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Sick, dying and raped in America's nursing homes

6 women, 3 homes and the man accused of rape

Inside the mind of nursing home rapist
CNN's Ana Cabrera investigates why one man was allowed to continue working at a nursing home after sexually assaulting a resident.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 3:09 PM
Look inside a prosecutor's case file

Psychiatrists fight over the ethics of diagnosing Trump
You'd expect partisan questions about a politician's sanity, but now there's an unusual debate growing among licensed mental health professionals about President Donald Trump.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 3:37 PM
Couple with Asperger's: 'More extraordinary together'
Like many couples, Nico Morales and Latoya Jolly met online. Nico sent the first message while on vacation in Guatemala with his family in December 2015. Latoya's handle was pokejolly1993, a throwback to Pokemon and her birth year. Nico liked that they were both "children at heart." Soon after, the couple went on their first date.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 8:03 AM
20 years after Dolly, potential of cloning remains unclear
On February 22, 1997, the world learned about a secret project that scientists at the Roslin Institute in Scotland had been working on.

POSTED FEBRUARY 25, 2017 2:03 AM
Bad heart? Time to hit the gym
The benefits of exercise are clear for those with a bad heart, but people often want to know how best to exercise, how much and how hard.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 3:26 PM
Army veteran starts 'fight club' to help others with PTSD
Todd Vance was serving in the US Army when the September 11 attacks occurred.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 4:39 PM
Is yogurt healthy?
Yes, go ahead and add yogurt to your healthy foods list if you haven't already. Whether you choose plain, Greek, flavored or low-fat, yogurt is a nutrient-packed snack that nourishes you with a generous amount of calcium and protein, along with B vitamins and minerals, including potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 10:59 AM
The tech solutions to end global hunger
What do you do when you see or hear something strange and want to learn more? Perhaps no one around you knows, so you go online or turn to social media.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 5:40 PM
Tearful reunion for burned Yazidi toddler and family
After almost four months apart, 2-year-old Dilbireen was reunited with his parents and met his newborn baby brother for the first time.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 3:05 AM
Long-term stress might make you fat, study says
Could constant stress be making you fat?

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 9:30 AM
Mom carrying baby without brain to term - to donate the organs
When Keri Young found out that her unborn child didn't have a brain, she made an unthinkably selfless decision.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 5:28 PM
Contestant in a wheelchair is a first for Miss Australia pageant
Pageants are known for wanting complete perfection from their contestants. This year, the Miss Australia pageant has a contestant in a wheelchair, showing just how perfect women of all kinds can be.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 6:49 PM
Transgender rights: The countries way ahead of the US
As transgender people fight for their basic civil liberties globally, courts in 20 countries have ruled on legislation recognizing their rights,

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 5:28 PM
'Crucial step forward' in the search to cure the common cold
Scientists say they are one step closer to cracking the genetic "enigma" code behind the common cold.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 1:46 PM
Eat more fruit and veg for a longer life, researchers say
Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day could significantly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death, according to new research.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 1:26 PM
Top students more likely to drink, smoke pot, study says
British teens with the highest test scores are less likely to smoke cigarettes yet more likely to drink alcohol and smoke pot compared with teens with lower scores, according to a study published Wednesday in the British Medical Journal Open.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2017 11:30 PM
Cat ownership not linked to mental health problems, study says
Studies have suggested that cat ownership could be linked to certain mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, but researchers at University College London say they found no link between cat ownership and the development of psychotic symptoms.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2017 4:44 PM
Autism link to herpes during pregnancy may be overstated, experts say
A herpes flare-up during early pregnancy doubles the odds of a woman giving birth to a child who is later diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Wednesday in mSphere, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2017 7:18 PM
Teen inspires first transgender doll
The Tonner Doll Company is releasing a transgender doll inspired by Jazz Jennings.

POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2017 10:15 PM
US teen undergoes rare heart-lung transplant
"I want to do more stuff," says Spencer Kolman. His voice is a whisper, a painful-to-hear rasp as it comes across the telephone line.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2017 5:44 PM
Sitcoms that influenced us and our parenting
Ask anyone who grew up in the 1970s, '80s and '90s about their favorite sitcoms and they probably won't miss a beat, answering quickly and with tremendous passion about shows that influenced them in countless ways.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2017 4:28 PM
Flu virus shifting east, hitting older adults hardest
Flu activity decreased slightly but remained at high levels across the United States during the week ending February 18, according to a report based on preliminary data issued Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 10:15 PM
Are recreational marijuana and opioid addiction linked?
As White House press secretary Sean Spicer spoke Thursday about "greater enforcement" of federal marijuana laws, he seemed to link recreational pot use to a different type of drug: opioids.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 6:05 PM
25% of all overdoses are from heroin
America's opioid epidemic continues: The latest numbers from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, released Friday, show that one in four drug overdoses in 2015 was related to heroin. In 1999, just 6% of all overdoses were related to the drug.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 7:06 PM
Little Tikes recalls 540,000 swings after injuries
Little Tikes is voluntarily recalling 540,000 toddler swings after 140 reports of the swing breaking, posing a fall hazard. There have been 39 reports of injuries, including two children with broken arms.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 9:04 PM
Trump's reversal on transgender bathroom directive
The Trump administration's reversal of Obama-era protections that allowed transgender students in public schools to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity has angered civil rights groups.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 1:44 PM
Life expectancy is expected to soar -- except in US
Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 1:57 AM

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