breathe

Health - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:41am
Breathe in.
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It's OK to ask about depression

Health - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:25am
CNN's Kat Kinsman shares her personal journey of going public with her depression.
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You NEED the corner office

Health - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:21am
Exposure to daylight improves workers mood, communication abilities, effectiveness on the job, sleep, and overall health.
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Ebola: New restrictions in Kenya

Health - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:19am
Kenya Airways will suspend flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone, the latest airline to curb flights because of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The suspension is temporary, and the airline will continue operating flights to Nigeria and Ghana, Kenya Airways said.
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Retired teacher loses 200 pounds

Health - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:53am
"There's another one who will break our equipment," Kathleen Riser overheard one trainer say, pointing at her 350-plus pound frame. Two years later, people now point to Riser as an inspiration.
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'Ice Bucket Challenge' fundraiser dies

Health - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:52am
A friend of the man who inspired the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge" died this weekend in a diving accident.
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Two-a-days for football, tennis, soccer, cross country, and volleyball got underways Monday, August...
See sports page for  two-a-days info...
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.

 

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