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Dr Kent Brantly

From Samaritan's Purse

U.S. Ebola patient to be released

Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.

His blood tests ...

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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled

People from other countries are traveling to the state of Zurich for the "sole purpose of committing suicide, a report says.

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

From Doctors Without Borders

Are myths making the Ebola outbreak worse?

More than 1,200 people have died as the deadliest ever outbreak of Ebola takes hold in West Africa, but despite information campaigns, fear is spreading even more quickly than the virus itself.

Self-harm is a growing problem; what parents need to watch for

In the United States, between two and three million people self-harm, which means inflicting pain on their bodies to cope with emotions.

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Ferre' Dollar/CNN

90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data

No industry has been hit harder by hacking and data breaches than health care.

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Centers for Disease Control

Patient tested for possible Ebola exposure in California

Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure -- this time, in California.

Ebola drug ZMapp

Public Health Agency of Canada

UK pledges money for Ebola research

Researchers around the world are being asked to help stop the largest known Ebola outbreak in history.

An emergency research "all call" was issued Thursday by Wellcome Trust and United Kingdom's Department for International Development amid rising cas...

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Healthy school lunches face tough taste test

Students in Gainesville, Georgia, are likely eating a better lunch than you today.

Sciatica pain yoga

Courtesy Dana Santas

6 ways to stop sciatica with yoga

Sciatica is a real pain in the butt -- and, sometimes, in the leg and foot.

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Heinz

Heinz recalls lead-laced baby food in China

H.J. Heinz is recalling a batch of lead-laced baby food in China.

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