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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 04:41 AM EDT

Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being voluntarily recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. There have been reports of four illnesses that may be...

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 05:25 PM EDT

Finding Beauty in Mental Illness

Finding Beauty in Mental Illness

Meet some of the artists behind a gigantic online exhibit called the Broken Light Collective, and see their work by clicking here. They're changing minds and erasing the stigma around mental health.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 01:52 PM EDT

Acne Myths: What to Know About Clear Skin

Acne Myths: What to Know About Clear Skin

Dermatologist Dr. Cheryl Burgess dispels some of the myths surrounding acne and skin health.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 02:38 PM EDT

Are Your Teeth Healthy? What to Look For

Are Your Teeth Healthy? What to Look For

Dr. Claudia Cotca tells Barbara Harrison some of the signs of good and bad oral health.

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 08:00 PM EDT

Changing Minds: Depression and Parkinson's Disease

Changing Minds: Depression and Parkinson's Disease

Doctors say depression is more common in newly-diagnosed Parkinson's patients. Dr. Fernando Pagan from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital explains what the study means.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 03:32 AM EDT

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Residents of a large slum looted an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia's capital on Saturday, raising fears that stolen items, which are likely infected with the virus, will spread Ebola throughout the city,...

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