Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, says that better control of infectious diseases in Africa is allowing chronic diseases to come to the surface. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Orthotic Brace Takes Soldiers From Limping To Leaping

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Maygan Rollins, a field organizer with Enroll America, talked health insurance options with Jerry Correa during a recent campaign in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Obamacare's National Enrollment Looks OK, But States Matter More

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Mary-Claire King says obscurity gave her the freedom to spend years looking for breast cancer genes. Mary Levin/University of Washington hide caption

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How Being Ignored Helped A Woman Discover The Breast Cancer Gene

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Eight-year-old Manish, who caught polio years ago, learns to walk with leg braces at a rehabilitation center in New Delhi on Thursday. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Southeast Asia Free Of Polio As India Declares Health Victory

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Brain Changes Suggest Autism Starts In The Womb

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The fatality rate in an Ebola outbreak ranges from 25 percent to 90 percent, depending on the particular strain of the virus involved. Cynthia Goldsmith/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hide caption

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Some employees say e-cigarettes increase their productivity and help them steer clear of tobacco. But health regulators are looking into possible risks to e-cig users — and to co-workers. iStockphoto hide caption

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OK To Vape In The Office? Cities, Feds And Firms Still Deciding

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Why Cholera Persists In Haiti Despite An Abundance Of Aid

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Never Mind Eyesight, Your Nose Knows Much More

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