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CDC

'Positive' results in 1st Ebola vaccine trial

The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.

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Awake and paralyzed during surgery

"I was awake but paralyzed," says Carol Weihrer as she recalls undergoing eye surgery in 1998.

Double amputee

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston man shows off his double-arm transplant

A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank you's at a news conference Tuesday at a Boston-area hospital as he showed off his two new arm transplants.

Will Lautzenheiser sat next to the doctors from…

HealthCare.gov maintenance

HealthCare.gov

Nearly half a million enroll in ObamaCare

Nearly half a million Americans chose plans on HealthCare.gov during the first week of open enrollment for 2015, a sign the federal health care site has improved since its rocky rollout last year.

Donuts, doughnuts

Germain Perez/CNN

Trans fat may hurt your memory

If you can't remember where your car keys are, you may want to eat fewer muffins.

smoking cigarette with ash

Zsuzsanna Kilian/SXC

Chinese company makes one-third of the world's cigarettes

When it comes to the tobacco business, bigger has long been considered better in China.

Women's health file

Why female execs get depressed more than men

Alyson Breathed remembers working such long hours as a hotel marketing manager that sometimes, her evening nanny had to bring Breathed's two children to work.

Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer Foundation

From ALCF

Lung cancer battle: Time for action

For the 108,000 women who are diagnosed with lung cancer each year, Lung Cancer Awareness Month can be a lonely time of year.

Bird flu Europe

REUTERS/Darren Staples

Bird flu worries spread in Europe

Europeans are worried about a possible continent-wide bird flu epidemic after a wild duck tested positive for the H5N8 virus in northeast Germany, authorities said.

The virus was first discovered…

Sad anxious depressed woman

SXC

A bad marriage might literally break a heart

If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist.

A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives…

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