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Kaci Hickox goes on bike ride

Maine: No deal with nurse in Ebola dispute

In the tense standoff between a Maine nurse and state officials, it was a surreal scene.

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, went on a bike ride with her boyfriend Thursday -- fo...

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Chronic fatigue syndrome is real, study says

People with chronic fatigue syndrome are exhausted, no matter how much rest they get, for more than six months at a time.

Clif Bar CEO Kevin Cleary

Clif Bar pays workers to exercise 2.5 hours a week

Would you work out more if your company paid you to do it? One firm in California does just that.

Kaci Hickox

Nurse refuses Ebola quarantine

Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

Ebola Guinea docs

Ebola: Patient zero was a toddler in Guinea

Before the virus ravaged West Africa, before the deaths soared into the thousands, before the outbreak triggered global fears, Ebola struck a toddler named Emile Ouamouno.

Virtually no one knew the 2-year-old by name. Now the world knows him as patie...

Ashoko Mukpo

Mukpo: Ebola 'more intense than anything'

Ashoka Mukpo had seen the horrible things Ebola can do.

Brittany Maynard

Brittany Maynard: Waiting for 'right time' to die

Brittany Maynard says she hasn't decided yet when she'll end her life, but it's a decision she's still determined to make.

Sierra Leone possible Ebola case

Govt. says it won't admit Ebola patients

The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for medical treatment, but decided to shelve the proposal and insists it was never considered at senior levels.

Ebola virus pink

School bars girl over Ebola fears; suit filed

The family of a third-grader in Connecticut has filed a lawsuit against Milford Public Schools, saying their daughter was banned from school for 21 days amid Ebola fears when she returned from a trip to Lagos, Nigeria, for a family wedding.

The lawsui...

Utah boy cancer holidays

Boy with cancer dies after town celebrates holidays

A 4-year-old Utah boy lost his battle to leukemia Tuesday, but not before his family and community gave him the week of a lifetime.

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