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Third Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone - TIME

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Third Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone
TIME
(FREETOWN, Sierra Leone) —” A senior adviser to Sierra Leone's president says a third doctor has died from Ebola, marking a setback in the country's fight against the virulent disease. Presidential adviser Ibrahim Ben Kargbo said Wednesday that Dr. Sahr ...
Ebola has 'upper hand' in West Africa, says US health officialCTV News
3rd Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra LeoneABC News
3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone, epidemiologist evacuated ...U.S. News & World Report
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Deep Brain Stimulation & Older Parkinson's Patients - WebMD

Deep Brain Stimulation & Older Parkinson's Patients
WebMD
TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of complications when implanting deep brain stimulation devices in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease is no greater in older patients than younger ones, a new study shows. The treatment ...

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Wii Balance Boards May Help MS Patients, Study - Canada News

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Wii Balance Boards May Help MS Patients, Study
Canada News
A popular video game may help improve balance and movement in patients with multiple sclerosis. The Nintendo Wii's balance board allows users to shift their weight as they simulate actions like skiing, soccer or hula hoop. Balance impairment is among the ...
How can a Wii balance board change the brains of MS patients?Medical News Today
Wii Balance Board Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients Regain BalanceChinatopix
Multiple sclerosis patients may benefit from video games. Here's howTech Times
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Marijuana news: Medical pot may cut painkiller abuse, new study suggests - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

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Marijuana news: Medical pot may cut painkiller abuse, new study suggests
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
New research published this week in a prominent medical journal makes a compelling case for medical marijuana's role in decreasing fatal prescription drug overdoses. The Los Angeles Times breaks down details of the study, published Monday in the ...
Lower prescription overdose deaths linked to state medical marijuana lawsHealio
States Permitting That Marijuana have Lower Prescription Pain killer DeathsPNC Voice
Does medical marijuana reduce painkiller overdose deaths?WPTV
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Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Eating Disorders - WebMD

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Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Eating Disorders
WebMD
TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests. Rather, the true measure of trouble may be significant weight loss, and the ...
Even normal weight teens can have anorexiaCBS News

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E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to smoke - HealthCentral.com

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E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to smoke
HealthCentral.com
E-cigarettes may be tempting non-smoking youth to try smoking, according to a report from the CDC. And once the teens try the e-cigarettes, they are more likely to give conventional cigarettes a try. They study, based on nationally representative youth surveys ...
WHO calls for restricting the use of e-cigarettesDiabetes Insider
UN wants e-cigarette ads, sales to minors bannedColumbus Dispatch
New health reports ignite e-cigarette controversyWTSP 10 News
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Sleep Drunkenness Problem among American Adults - Dumb-Out

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Sleep Drunkenness Problem among American Adults
Dumb-Out
A recent research published in the journal Neurology on Monday, focused on a type of sleep disorder called sleep drunkenness, which has become a common phenomena affecting one in every seven American people. Sleep drunkenness is not related to the ...
Confused? It may be sleep drunkennessThe Times (subscription)
Sleep drunkenness may affect more than 1 in 7 people, study findsLos Angeles Times
'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior IssuesPhilly.com
Quartz -Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
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Federal Marketplace's New Leader Promises Progress - The Fiscal Times

Wall Street Journal

Federal Marketplace's New Leader Promises Progress
The Fiscal Times
The Obama administration on Tuesday named the head of Connecticut's state health exchange to oversee the federal marketplace that provides subsidized private health insurance to consumers in 36 states under Obamacare. In a move that administration ...
First Edition: August 27, 2014Kaiser Health News
Leader of Connecticut's Health Marketplace Is Named to Run Federal ProgramNew York Times
CEO of Access Health CT lands new position in DCNewbritainherald
It's Relevant: Westport -Reuters -Medscape
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Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs, study finds - Fox News

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Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs, study finds
Fox News
Oct. 4, 2013: In this file photo, Monica Torres, left, checks the blood pressure of Esther Fisher, right, during an event at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Miss.AP. CHICAGO – "Do-it-yourself" blood pressure measurements and ...
DIY works better than standard doctors' care in reducing blood pressurePNC Voice
Blood pressure self-care can beat doctor carePress Herald
Do it yourself blood pressure care can beat MDsFinancial Express

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Could smoking marijuana be GOOD for your relationship? - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Could smoking marijuana be GOOD for your relationship?
Daily Mail
But now controversial new research suggests that couples who smoke the drug together are actually less likely to be violent towards one another. And experts claim it's not just the effects of cannabis on the brain, but the fact that couples who use it may share ...
Study: Marijuana Use By Couples Reduces Domestic ViolenceThe Daily Chronic
Pot-smoking couples have lower levels of violenceHealthCentral.com
Less domestic violence for pot smoking marriedsScience a Gogo
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