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Nurse treated at NIH does not have Ebola

Nurse treated at NIH does not have EbolaAn American nurse who has been exposed to Ebola and is receiving treatment at NIH does not have the virus.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Caffeine to Viagra: Medications that can save preemies

Caffeine to Viagra: Medications that can save preemiesWhile Viagra is not FDA-approved for use in newborns, it can be used in the intensive care setting.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
News

Pharmacy owners arrested in '12 meningitis outbreak

Pharmacy owners arrested in '12 meningitis outbreakThe co-founders of the New England Compounding Center were arrested in Massachusetts.
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Nation

Flu forces entire school district to close

Flu forces entire school district to closeThe fast-spreading flu in Georgia forcing an entire school system to shut down and start winter break early.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Nation

Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalize

Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalizeMarijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug.
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Mighty Moms of Walter Reed

Mighty Moms of Walter ReedCaregivers of Wounded Warriors Form Unbreakable Bond
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  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Fitness gadgets are hot items this holiday season

Fitness gadgets are hot items this holiday seasonThe fitness bands measure everything from from activity level, heart rate, and sleep.
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  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Nation

Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups

Crunch time again for health insurance sign-upsPresident Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday.
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Patient with Ebola exposure admitted to NIH

Patient with Ebola exposure admitted to NIHThe National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. is treating a patient with exposure to the Ebola virus.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Entertainment

Choir of Alzheimer's patients sings tunes from memory

Choir of Alzheimer's patients sings tunes from memoryFor one generation it's "Lion Sleeps Tonight", for another "Call Me Maybe." They're the songs that get stuck in our heads – and not nearly so annoying when placed in the context of a choir made up of Alzheimer's patients.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Public rest rooms no more germy than at home, study finds

Public rest rooms no more germy than at home, study findsMany people envision public rest rooms as filthy and crawling with nasty germs.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Video visits blocked despite doctor shortage

Video visits blocked despite doctor shortageVideoconferencing doctors could help solve the problem of hospital closings but proponents say states move too slowly in allowing it.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health Alert

Shoulder replacements are becoming more popular

Shoulder replacements are becoming more popularKnee and hip replacements are very common but new shoulders are the fastest growing form of bionic joints.
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  • 2 weeks ago
DC News

Fighting Ebola: $1 Million from Taiwan to CDC Foundation

Fighting Ebola: $1 Million from Taiwan to CDC FoundationMr. Charles Stokes, President and CEO of the CDC Foundation says the $1 million donation will fund CDC's efforts in fighting Ebola in West Africa. The funds are a part of the public/private partnership that helps the U.S. government respond to the Ebola crisis with...
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  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Addicted Nurses: Va. investigation reveals drug abuse is rampant

Addicted Nurses: Va. investigation reveals drug abuse is rampantA startling investigation reveals that hundreds of nurses in the state have been disciplined for drug abuse.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Health

DC hosts Ebola summit to help halt virus' spread

DC hosts Ebola summit to help halt virus' spreadThe summit is being held Friday at the Washington Convention Center in northwest Washington.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Features

Baby weighing 13 pounds 13 ounces born

Baby weighing 13 pounds 13 ounces bornA woman was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl this week that weighed 13 pound 13 ounces.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health Alert

Diabetics have a higher risk of developing heart disease

Diabetics have a higher risk of developing heart diseaseExperts remind diabetes to stay vigilant in managing diabetes to avoid complications.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

President Obama talks about Ebola at NIH

President Obama talks about Ebola at NIHPresident Obama spoke after touring the National Institutes of Health where he witnessed advances in Ebola-fighting research.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Possible case of Ebola at Boston hospital

Possible case of Ebola at Boston hospitalA person is being treated at Mass General Hospital in Boston with a suspected case of the Ebola virus
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Testing smartphone breathalyzer apps

Testing smartphone breathalyzer appsO'Gara's Bar and Grill is used to serving up fun, but recently it served as KARE 11's laboratory
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health Alert

Ways to spend your FSA bucks before the year end

Ways to spend your FSA bucks before the year endSome plans may even let you use your 2014 flex spending account dollars into January to pay for your out of pocket medical costs. But now is the time to check with your employer.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health Alert

2 Virginia hospitals designated for Ebola care

2 Virginia hospitals designated for Ebola careHealth officials have designated two Virginia hospitals as Ebola treatment centers
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Removing herniated discs to relieve nerve pain

Removing herniated discs to relieve nerve painDirector of the Inova Spine Institute, Dr. Christopher Silveri says even though there are many causes to herniated discs, there are also advanced ways to remove them.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Too little sleep poses long-term health risks

Too little sleep poses long-term health risksResearchers are just beginning to understand the long-term consequences of a lifetime too little sleep.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Family Health: Robotics help relieve knee pain

Family Health: Robotics help relieve knee painDr. Nauman Akhtar of Inova shows us a robotic procedure that can return a natural painless feeling back to bad knees.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Sports

Former Bills star Darryl Talley suffers from depression

Former Bills star Darryl Talley suffers from depressionFormer Buffalo Bills star linebacker Darryl Talley told The Buffalo News that he is suffering from depression and has contemplated suicide
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversaryAlyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Nearly 4 million Healthcare.gov users first week

Nearly 4 million Healthcare.gov users first weekNearly a half million of those selected plans.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menusThe Food and Drug Administration announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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