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Ebola cases drop to lowest level since June

The number of new Ebola cases reported in the three worst-hit countries fell to its lowest level since late June, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone had a combined total of 99 new cases for the week ending J...

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Study: Beer can help ward off Alzheimer's

Researchers have touted the health benefits of wine when consumed in moderation, now scientists are promoting the benefits of beer.

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California measles cases still increasing

California health officials said Wednesday there are 79 confirmed measles cases in the state.

According to the California Department of Public Health website, 52 of those cases are linked to an outbreak at Disneyland.

There are four confirmed cases in...

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California measles outbreak grows

California has reported more measles cases.

The number of cases has increased to 73, with 50 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, the California Department of Public Health reported Monday.

Last week, public health officials reported 59...

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Study: Love may be key to losing weight

If you are still working on those popular New Year's resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking there is a real secret to that successful behavior change.

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Sit smarter with yoga

You've probably heard that "sitting is the new smoking." Not only does it lead to aches and pains, edema, varicose veins, sciatica and more -- according to a new study, too much sitting can actually kill you.

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Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

The government has stopped openly sharing your personal information from the Obamacare website with private companies.

Earlier this week, the government came under fire after the Associated Press showed that Healthcare.gov was relaying users' personal...

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1st person diagnosed with Ebola in UK discharged

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is heading home.

London's Royal Free Hospital announced Saturday that "Pauline Cafferkey has been discharged from the Royal Free following her recovery from Ebola."

On December 29, the 39-year...

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California measles outbreak growing

The measles outbreak in California is growing. The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday.

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Ebola vaccine is on its way to Africa

The first doses of the Ebola vaccine were on a commercial flight to West Africa and were expected to arrive on Friday, according to a spokesperson from GlaxoSmithKline.

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