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Why Isn't There an AIDS Vaccine Yet?

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:16am
Researchers have been working on an AIDS vaccine since the 1980s. So what's taking so long?






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'Humble Family Man' Grapples With Ebola

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:46am
Dr Kent Brantly, medical director for an Ebola care center in Liberia, is stable and in very serious condition after being diagnosed with the disease.






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Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 9:13pm
A second U.S. citizen working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, a charitable organization working in the county said on Sunday.






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'Hopeful': American Doctor With Ebola in Africa Now Stable

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:55pm
An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition.






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Beach Blanket Ban: Oregon Proposes No Smoking on Coast

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:22pm
The rule would cover the more than 360 miles of Oregon's Pacific coast and follows a ban that took effect this year in state parks.






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Nigerian Officials Race to Stop Spread of Ebola

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:20pm
The death of a man from Ebola in Nigeria has demonstrated how easily people can transport the disease via air travel, raising fears of a growing outbreak.






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Engineering Students Build Prosthetic Arm for Young Boy

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:26am







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Docs With Guns Likely More 'Harmful Than Helpful'

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:08pm
Psychiatrists and mental health experts interviewed by NBC News didn’t see gun-toting doctors as a new trend.






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Nigeria Fears Man Carried Ebola on Jet

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:02pm
Nigerian authorities say they are working to confirm what they fear is the country’s first case of Ebola, in a man who died after flying from Liberia.
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Nigeria Fears Man Carried Ebola on Jet

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:02pm
Nigerian authorities say they are working to confirm what they fear is the country’s first case of Ebola, in a man who died after flying from Liberia.






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'Unexpected': Dentist's Surprise at Teen's 232 Teeth

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:01pm
An Indian teenager suffering from a rare condition had 232 teeth removed by dental surgeons. The boy's father said he had experienced "burning pain".






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Study: Acetaminophen Doesn't Help With Back Pain

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:44am
A new study from Australia showed that the popular back-pain treatment didn’t show any signs of difference in pain levels, recovery time or sleep quality for consumers compared to a placebo sugar pill.






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Baseball Team Owner Sings for a Good Cause

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:00am







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Gunman Opens Fire, Doctor Shoots Back

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:55am







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Husband Awoke From Surgery Without Penis: Lawsuit

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:12am
"We intend to defend all counts aggressively," spokeswoman for Alabama hospital's parent company says.






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New Database Tracks Lou Gehrig's Disease

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:36pm
Researchers have taken a first step towards understanding a terrifying and terrible disease – Lou Gehrig’s disease






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Man Has 170-Pound Tumor Removed After 14 Years

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:09pm
After 14 years, a California man adjusts to life without the 170 pound tumor that nearly crippled him. KGET's Rachelle Murcia reports.






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Too Few Kids Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:47pm
Too few kids are getting HPV vaccines that protect them from cervical cancer and cancers of the throat and mouth, CDC says.
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CDC Lifts Limits on One Lab After Anthrax Flub

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:44pm
The CDC re-opened one of the high-level safety labs closed after an incident last month in which live anthrax samples were mistakenly sent out.






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