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Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 05:04 PM EST

Poisoning from Some Hip Replacements

Poisoning from Some Hip Replacements

A major warning for you or anyone you know who's had a hip replacement: Doctors say they're seeing hundreds of cases of metal poisoning from a certain type of hip implant.

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 03:14 PM EST

Yoga for Scoliosis Patients

Yoga for Scoliosis Patients

A study shows that simply doing yoga can reduce spinal curving in Scoliosis patients by as much as 50 percent. Yoga Instructor Kim Weeks demonstrates which poses are the most effective.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 05:19 PM EST

How to Fight Viruses With Household Bleach

How to Fight Viruses With Household Bleach

Dr. Cheryl Burgess shares how bleach solutions can sterilize your living environment.

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 01:55 PM EST

"In the Arms" of Loved Ones: Brittany Maynard Ends Life

"In the Arms" of Loved Ones: Brittany Maynard Ends Life

Right-to-die advocate Brittany Maynard ended her life on Saturday, activists close to her family confirmed Sunday night, NBC News reported.

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 01:57 PM EST
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By Caroline Aghajanian

Player With Brain Tumor Fulfills Basketball Dream

Thousands of people showed up in the stands at Xavier University in Cincinnati to... See Full Gallery

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 08:02 PM EDT

D.C. Nurses to Protest Ebola Preparedness

D.C. Nurses to Protest Ebola Preparedness

Nurses working at D.C.'s Providence Hospital plan to protest what they're calling the hospital's inadequate Ebola preparedness.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM EDT

Sisters Create Bras for Breast Cancer Survivors

Sisters Create Bras for Breast Cancer Survivors

After their mother died after fighting breast cancer, two local sisters took things into their own hands and created bras made specifically for women who have undergone mastectomies or reconstructive surgeries.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 07:01 AM EDT

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality of a quarantine, spoke outside of her Maine home after health officials announced they...

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 07:33 PM EDT

20 Cases of Viral Meningitis at UMD

20 Cases of Viral Meningitis at UMD

The number of cases of viral meningitis at University of Maryland has grown to 19. However, the illness is not as dangerous as another form, bacterial meningitis.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 02:00 PM EDT

Obama Wants to Reassure U.S. Healthcare Workers

Obama Wants to Reassure U.S. Healthcare Workers

President Obama is holding some high-level meetings with his public health and national security teams, followed by an event at the White House, where he'll be introduced by Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantle.

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