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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troopsDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Health Alert

Worst foods for your health

Worst foods for your healthWant to eat healthier? Then stay away from foods high in calories, sodium, saturated fat, white flour and sugar.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Nurse who had Ebola to make statement on discharge

Nurse who had Ebola to make statement on dischargeA Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will attend a news conference discussing her discharge from an Atlanta hospital after tests showed she's virus-free.
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Health

Ebola virus concerns: Who can quarantine?

Ebola virus concerns: Who can quarantine?New York and New Jersey require quarantine for anyone who interacted with Ebola patients. New federal guidelines require only monitoring and travel restrictions,
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
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Va., Md. to monitor travelers from Ebola affected countries

Va., Md. to monitor travelers from Ebola affected countriesVa. Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Ebola monitoring policies for travelers from West Africa.
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  • 4 days ago
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New Jersey releasing quarantined nurse

New Jersey releasing quarantined nurseNew Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released.
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Nation

Medical mystery: Boy, 12, has no urge to eat, drink

Medical mystery: Boy, 12, has no urge to eat, drinkDoctors are stumped over why a formerly healthy boy hasn't felt hungry or thirsty in the last year.
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workers

Governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workersState leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa
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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
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Could more have been done for Thomas Eric Duncan?

Could more have been done for Thomas Eric Duncan?Thomas Eric Duncan did not get all the help his family members wanted, and they now question why his care was different in some ways than that of Americans infected with the deadly virus who survived.
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
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Ebola-free nurse Nina Pham to return to Texas

Ebola-free nurse Nina Pham to return to TexasThe Dallas nurse who was treated for Ebola at NIH is free of the virus and has been discharged.
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
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New timer Rx cap helps prevent missed doses

New timer Rx cap helps prevent missed dosesTo improve patient adherence, Giant Pharmacy is introducing the Electronic Rx Timer Cap which acts like a stopwatch.
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  • 1 week ago
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Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $100M to fight Ebola

Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $100M to fight EbolaMicrosoft co-founder Paul Allen says he will pledge $100 million to help fight the spread of Ebola.
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  • 1 week ago
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Woman fights multiple bouts with breast cancer

Woman fights multiple bouts with breast cancerChristy was only 25 when she felt the lump in her breast. It was 15-years before guidelines say a woman should have her first mammogram.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

Family: Texas nurse Amber Vinson is Ebola-free

Family: Texas nurse Amber Vinson is Ebola-freeAccording to CBS News, the family of Ebola infected nurse Amber Vinson says she is now Ebola-free.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Vienna

Stroke Comeback Center helps young stroke victim

Stroke Comeback Center helps young stroke victimAt only 30-years-old, Christie Arnold had a massive stroke. She's since made a miraculous recovery.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health Alert

CDC will monitor people arriving in USA from West Africa

CDC will monitor people arriving in USA from West AfricaCDC says anyone traveling from Ebola-affected countries will be monitored for 21 days.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Nurse Nina Pham's dog tests negative for Ebola

Nurse Nina Pham's dog tests negative for EbolaThe dog of a Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Ebola nurse Nina Pham in good condition at NIH

Ebola nurse Nina Pham in good condition at NIHNina Pham has been upgraded from fair to good condition, officials announced Tuesday.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Expert: Americans shouldn't worry about Ebola

Expert: Americans shouldn't worry about EbolaCharlie Calisher, an infectious disease specialist, says media, rumors have sparked fear.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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DHS: West Africa travelers to arrive at Dulles, 4 more airports

DHS: West Africa travelers to arrive at Dulles, 4 more airportsTravelers from Ebola outbreak countries in West Africa will be funneled through one of five U.S. airports, including Dulles.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health Alert

Wacky sleep facts you probably didn't know

Wacky sleep facts you probably didn't knowThe average new parent loses 1,056 hours of sleep the first year of their child's life. That's almost 44 days!
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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CDC to issue new Ebola protocols

CDC to issue new Ebola protocolsThe CDC is expected to issue new protocols to protect doctors, nurses and other hospital workers from Ebola.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Worried about small outbreaks? There's an app for that!

Worried about small outbreaks? There's an app for that!The app includes a trend map, where you can actually watch the movements of an outbreak.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health Alert

If you are concerned of Ebola, tackle the flu first!

If you are concerned of Ebola, tackle the flu first!Influenza kills tens of thousands of Americans every year. Experts stress, get your flu shot!
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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US Military Ebola team to train in San Antonio

US Military Ebola team to train in San AntonioThe Pentagon says specialized training for a new, 30-member U.S. military Ebola response team will take place at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Nation

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially overThe World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Dallas Ebola patient Nina Pham 'resting' at NIH in Md.

Dallas Ebola patient Nina Pham 'resting' at NIH in Md.The Dallas nurse who was the first to contract Ebola inside the U.S. is being treated at NIH in Bethesda.
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  • 2 weeks ago
News

Poll: Public confidence in CDC nosedives

Poll: Public confidence in CDC nosedivesCBS NEWS conducted a poll that shows that Americans' faith in the Centers for Disease Control, the agency that is supposed to protect the U.S. from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, has dropped sharply since the crisis emerged
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  • 2 weeks ago
Life

390 pounds lighter and sober, man ready to run

390 pounds lighter and sober, man ready to runTwo years ago, it was a laborious task for Brian Flemming to walk up a flight of stairs. He weighed 625 pounds and suffered from depression and alcoholism.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola responsePresident Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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