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Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills

HEALTHBEAT: Brain scans show how kids learn early math, suggests practicing your sums can help

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:14am EDT

Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

Liberia: Fears of new infections rise as Ebola clinic looted in capital's largest slum

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:14am EDT

Back-to-school sleep schedules important for kids

With summer vacation coming to a close, it's important to get rest for school.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 04:49am EDT

Woman marries at dad's Alzheimer's care center

Michigan woman marries at Ohio nursing home so dad with Alzheimer's can walk her down aisle

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 06:46pm EDT

Study questions need for most people to cut salt

Study questions the need for most people to cut salt; most risk is with high blood pressure

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Scientists racing to test Ebola vaccines in humans

Companies race to begin first human tests of vaccines developed by US, Canadian governments

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Busy mom has baby while registering son at school

Busy mom gives birth to child at Texas school where she was trying to register another son

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Ice Bucket Challenge: Is it bogus or helping?

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" that is sweeping the nation has turned into a social media phenomenon. But is the icy challenge, that's gone viral, bogus or helping? Well, it turns out it is quite legitimate.

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 10:56am EDT

Liberia expands Ebola treatment in capital

Liberia expands Ebola treatment center; 2 more airlines halt flights to affected countries

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 06:24am EDT

Mom jailed over truancy died from heart failure

Woman was indigent but still doing jail time for her sons skipping school.

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 10:42pm EDT

Man dies in dive after raising $100K for ALS

Man dies in Nantucket dive; raised $100K for ALS for friend who inspired ice-bucket challenge

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

Consumers with immigration issues must act by Sept. 5 to avoid losing health law coverage

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 01:22pm EDT

Ebola survivor shunned by boyfriend, even school

Guinea medical student survives Ebola, but loses boyfriend and is shunned by fearful community

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 12:12pm EDT

Congo's Tshisekedi seeks treatment in Belgium

Congo: Longtime opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, 81, seeks medical treatment in Belgium

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 10:10am EDT

Youth Olympics open in China amid Ebola worries

Youth Olympics open in China amid Ebola worries after 3 athletes prevented from competing

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 10:03am EDT

Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

Doctors Without Borders warns W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime,' could last 6 months

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 03:42am EDT

Ebola may leave 1 million in need of food help

UN: Ebola may leave 1 million in need of food help as fear, price-hiking slow supplies

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 03:42am EDT

Money laundering charge added to FedEx drug case

Feds in new indictment say addicts died after receiving illegal drugs shipped via FedEx

Friday - 08/15/2014, 09:40pm EDT

USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

New federal regulation requires puppies imported into US to be healthy, at least 6 months old

Friday - 08/15/2014, 09:04pm EDT

FDA approves Biogen's MS drug Plegridy

Biogen receives approval of treatment for multiple sclerosis patients

Friday - 08/15/2014, 08:39pm EDT
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