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Aug 13, 2014 12:15AM

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Aug 13, 2014 12:15AM

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

FILE - This Nov. 29, 2013, file photo shows a part of the HealthCare.gov website, photographed in Washington. The administration is warning hundreds of thousands of consumers they risk losing taxpayer-subsidized health insurance unless they act quickly to resolve issues about their citizenship and immigration status. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)WASHINGTON (AP) ? The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law.


Aug 12, 2014 12:41AM

Ebola: Questions, answers about an unproven drug

WASHINGTON (AP) ? An experimental Ebola drug has been used to treat two American aid workers and a Spanish missionary priest. Could Liberian doctors be next?

Aug 12, 2014 01:40PM

Texas abortion law could send women across borders

The Women's Reproductive clinic is seen in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. If the new abortion law, one of the toughest in the nation, is upheld by a federal judge, the only remaininc abortion clinic in El Paso, across the state border from Santa Teresa, will be forced to close due to new requirements and women will have to travel hundreds of miles or go to New Mexico to obtain an abortion. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)EL PASO, Texas (AP) ? Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn't require leaving town.


Aug 21, 2014 09:05PM

Australia defends detention of child asylum seekers

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia wait to enter a magistrate's court in GalleAustralia's immigration minister defended his country's tough policies on asylum seekers on Friday, saying measures including the detention of children and denial of permanent visas were needed to stop dangerous people-smuggling ventures. Scott Morrison was giving evidence to an Australian Human Rights Commission (HRC) inquiry into the wellbeing of children in immigration detention centers on the Australian mainland and on remote islands in the Pacific and Indian oceans. "Children being detained in facilities has been a consequence of the policies that more broadly have been effective in securing Australia's borders, restoring the integrity of our immigration program and stopping children dying at sea," Morrison told the inquiry. About 16,000 asylum seekers came to Australia on 220 boats in the first seven months of 2013, but the government says there has been just one "illegal" boat arrival since December.


Aug 21, 2014 08:19PM

Senegal closes border as UN warns on Ebola flare-up

A Liberian soldier watches as policemen deploy in Monrovia's West Point slum as part of quarantine measures to contain the spread of Ebola on August 20, 2014Senegal has become the latest country to seal its border with a west African neighbour to ward off the deadly Ebola virus, as the new UN pointman on the epidemic said preparations must be made for a possible flare-up of the disease. Senegal's decision to close its land border with Guinea, announced by the interior ministry Thursday, is part of intensifying efforts to contain the outbreak that has killed 1,350 people since March in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. David Nabarro, a British physician who the United Nations appointed last week to coordinate the global response to the crisis, arrived in west Africa on a mission to revitalise the health sectors of affected countries.


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CNN: Health
Aug 21, 2014 08:13AM

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Aug 18, 2014 04:53AM

Retired teacher loses 200 pounds

"There's another one who will break our equipment," Kathleen Riser overheard one trainer say, pointing at her 350-plus pound frame. Two years later, people now point to Riser as an inspiration.

Aug 04, 2014 07:35AM

'Big Ben' loses 145 pounds

After almost two years of strict dieting and exercise Ben's 140lbs lighter. He's lost 38 inches off of his waist and tossed out his 3XL shirts to make room for his new size, large.

Jul 31, 2014 07:15AM

Plant-based diet is his secret

For years Benji Kurtz was severely obese. He tried diet after diet. Then the solution to his weight loss problem found him.

Aug 15, 2014 10:25AM

Break up with your trainer

After months of personal training, you're still not seeing results. Could it be time to ditch your trainer?

Aug 14, 2014 07:25AM

9 nutrition rules for athletes

Follow these nutrition guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.

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