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Last Ebola Patient in Liberia Leaves Treatment Ward


Carielle Doe for ABC News(MONROVIA, Liberia) -- The final Ebola patient in Liberia is back home and Ebola-free.Beatrice Yardolo, 58, spent 16 days in a Chinese Ebola treatment unit, but she returned home on Thursday, singing and dancing while her husband

Recovering Addict Explains Why You Should Care Heroin Overdose Deaths Tripled


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A high school soccer and softball player with passing grades, 17-year-old Kiyla would be the last person you’d expect to become addicted to heroin. Even Kiyla didn't want to believe it, and when she did, she wasn't sur

YouTube Campaign Urges Women to Share Advice to Their Younger Selves


iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- To celebrate International Women’s Day, YouTube has launched a campaign urging women to share advice they would give to their younger selves.The effort is meant to inspire and empower young girls everywhere w

Have a Drink, You'll Look Better


iStock/Thinkstock(BRISTOL, England) — Much has been said about how people seem more attractive after you’ve been drinking, i.e., the so-called “beer goggles effect.”But a new study from the University of Bristol in the United Kingd

Study Suggests Seniors' Cognitive Function Linked to Sex Life


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Just how important is a healthy sex life? Important enough to keep seniors mentally sharp, apparently.Researchers in The Netherlands tested the cognitive functions of about 1,750 men and women whose average age was 71 w

Happiness Is Eight Hours of Sleep


Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Know why singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams is happy? It’s because he and his hat get plenty of sleep every night. But don’t quote us on that.Seriously, though, getting the recommended amount of sl

Teen Who Woke Up Paralyzed Now Walking and Running Again


Ivanko_Brnjakovic/iStock/Thinkstock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A Nashville, Tennessee, teen is celebrating that she's regained the ability to walk after suffering sudden paralysis. Just six weeks ago, Jessica Shainberg, 15, woke up with no feeling below her wai

Scopes that Spread UCLA 'Superbug' Were Awaiting FDA Clearance


File photo. (iStock/Thinkstock)(LOS ANGELES) -- The manufacturer of the scopes that spread a drug-resistant "superbug" to seven California patients had tweaked the scopes' design and was selling them without federal permission to do so, according to the F

Family of Brain-Dead Pregnant Woman Now Fighting to Change State Law


iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A family that had to go to court to get a brain-dead woman taken off life support is now fighting to change Texas law so other families won’t have to go through the same ordeal.The family of Marlise Munoz is worki

Your Gluten-Free Diet May Be a Tax Write-Off


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Cutting bread from your diet could potentially save you some bread on your taxes, financial experts say.While diet gurus debate the health merits for the average person of avoiding the gluten protein found in wheat, rye and

Flat Shoes Linked to Women's Foot Problems


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For many women, sensible, comfortable flats are a wardrobe staple.Despite the shoes’ popularity, however, some experts have a warning. They say some types of flats can lead to a host of potential health problems, inclu

Everybody's Gone Biking USA


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Believe it or not, pretty soon it’ll be nice enough in most areas of the country to get outside and do things that don’t involve shivering and shoveling.One of America’s favorite outdoor pastimes, acco

Doctors Delivering Bad News Seen as Lacking Compassion


iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — A sign that reads “Don’t shoot the messenger” should be hung on the wall of your doctor’s office along with his or her diplomas.After all, delivering a particularly upsetting diagnosis shouldn&rsq

Even a Good Dog Doesn't Have Much of a Good Memory


iStock/Thinkstock(STOCKHOLM) — Your dog might be a good boy but boy, don’t count on him to remember too much.That’s the advice from Stockholm University and Brooklyn College researchers who conducted memory experiments on various animals

Sad Movies Can Compel Mindless Snacking


iStock/Thinkstock(ITHACA, N.Y.) — If you enjoy movies that bring a tear to your eye, you also enjoy eating. Or perhaps, you don’t realize you’re stuffing your face more while watching sad films as opposed to comedies.In a Cornell Food an

Kelly Gissendaner: Explaining the 'Cloudy' Drug That Stopped Georgia Execution


Georgia Department of Corrections(ATLANTA) -- The execution of a Georgia woman was halted Monday mere hours before she was scheduled to be put to death, after officials said they found the lethal injection drug was “cloudy.” The delayed execut

Mom With Terminal Cancer Blogs Fight for Her Life


WCIV-TV(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- New mom Whitney Cox's doctors may have put an expiration date on her life, but she's determined to beat their expectations and inspire others with her new, and popular, blog. The 27-year-old mother of two was diagnosed with st

Family of California Teen Declared Brain Dead Sues Hospital for Malpractice


Keep Jahi Mcmath on life support/Facebook(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The California family that fought to keep their teenage daughter on life support after she was declared brain dead is suing her doctor and the hospital where she went into cardiac arrest for ne

Virus Delays Homecoming for Toddler Who Received Liver From Dad


Liver Transplants for our Vietnamese Twin Girls/Facebook(TORONTO) -- A long-awaited homecoming was delayed for a toddler who received a liver transplant, with her father as the donor, after she contracted a virus. Phuoc Wagner made headlines along with he

Virginia Girl with Cancer Gets Sweet 16 Surprise Party


Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WINCHESTER, Va.) -- Throwing a surprise “Sweet 16” party in the age of cellphones and social media is no easy task. But an entire Virginia community pulled it off for a girl with cancer.The night of her birthday, Abby Snid
 
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