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6 Ways to Fight Jet Lag (Be Awake to Enjoy the Trip!)

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 6:06am
Fatigue, impaired memory, inability to concentrate … all symptoms of jet lag, all no fun -- but here are tips to trick your internal clock.

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Just Who Is Leading the Fight Against Ebola?

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 1:04am
Aid groups are clear — they need people to fight Ebola in West Africa. Yet hardly anyone is sending them.

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This Species is Going Extinct, And That's a Good Thing

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:48pm
A parasite in Africa might be on its last legs.

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Doctor's Orders: Eat Ben & Jerry's to Help Cure Ebola?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:34pm
Doctors treating Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra may have stumbled on the cure for him — Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream.

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Steve Jobs Might Have Been Wrong About iPad for Kids

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:02pm
He made screens as irresistible as candy to children, but Steve Jobs wasn’t a fan of his own kids being glued to the electronic gadgets he invented.

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Breast and Brightest: MIT Aims to Build a Better Pump

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:34pm
Engineers are joining with nursing moms to come up with better designs for breast pumps at a hackathon later this month.

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Shaken Baby Syndrome Survivors Are 'Horribly Afflicted'

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:56am
About 25 percent of the victims of abusive head trauma die, according to the CDC. Of those who survive, 80 percent suffer brain damage.

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EXCLUSIVE: Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Treat New Victim

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:09pm
Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly donated blood to treat another U.S. doctor infected with the virus, Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham says.

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EXCLUSIVE: Ebola Victim Treated With Survivor's Blood

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 5:21pm
Doctors treating the third U.S. Ebola patient, Dr. Rick Sacra, have given him every treatment they can think of, and say he’s getting better every day.
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Marvel Comics Touts Anti-Bullying Superheroes

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:50pm
For the month of October, Marvel Comics characters will take a break from fighting super-villains to battle a more insidious evil: bullying.

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Watch Live: Wife of Ebola-Stricken Doctor Speaks

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:11pm
Debbie Sacra, the wife of Dr. Rick Sacra who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in West Africa, speaks to the media.

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Kent Brantly's Blood Used to Treat Newly Infected Ebola Patient

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:08pm
Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly donated blood to treat another U.S. doctor infected with the virus, Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham says.

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'I Am Eleven' Explores Age On Edge of Adolescence

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:18pm
The new documentary “I Am Eleven” takes a candid look at that magical moment between childhood and adolescence.

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6 Things I Want My Sons to Know About Depression

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:19pm
A dad battling depression wants his boys to be informed: "If I don’t talk with my sons about the twisting despair brought on by depression, who will?"

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FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug Contrave

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:36am
U.S. regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments.

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Companies' Ebola Plea: We Need Action Now

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:14am
West Africa’s Ebola epidemic has started affecting mining operations, and companies feeling the pinch are pushing back.

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Best and Worst States to Have a Baby, By the Numbers

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:11am
Everyone knows having a baby is a huge expense; where you live also matters.
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Raising Children in the Shadow of the Towers

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:34am
For children growing up in lower Manhattan, 9/11 is a daily reality, not just a solemn anniversary date.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Hospitalized With Tumor

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:42am

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Wash Your Hands: Rare Virus Sending Kids to the ER

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:11pm
How dangerous is the rare virus sending kids to the hospital? Here are answers to key questions about the so-called Midwest enterovirus.

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