Robin Williams inspires others to ‘come out’ about depression

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“I have never said how much suicide or depression has played a role in my life, and I thought it was time, it was time to just stop hiding.”

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Meet the American doctor who survived Ebola before it even had a name

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Dr. Thomas Cairns was quite possibly the first non-African Ebola patient — and would become, almost certainly, the first non-African Ebola survivor.

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Run For Your Life: 5 minutes a day may be all you need

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Running as little as 5 to 10 minutes per day could greatly reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.

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'Cured' HIV baby is infected again, doctors find

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A Leap of Faith: Desperate parents pin hopes on lab-grown organs

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Dr. Paolo Macchiarini is pushing boundaries of the emerging field of regenerative medicine, using a patient’s own cells to rebuild tissues and organs.

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Cancer Breakthrough: Could new tech end mammogram controversy?

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New technologies could help resolve the controversy around breast-cancer screening — potentially improving the accuracy of scans that detect it.

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PlayStation Side Effect: Dangerous blood clots

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A New Zealand man who played eight hours of PlayStation for four days in a row developed life-threatening blood clots in his leg, doctors say.

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Horrific Ebola outbreak ‘totally out of control’

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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever seen and the virus is raging “totally out of control,” Doctors Without Borders said Friday.

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Soak up the sun? You may be a tanning addict

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Sun-worshipers out working on their tans might not just be after a bronzed look. They may be addicts, new research suggests.

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CDC: 75 scientists possibly exposed to anthrax

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The CDC said 75 government scientists may have been exposed to live anthrax.

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We’re last! Again! U.S. health care ranks poorly

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The latest look at the U.S. health care system compared to other rich countries shows — yet again — that the United States comes in dead last.

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Working moms may be helping their kids, study finds

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Moms who feel guilty about going back to work can give themselves a break. A new study suggests their kids may do better in kindergarten.

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Why do college students ‘slut shame’?

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College women may use “slut-shaming” to preserve their own higher status, new research finds.

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Cheap food blamed for America’s obesity crisis

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Why are Americans so fat? A new study suggests we’ve been getting it all wrong.

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Pet Treat Tragedy: Jerky kills more than 1,000 dogs

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Pet jerky treats have now been linked to 1,000 dog deaths, 5,600 animal illnesses and, for the first time, sickness in humans, the FDA says.

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