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8 killed in Guinea town amid Ebola fears

They were traveling to raise awareness about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Instead, it seems, they encountered violence.

The bodies of eight people have been discovered in southeastern Guinea, near the country's border with Liberia, a governm...

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As open enrollment nears, ACA website still isn't totally safe

HealthCare.gov still isn't as safe as it should be, and the annual open enrollment period starts again in just two months.

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7 ways to boost your happiness

Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

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VA hikes top pay for doctors by $20,000 to $35,000

Doctors who passed on a career at the Department of Veterans Affairs because of pay will soon have a reason to give the agency a second look.

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Obama signs order to fight superbugs

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts have warned us for years.

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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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It's time to get your flu shot

Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now.

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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...

Heart Health

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    What is heart disease?

    We've all heard the term "heart disease," but do you know what it really means? Learn more about the disorder.

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