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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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  • 18 hours, 42 minutes 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!
  • Health Alert
  • 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
Health

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 day, 3 hours 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 day, 4 hours ago
News

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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  • 3 days, 22 hours 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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  • 3 days, 23 hours 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
  • 4 days 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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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Nurse: Dallas hospital was not ready for Ebola patients

Nurse: Dallas hospital was not ready for Ebola patientsA new report finds most conventional medical centers aren't prepared to handle Ebola.
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
News

President Obama weighs Ebola czar

President Obama weighs Ebola czarPresident Barack Obama is conceding that it may make sense to have a single person lead the administration's effort.
  • News
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Leesburg

Loudoun County inmate tested for Ebola

Loudoun County inmate tested for EbolaThe inmate had traveled to West Africa and has a low-grade fever.
  • Leesburg
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Consumer

WUSA 9 Call For Action "Heads Up" on Ebola scams

WUSA 9 Call For Action "Heads Up" on Ebola scamsWUSA 9 Call For Action "Heads Up" FTC warns public of Ebola scams
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
News

Ebola screening begins at Dulles airport

Ebola screening begins at Dulles airportFederal health officials say the entry screenings that start Thursday add another layer of protection to halt the spread of the Ebola.
  • News
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Health Alert

#factsnotfear: Local expert addresses Ebola fears

#factsnotfear: Local expert addresses Ebola fearsChief Medical Officer Dr. Loring Flint talks about preparedness and address Ebola concerns
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
News

Poll: 19% of Americans 'very concerned' they'll get Ebola

Poll: 19% of Americans 'very concerned' they'll get EbolaSurvey USA polled 1,200 people nationwide about the disease.
  • News
  • 5 days ago
Health Alert

Two Ohio schools closed amid Ebola scare

Two Ohio schools closed amid Ebola scareTwo Ohio schools were closed Thursday and a third was disinfected overnight.
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Health

Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearDispelling myths about Ebola
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  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Pets

Rough-and-tumble dogs top people on knee surgery

Rough-and-tumble dogs top people on knee surgeryDashing after a ball or tumbling off a couch make dogs up to 10 times as likely to get surgery on a key knee ligament that is similar to the one athletes often injure.
  • Pets
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Health Alert

Helping trick-or-treaters with food allergies

Helping trick-or-treaters with food allergiesTake the fear out of trick-or-treating for children with food allergies.
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  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Official: 2nd worker isolated within 90 minutes

Official: 2nd worker isolated within 90 minutesA second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Health Alert

Using genetic testing to prevent cancer

Using genetic testing to prevent cancerLearning that you are genetically prone to cancer can be very hard to accept. It usually results in hard choices.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Nation

Brittany Maynard on facing the end of her life

Brittany Maynard on facing the end of her lifeShe may die before the end of the month -- and she seems very sure that she is going to end her life on her terms.
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Health Alert

Lethal illness enterovirus D68 takes another child

Lethal illness enterovirus D68 takes another childA 21-month-old girl is the first person in Michigan to die from the virus that has caused severe respiratory illness across the country.
  • Health Alert
  • 1 week ago
Health Alert

Boy, 10, wakes up a week after electric shock

Boy, 10, wakes up a week after electric shockA boy hospitalized after suffering a serious electric shock at his backyard birthday party is awake and breathing on his own.
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  • 1 week ago
Health

How the new HealthCare.gov stacks up with the old

How the new HealthCare.gov stacks up with the oldHealthCare.gov, the website for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, has been revamped as its second enrollment season approaches
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Liquid nicotine exposures up sharply among kids

Liquid nicotine exposures up sharply among kidsThe American Association of Poison Control Centers reports that more than 2,700 people have called about a liquid nicotine exposure this year
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Man in Md. hospital with flu-like symptoms released

Man in Md. hospital with flu-like symptoms releasedA man with flu-like symptoms who recently returned from Africa has been released from the Holy Cross Hospital Monday evening, according to a nurse at the hospital.
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  • 1 week ago
Leesburg

Parents of Va. boy with cancer seek special license plate

Parents of Va. boy with cancer seek special license plateThe parents of a 13-year-old with bone cancer need 450 applications to get a special license plate in Virginia.
  • Leesburg
  • 1 week ago
News

Health care workers monitored after Ebola case

Health care workers monitored after Ebola caseThe nurse, who was wearing protective gear when she took care of Thomas Eric Duncan, became the first person to contract the disease within the United States.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Health Alert

U.S. lacks a single standard for Ebola response

U.S. lacks a single standard for Ebola responseCenters for Disease Control and Prevention has emerged as the standard-bearer — and sometimes the scapegoat — on Ebola.
  • Health Alert
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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