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Firefighter drops 40 pounds to become an Ironman

Health - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:52
After several years on the job, firefighter Joe Van Veldhuizen tipped the scales at 250 pounds, which translated to a body mass index of 35. He knew he needed to get that number down. He felt he didn't have the aerobic stamina to do his job well.
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Are you a heavy drinker? You'd be surprised

Health - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 07:49
Sheldon Shiraki sits at the bar in the trendy Fritti restaurant in Atlanta, happily sipping an ice cold cocktail.
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Opinion: A New Year's resolution for the workplace

Health - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 07:47
Ron Friedman says your smartphone may be making you behave stupidly; resolve to resist distractions in 2015
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Magnesium deficiency may have you feeling tired

Health - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 07:47
Feeling exhausted? Or noticing weird muscle cramps that are throwing off your workouts? You might be suffering from a magnesium deficiency.
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Ebola patient moved from Scotland to London; 2 more possible cases

Health - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 07:45
A health care worker who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus after returning to Scotland from Sierra Leone was transferred early Tuesday to the Royal Free Hospital in London.
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Ebola overwhelms new hospital in Liberia

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 14:40
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen examines the Ebola public health crisis, witnessing how Ebola cases challenge even new hospitals.
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Prescription drug abuse: There is help

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 14:30
Facing the reality that "I need help" and knowing where to actually get it are crucial initial steps for anyone battling prescription drug addiction. The process to recovery can be one ridden with pain, denial and shame.
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We may be able to reverse signs of early Alzheimer's disease

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 14:15
The woman at the department store bounded toward Julie Gee.
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5 ways to fat-proof your home, no willpower necessary

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 14:14
Think you're immune to temptation? Let's be honest: Even the most disciplined healthy eater will occasionally give in to "runger" (running hunger). One minute you're walking past a box of granola sitting on the kitchen counter; five minutes and 500 calories later, you probably wish you'd hidden that box in a cabinet instead.
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Put down the doughnut: Trans fat may hurt your memory

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 14:14
If you can't remember where your car keys are, you may want to eat fewer muffins.
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Learn to live with it: Becoming stress-free

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 14:13
People the world over believe that stress comes from external sources.
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How to really lose weight

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 14:03
From what to eat to how much to exercise, Elizabeth Cohen explains what you really need to do to lose weight.
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My cancer gamble: 'I am not in the mood to die yet'

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:42
A cancer sufferer's life changed after watching an episode of Vital Signs. Having failed numerous rounds of chemotherapy Deborah Cummis Sandlaufer was looking for new hope in her treatment for cancer. She came across work by Yale scientists on a new form of cancer therapy by watching Vital Signs and called the team at Yale the next day. She is now taking part in a new trial for ovarian cancer treatment and tells CNN about her experience.
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Fasting: Should you exercise on empty?

Health - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:39
Food is fuel. So what would happen to your exercise regimen if you weren't eating your standard three meals (plus snacks) per day? Here's how you can fast and exercise too.
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Scotland confirms case of Ebola

Health - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 16:15
Health officials in Glasgow, Scotland, have confirmed a case of Ebola.
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