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When pregnancy makes you violently ill

"What, are you insane?" That seems to be the response I get most from friends and family members when I tell them that I'd like another child one day. They are typically shocked not because I'm pregnant with my second child but because they've watched me suffer through hyperemesis gravidarum during both of my pregnancies.

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

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3,000 US troops may join Ebola fight

President Barack Obama turns his attention to Ebola on Tuesday, announcing new U.S. steps to combat the growing epidemic in West Africa.

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US ramping up Ebola effort

President Barack Obama embarks on a two-day U.S. road trip Tuesday to assess and amplify his government's response to two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

Columbia city councilwoman wants tobacco products restricted for those under 21

A substance that kills on average 7,000 people in Columbia could soon be restricted to those 21 and under.   

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4M fewer uninsured as Affordable Care Act kicks in

The ranks of the uninsured plummeted in early 2014, as millions gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare, new government data released Tuesday found.

Doctors try new business model for improved care

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Doctors try new business models to improve care

Dr. Myriam Ensling made the old dentist's office she moved to in 2012 her new place of business, even with the dental lamps hanging from the ceiling.

New crosswalk designed to boost safety in Jefferson City

Councilman in Jefferson City are set to decide who the bid will go to for the Dunklin crosswalk project at tonight's meeting. Although public works officials say it's one of the small projects they are working on, they say it's extremely important because it invovles the safety of pedestrians.

Enterovirus

CDC

List of states with Enterovirus D68 grows

Indiana and Montana have joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, health officials say.

Four children in Lake County were sickened by Enterovirus D68 and were treated at University of Chicago Hospital, according to a...

Measles

CDC

Measles at Seattle airport investigated

Travelers who passed through the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport earlier this month may have been exposed to the highly contagious measles virus, local health officials say.

Yusuke Kirimoto

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From 'sumo wrestler' to distance runner

Yusuke Kirimoto was always overweight. When he visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments were meant to be funny, but Kirimoto still felt the sting.

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