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Ebola blood sold on black market

As hospitals in nations hardest hit by Ebola struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from survivors of the virus, the World Health Organization warned.

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Breast implant shortage in Venezuela

A shortage of breast implants is making it difficult for Venezuelan women to surgically enhance their bust lines.

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Migraines with aura linked to Parkinson's

People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.

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Study: Schizophrenia is 8 diseases

What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests.

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis analyzed the D...

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Enterovirus D68 in 17 states, Canada

Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.

Since mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had confirmed 140 cases of respiratory illness caused by Enterovirus D68 in 16 states: Alabama, Colorado...

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Poll: One in four Americans worry about Ebola

Roughly one in four Americans are worried that they or someone in their family will become a victim of the virus, according to a new survey.

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Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Andrea Jaime was a student in Georgetown University's School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Yet before she could graduate and help others, she became a patient herself.

And on Tuesday, Jaime died from what the Washington school said was "apparent me...

Columbia city councilwoman wants tobacco products restricted for those under 21

Slowly cities across the nation are turning to "Tobacco 21".

What information do new homeowners really get?

When a home is completely trashed, like the one being rented on Schumate Chapel Drive in Cole County, does the new owner or renter have the right to know?

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Severe respiratory illness confirmed in 12 states

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus — enterovirus 68.

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