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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…

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6 Floridians contract flesh-eating bacteria

Six people in Florida contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while swimming at the beach.

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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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Miracle Tea claims to help people drop weight drastically

'Miracle Tea' claims to help people drop weight drastically

Nutritionists say Kombucha is also great for your digestive system

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Congress deals with sunscreen safety controversy

Lobbyists for manufacturers of over-the-counter sunscreens and some public health advocates were pushing lawmakers to pass a new bill that would put pressure on allowing the use of new chemicals before the end of the summer.

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Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning

Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.

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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…

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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…

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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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