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Ryan Reynolds, Michael J. Fox Team Up on Parkinson's

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:43am
Ryan Reynolds and Michael J. Fox sat down with Willie Geist to talk about their mutual quest to find a cure for Parkinson’s.






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All Together: U.S. Ebola Survivors Meet on TODAY

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:23am
Six American Ebola survivors, meeting together for the first time as a group Wednesday on TODAY, opened up about the unusual bond they share.
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Should Toddlers Switched at Birth Be Exchanged?

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:46am
The two children, a boy and a girl, were born on the same day in a Johannesburg hospital but were taken home and raised by the wrong parents.






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Most Americans With HIV Missing Treatment, CDC Says

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:23pm
HIV drugs can keep patients healthy, but most Americans with the virus are missing out, a startling new study finds.






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Mom, Can You Drive? Knowing When to Take the Keys

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 6:21pm
Worries about older relatives driving spike around the holidays. But how do we know when it's time to take the car keys away from elderly parents?






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Most Americans With HIV Skip Treatment, CDC Says

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 3:03pm
HIV drugs can keep patients healthy, but most Americans with the virus are skipping them, a startling new study finds.






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'Incredible Gift': Man Thankful for Double Arm Transplant

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:55pm
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Will Lautzenheiser expressed gratitude Tuesday for an extraordinary gift: two new arms.






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How Many Calories in a Thanksgiving Feast?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:56am
The Rossen Reports team threw an early Thanksgiving dinner for one family, without telling them that every calorie they consumed was being logged and analyzed. The results were startling.






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Watch Live: Bilateral Arm Transplant News Conference

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:54am
Will Lautzenheiser, the transplant recipient, and his surgeons hold a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital.






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6 Things My 'Adoptive' Parents Did Right

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:25am
To all of the parents out there thinking about adoption or in the midst of raising a child, this is for you.






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Pizza, Popcorn Included in New FDA Calorie Label Rules

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:41am
It's taken four years, but the FDA has released final rules requiring restaurants to list calories on their menus.






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Less Painful Mammograms? New Device May Help

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:16am
Dutch researchers have developed a new device that can minimize pain from mammograms without any loss of image quality.






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FDA Orders Calorie Counts on Restaurant Menus

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:15pm
It's taken four years, but the FDA has released final rules requiring restaurants to list calories on their menus.






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FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:45pm
Doctors must cut sharply back on using devices called morcellators, which grind up a woman’s uterus so it can be easily removed, the FDA says.






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A Tale of Two Outbreaks: Why Congo Conquered Ebola

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:19am
How did Congo get away with a short Ebola outbreak while West Africa faces months of an epidemic? Experience matters, one expert says.






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Holiday Surprise: What to do When Mom or Dad is Slipping Away

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:15am
When visiting for the holidays, people who haven't seen their aging parents or grandparents in a year may find them in worse shape than expected.






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Bird Flu Forces Church to Hold Drive-In Service

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:39am
An outbreak of a highly infectious strain of bird flu at a Dutch farm forced an evangelical church to hold a drive-in service Sunday.






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