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Study: Schizophrenia is 8 diseases updated 22 hours 32 minutes ago

Schizophrenia may be eight diseases, or disorders, not one, new research from Washington University suggests. Learn more about schizophrenia.

How 'magic mushroom' chemical could free the mind of depression, addictions updated 1 days ago

Psychedelic drugs are being researched as a potential treatment for conditions ranging from anxiety to tobacco and alcohol addiction.

Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis' updated 1 days ago

Andrea Jamie, a student at Georgetown's nursing and health sciences school, dies of what her school says was "apparent meningitis."

Obama: U.S. ready to take the lead in Ebola fight updated 1 days ago

President Barack Obama says the U.S. is ready to take on a leadership role in the international fight to combat the Ebola outbreak.

12 states confirm Enterovirus D68 cases updated 1 days ago

Since mid-August, the CDC has confirmed more than 100 cases of Enterovirus D68 in 12 states. Learn more about the EV-D68 outbreak.

Ebola Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Ebola is a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976. Learn more facts about Ebola.

Reduce your risk of dementia right now updated 1 days ago

There is some good news in the sixth annual World Alzheimer's Report. For the first time, we're starting to get a clearer understanding of cause and effect.

When pregnancy makes you violently ill updated 1 days ago

Hyperemesis gravidarum causes extreme sickness during pregnancy. Read about one mother's journey and why she wants to have more children.

Why I stayed: Tangles of domestic abuse updated 1 days ago

According to a national survey, 32% of women are physically assaulted by a partner during their lifetime. I was one of them.

List of states with Enterovirus D68 grows updated 1 days ago

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

The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's updated 1 days ago

By 2050, the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple. But diagnosing a family member online isn't a good idea, experts say.

Travelers possibly exposed to measles at Seattle airport updated 2 days ago

A confirmed case of the measles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport earlier this month may have exposed travelers to the measles virus.

From 'sumo wrestler' to distance runner updated 2 days ago

Yusuke Kirimoto was always overweight. Then he took up running and was able to lose 102 pounds. See his weight loss success.

CNN anchor: How breaking news changed my life balance updated 2 days ago

Former CNN anchor Colleen McEdwards tells how covering breaking news led to a diagnosis of vestibular disorder. Balance Awareness Week, is backed by VEDA.

Should you eat before a workout? updated 2 days ago

Should you eat before a workout? Find out if it's better to exercise on an empty stomach or what is best to eat before pumping iron or going for a run.

Enterovirus D68 sickens more than a dozen in New York updated 4 days ago

Doctors say Enterovirus D68 is sending more children with severe respiratory illnesses to emergency rooms. Learn more about Enterovirus D68.

5 ways to think yourself well updated 4 days ago

Positive thinking can extend your life and make you happier and healthier. Learn five experts tips to boost your positive thinking.

Ebola in the air? A nightmare that could happen updated 5 days ago

Every time the Ebola virus copies itself, it mutates. These mutations could change the way the virus behaves.

West African health centers can't keep up with Ebola outbreak, WHO says updated 5 days ago

The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health centers to handle them, the head of the World Health Organization said Friday.

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed updated 5 days ago

A few extra pounds hurts your blood pressure. Magic mushrooms helped smokers quit. Science can slow aging. A happy wife is key to happy marriage.

Sick kids flooding ER in Alabama updated 5 days ago

Doctors say Enterovirus D68 is sending more children with severe respiratory illnesses to emergency rooms. Learn more about Enterovirus D68.

The reason Ebola isn't being stopped updated 5 days ago

Contact tracing works only if you have a list of victims' contacts and their addresses. The system in West Africa for the Ebola outbreak is "in shambles."

I'm ready for my first triathlon updated 6 days ago

Join the CNN Fit Nation team as they race the Nautica Malibu Triathlon with Dr. Sanjay Gupta on September 14.

Going abroad? Here are 10 diseases you need to watch out for updated 6 days ago

As we travel ever further afield, which infectious diseases could we be exposed to?

Ebola survivor donates blood to infected American updated 6 days ago

Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly donated blood to help Dr. Rick Sacra who is still recovering from Ebola and Sacra's condition improves.

9/11 responders with rare cancer denied insurance coverage updated 6 days ago

Some 9/11 responders are being denied insurance coverage because their cancers were diagnosed too soon after 9/11.

Enterovirus infections difficult to track updated 6 days ago

Doctors say they think Enterovirus D68 is making more children sick. But nailing the culprit won't be easy. Learn more about EV-D68 and enteroviruses.

Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola updated 7 days ago

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate $50 million to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Learn more about the Ebola outbreak.

Could early intervention erase signs of autism? updated 7 days ago

Parents who used behavioral modification with children showing early signs of autism saw no developmental problems years later, study showed.

American Ebola patient arrives at Emory in Atlanta updated 7 days ago

A male U.S. citizen who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone arrived Tuesday at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The patient could be seen walking, apparently with some help from one person, into the facility.

Frequent teen marijuana use linked to issues later in life updated 7 days ago

Teens who use marijuana daily before age 17 are more than 60% less likely to get their high school diploma than those who've never used pot, a study says.

Enterovirus cases investigated in 12 states updated 8 days ago

Enterovirus D68 is sending hundreds of children to the hospital. Learn more about the respiratory illness caused by this virus.

What parents should know about EV-D68 updated 8 days ago

Hundreds of kids across the U.S. have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus D68.

Virus hitting the U.S. could be 'tip of iceberg,' CDC official says updated 8 days ago

A respiratory virus called Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) sends hundreds of children to Midwest hospitals. Learn more about the Enterovirus D68 Midwest virus.

What is Enterovirus EV-D68, the disease causing alarm in the Midwest? updated 8 days ago

A respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri is causing alarm across the Midwest and beyond.

Is U.S. ready for a pandemic? Investigation says we're 'ill-prepared' updated 8 days ago

The Department of Homeland Security is "ill-prepared" for a pandemic, federal investigation finds. Stockpiles of medicine and equipment is expired.

10 best apps to train your brain updated 9 days ago

Brain training apps can boost your brainpower and psychological well-being. See these 10 brain training apps to get started.

Another Ebola patient coming to Emory in Atlanta updated 9 days ago

Another patient with Ebola is heading to the isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

One dance class changed her life updated 9 days ago

Angela Baldwin can pinpoint the day she changed the course of her life.

WHO doctor contracts Ebola virus updated 9 days ago

A World Health Organization doctor working in an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the virus, the agency said Monday.

Joan Rivers: How a minor elective surgery could end in death updated 10 days ago

The comedian Joan Rivers lost her life after minor elective procedure. Here's how it could have happened.

Respiratory virus suspected in Midwest children's hospitalizations updated 11 days ago

A respiratory virus called Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) sends hundreds of children to Missouri hospitals and possibly throughout the Midwest.

Ebola victim improving, wife says updated 11 days ago

Dr. Rick Sacra, an American missionary doctor infected with the Ebola virus, has improved slightly while being treated in Omaha, Nebraska, his wife said.

Pilots may have suffered from cerebral hypoxia, but what is it? updated 12 days ago

Pilots aboard the unresponsive plane that flew into the Caribbean Friday may have suffered from cerebral hypoxia.

American Ebola patient in Nebraska for treatment updated 12 days ago

Another American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola virus has arrived home for treatment in the United States.

How to be a better triathlete: Tips from champ Paula Newby-Fraser updated 12 days ago

Paula Newby-Fraser, widely known as "the Queen of Kona," gives her tips for first-time triathletes.

You'll eat less watching 'Charlie Rose,' and other studies you missed updated 12 days ago

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.

American Ebola patient coming home updated 13 days ago

Another American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola virus is coming home for treatment in the United States.

Lack of sleep may shrink your brain updated 13 days ago

Can a lack of sleep affect the size of your brain? It's possible, a recent study published in an online issue of Neurology suggests.

Enrolling people in Obamacare who have no 'concept of insurance' updated 13 days ago

Many immigrants face confusion as they navigate the U.S. health care system. Learn how the Affordable Care Act requires health care coverage for immigrants.

American Ebola patient's wife 'praying fervently' for his recovery updated 13 days ago

Even as she prays for her husband's recovery, Debbie Sacra wants to remind the world that there are thousands dying in the Ebola outbreak.

Third volunteer to receive experimental Ebola vaccine updated 13 days ago

Tests of an experimental Ebola vaccine began this week at the National Institutes of Health, and a third volunteer will receive a dose Thursday.

Why this crab's blood could save your life updated 14 days ago

Hundreds of thousands of horseshoe crabs are captured each year for their incredible blue blood.

Ebola virus has killed more than 1,900, health officials say updated 14 days ago

Ebola has infected more than 3,500 in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, and killed more than 1,900. Officials say action needed to stop epidemic.

Low-carb diets similar to low-fat for weight loss updated 14 days ago

Low-carb diet or low-fat? Turns out they both can help with weight loss. Learn about the pros and cons of low-fat and low-carb diets.

Fight brewing over liver donation updated 14 days ago

Liver transplant managers are discussing ways to "increase equity" in access to liver transplantation, but that may upset doctors in some regions.

15 diseases doctors often get wrong updated 14 days ago

A disease diagnosis isn't always easy for you or your doctor. See which 15 diseases are hardest to diagnose.

Officials, aid groups rip world's response to 'spiraling' Ebola outbreak updated 15 days ago

Another American doctor tests positive for Ebola as CDC Director Tom Frieden warns the outbreak in West Africa is worse than figures show.

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins this week updated 15 days ago

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health.

American Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly: 'I felt like I was about to die' updated 15 days ago

Dr. Kent Brantly recalled to NBC News feeling that he didn't "know how long I can keep this up" after contracting Ebola in West Africa.

Forget football: This is the Grid League updated 15 days ago

No it's not CrossFit, but elements may look familiar. Get to know Grid League, a new coed sport that's poised to take the fitness world by storm.

What they never tell you about losing a lot of weight updated 16 days ago

Shannon Britton lost 268 pounds after having gastric bypass surgery. What she's learned since then will surprise you.

Train your brain to crave healthy food updated 16 days ago

Following a healthy diet can alter the way your brain responds to healthy foods, a new study suggests. Learn how to train your brain.

Light gold for Cole, and illuminate the need to beat childhood cancer updated 16 days ago

Tony Stoddard asks us to "light gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Learn why he's fighting so hard to raise awareness for childhood cancer.

No longer lonely: He lost 225 pounds updated 18 days ago

Tevante Clark enrolled in a nutrition program to try to lose weight naturally. He figured if it failed, he would get gastric bypass surgery.

Meet CrossFit's Fittest Man on Earth updated 18 days ago

From Fittest Man on Earth to new father, CrossFit champion Rich Froning talks about his success at the 2014 CrossFit Games.

Unintended consequences: Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin updated 19 days ago

The face of heroin abuse in America is changing. And part of the reason is that society wanted a quick fix to the prescription drug abuse problem.

Junk food does more than make you fat, and other studies you missed updated 19 days ago

Here's five studies you may have missed that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body that involve coffee, junk food, salt, and vaccines.

Senegal confirms first Ebola case updated 19 days ago

The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its borders with Guinea.

How heroin kills you updated 19 days ago

Heroin kills, but not in the way you may think. Here's how heroin use can kill you.

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine to start next week updated 20 days ago

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health.

Why ab workouts are a waste of time updated 20 days ago

Ab workouts can include a crazy amount of crunches, but still not give you that six-pack. What gives? Find out why ab workouts don't often work.

Journal questions validity of autism and vaccine study updated 20 days ago

A study published earlier this month on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed from the public domain pending further investigation.

Doctors: Early school start times unhealthy for students updated 20 days ago

The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that schools start later to reduce public health concerns. Read the latest news about school start times.

Ebola outbreak: 'It's even worse than I'd feared' updated 21 days ago

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected more than 2,600 and killed nearly 1,500. And another Ebola outbreak may have started in the DR of Congo.

Pill-addicted veterans get second chance with treatment court updated 21 days ago

Veterans treatment courts are helping former warriors who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.

Raw milk sickens 45 in Utah updated 21 days ago

Raw milk or cream from Utah has caused 45 cases of campylobacteriosis, a common diarrheal infection. Learn more about campylobacteriosis.

Adam's story: When prescription drugs are deadly updated 21 days ago

Adam Montgomery started taking pain killers after a back injury. Soon, he developed what would become a deadly addiction.

Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses updated 22 days ago

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain may be helping stop an epidemic: prescription painkiller overdoses.

Transgender woman feels 'complete' thanks to Obamacare updated 22 days ago

Among the less-talked-about implications of Obamacare is the relief it is providing to many transgender people.

Ebola cases appear in DR Congo; doctor given promising drug dies in Liberia updated 23 days ago

A Liberian doctor who contracted the Ebola virus and received a promising experimental treatment has died, an official at a Liberian medical facility says.

Ebola contacts in Africa go missing updated 23 days ago

Some patients in the Ebola outbreak aren't honest about the people they've been in contact with. This is contributing to the spread of the Ebola outbreak.

What happens when you survive Ebola? updated 23 days ago

After successful Ebola treatment, Dr. Kent Bently will be released from Emory Hospital. Learn more about the Ebola treatment drug.

Borders closing over Ebola fears updated 26 days ago

Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread. See how the Ebola outbreak is affecting other countries.

Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors updated 26 days ago

Researchers are working on a surgical "black" box that tracks surgeons' movements and identifies errors during an operation.

Good neighbors are good for your heart updated 26 days ago

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

Ebola 2014: Death toll, new cases on the rise in Africa updated 26 days ago

High numbers of new Ebola cases and deaths in Africa are prompting increased efforts to contain the deadly outbreak.

Chief Ebola doctor overseeing cases in Sierra Leone contracts the virus updated 26 days ago

An Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone has become infected with the disease, the Ministry of Health said. Learn more about the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.

Liberia closes its borders to stop Ebola updated 26 days ago

Liberia has closed its borders to stop the Ebola outbreak as two infected Americans fight for their lives. Learn more about the Ebola outbreak.

Ebola outbreak: Is it time to test experimental vaccines? updated 26 days ago

Nearly 40 years after Ebola was discovered, there is still no cure. But could experimental vaccines protect people from the killer disease?

DEA tightens rules on hydrocodone combination pills updated 26 days ago

Hydrocodone combination pills, also known as opioids, are moving from a Schedule III drug to a Schedule II drug.

Michael Brown autopsies: Will they answer the critical questions? updated 26 days ago

Investigators are using the autopsy to get at the truth of what happened to Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

California patient tests negative for Ebola virus updated 26 days ago

A patient isolated in a California hospital after possible Ebola exposure does not have the virus, testing revealed.

'Miraculous day' as American Ebola patients released updated 27 days ago

Both Americans who were treated for the Ebola virus have been discharged from a hospital.

Are your medical records safe? updated 28 days ago

Here's what you need to know if your medical records are stored electronically (and they probably are).

UK pledges money, asks for help in Ebola research, treatment updated 28 days ago

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

'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled since 2009 updated 28 days ago

More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012. They're called suicide tourists.

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