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Fighting stress with yoga at the Pentagon


Tech + survived the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon and suffered from PTSD as a
John Thurman
result. But yoga helped put him back on track.

Dinner party turns loss into a conversation-starter


We can't avoid stress, but here's how to manage it

About Vital Signs


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Vital Signs explores health stories from around the world, giving a global perspective on how health issues
are detected, treated and handled socially.
Read more about CNN's special reports policy.

Last Month's Show

Why it's so hard to kick your sugar habit


Hidden sugar in your food
'I was addicted to gambling'
When gambling becomes an addiction
Addiction in the digital age
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The Latest

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How animals can give you tuberculosis


Do these countries hold the secret to long life?
The place on earth that's like a mission to Mars ...
8 dangerous HIV myths debunked by the experts
'War on drugs means millions are needlessly dying in pain'
Turning loss from a conversation-stopper into a conversation-starter
Medical Tech

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The website that knows what doctors don't


How high-tech clothes could be your next doctor
Body maps reveal what's lurking on skin
E-cigarettes fueling a new addiction?
The contact lens with a built-in telescope
'Instagram for doctors' helps medics solve mystery cases
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The hidden danger of concussions in soccer


CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta examines the impact of concussions in the world's most popular youth sport.

Young soccer player struggles with head injury


Can technology make soccer safer?

In Depth

Genius and Creativity

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Why Singapore has the smartest kids in the world


Can we learn to be smarter and more creative?
Multitasking: Why you're not as good as you thought
Eradicating Polio

The race to zero: Nigeria's fight to wipe out polio


Nigeria's quest to beat polio
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How vaccines got the better of polio


Vaccine myths, and the immunization challenge
Breaking the Sound Barrier

Derrick Coleman makes 'No Excuses'


Deaf Super Bowl champion who broke the sound barrier
Neuroscientist's quest to understand language
Next generation hearing implants for kids
Floating Hospital

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Onboard the world's largest floating hospital


Saving lives on the world's biggest hospital ship
U.S. navy brings critical health care to Jamaica
What it's like to operate on a navy ship
Donors Saving Lives

The secrets that make Sherpas superhuman hikers


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The man with the golden arm


Donors make a difference
Woman meets donor who saved her life
This man's blood has saved 2 million babies
Sleep Science

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Overcoming sleep apnea


Tired all of the time?
Why sleep matters
Quiz: The science of sleep
The woman who slept, but got no rest
The 'snoring sickness' that leaves you gasping for breath

Previous Shows

Middle East Obesity

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Tackling the Gulf's obesity epidemic


Shahzad Ahmed was overweight and diabetic, but he turned his health around.

How a luxury lifestyle can lead to obestiy issues


Kuwait's healthy food awareness
Kuwait joins the crossfit craze
Middle East obesity epidemic
Living Longer

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The art of aging


Vital Signs explores the secrets of the "Blue Zones" -- parts of the world where people remain healthy and
active into old age.

The secrets of centenarians


The principles of living longer
Does this place hold the secret to long life?
Five ways to eat yourself healthier
Space Health

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A laboratory that is out of this world


Vital Signs sees how medical research in space is benefiting life for all of us here on Earth.

Robot surgeon inspired by space tech


Diet and exercise in space
The NASA diet: It's food, but not as we know it
Antibiotic Resistance

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Search for next-generation antibiotics


Scientists are racing against time to combat antibiotic resistance -- one of the biggest threats to global
health today.

How does antibiotic resistance work?


Icy waters could hold key to global crisis
Arctic waters could hold secret to creating life-saving drugs
'Childhood Alzheimer's'

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Living with 'Childhood Alzheimer's'


Addison and Cassidy Hempel were three years old when their parents realized they were slipping away. Dr
Sanjay Gupta reports.

Parents fight to cure rare disease


Family's crusade reaches milestone
A treatment for deadly Niemann-Pick disease?

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obesity

Are we ready for the next global ep

Experts say it's not a question of if, but when, the next global epidemic will hap
stop the next outbreak in its tracks.

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