Retired NFL players team up to lose weight

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Program helps NFL retirees avoid being sidelined by hypertension, diabetes or other ailments.

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Retired NFL players team up to lose weight

Retired NFL players team up to lose weight

Program helps NFL retirees avoid being sidelined by hypertension, diabetes or other ailments.

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N.Y. health worker who recently returned from West Africa being evaluated for Ebola

N.Y. health worker who recently returned from West Africa being evaluated for Ebola

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Ebola vaccine deemed safe, but will it work?

Ebola vaccine deemed safe, but will it work?

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