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2 American Ebola patients discharged from hospital

The 2 American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged.

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2 American Ebola patients released from hospital

After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday. Read more »

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US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun. Read more »

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Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the... Read more »

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Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast... Read more »

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How depression threatens financial well-being

An estimated 9.1 percent of the population in the United States have symptoms of depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Read more »

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From 3 to 18, healthy back-to-school advice

From pre-schoolers to college students, everyone can be affected by cold and flu season. Here are tips to keep students of all ages healthy. Read more »

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WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that... Read more »

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Utah researchers tackle gene mutation resistance in leukemia patients

Researchers at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute have identified a specific gene mutation that helps regulate chronic myeloid leukemia, giving patients a normal life and normal life expectancy. Read more »

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Suicide rates used to decline at this age — not anymore

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Robin Williams’ suicide may not have been that surprising: Baby Boomer men are 60 percent more likely to take their own life than their fathers’ generation, according to a Rutgers... Read more »

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Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola

Security forces blocked off a seaside slum in Liberia's capital Wednesday, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola, unnerving residents and reportedly sparking a protest. Read more »

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: The fastest way to change your behavior is to change your environment

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We have far less control over our behavior than we think. The best way to control your behavior is to take control of the things that control you, starting with your environment. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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How Maroon 5 helped me lose weight and impress the girl

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Many modern American kids are overweight, and exercise has been labeled as a good way for them to shed pounds. But they need motivation. Here's one story about how motivation helped me lose weight... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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This class may be the key to lowering depression in middle school

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Adding focused cardiovascular fitness into sixth graders' gym class and recess can help stave off depression during adolescence. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Liberia: 3 receiving untested Ebola drug improving

Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug to treat Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Couple struggling with fertility now expecting quadruplets

A Pleasant Grove couple was hoping for one baby but is now making room for four after in vitro fertilization proved to be fruitful in a way it almost never is. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Utah County offers diabetes management class

The Utah County Health Department is offering a free Living Well With Diabetes class that starts Sept. 17. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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McDonald's confronts its junk food image

At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Some who fled Liberia Ebola clinic re-hospitalized

Some of the people who fled an Ebola quarantine center in a Liberian slum when it was looted over the weekend are again under observation at a hospital Monday, a health official said. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Music project strikes a chord with Alzheimer’s patients

Irene Wade doesn’t always remember her name, or her birthday, or her children’s faces. She’ll often stumble in the middle of a sentence and then burst into tears. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Ebola health workers battle death, heat, rumors

Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat of muddy clinics. Agonizing death is the norm. The hellish... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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As many doctors retreat, ebola fight grows harder

When people started dying of Ebola in Liberia, Clarine Vaughn faced a wrenching choice: Should she send home, for their own health and safety, four American doctors working for HEARTT, the aid... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa could last another six months, Doctors Without Borders said Friday, and an aid worker acknowledged that the true death toll... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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