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- Family Says Ebola No Longer Detectable in Nurse's Body The family of the second Dallas nurse to be infected with the Ebola virus says she is “steadily regaining her strength and her spirits are high.”
- Camel Maker Reynolds Snuffs Out Workplace Smoking Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.
- U.S. to Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations Everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.
- Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
- Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off We've heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it's harmful to our health. But that isn't keeping many Americans from drinking it.
- Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
- Ebola-Free African Nation To Begin Checking Visiting Americans For Deadly Virus As the U.S. closed a gap in its Ebola screening, an Ebola-free African country said it would begin checking visiting Americans for the disease.
- Hospital: American Video Journalist Free of Ebola An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon.
- Maryland to Keep Testing Health Exchange Website Maryland's information technology secretary says the state will be testing how well its revamped health exchange website can handle thousands of users over different periods of time.
- Ebola: Keeping Patients Alive as Body Fights Back People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has...
- Obama's New Ebola 'Czar' Does Not Have Medical, Health Care Background President Barack Obama on Friday turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation's Ebola response as efforts to clamp down on any possible route of infection from three Texas cases expanded, reaching a cruise ship at sea and multiple airline flights.
- Officials: Woman at Pentagon Doesn't Have Ebola A woman who became ill in the Pentagon parking lot does not have Ebola, Virginia public health authorities said Friday, ending a daylong scare that forced the temporary quarantine of military members going to a Marine Corps ceremony in Washington.
- Dallas Health Care Worker Who Handled Lab Specimen From Ebola Patient Quarantined On Caribbean Cruise Ship Obama administration officials said Friday that a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease was on a Caribbean cruise ship where she has self-quarantined and was being...
- Rand Paul: Obama Administration Makes Transmission Of Ebola Sound Similar To AIDS U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky told a group of college students Wednesday the deadly virus Ebola can spread from a person who has the disease to someone standing three feet away and said the White House should be honest about that.
- Report: 75 Hospital Workers Who Came In Contact With Ebola Patient Placed On No-Fly List WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) -- Dozens of Dallas health care workers who came into contact with an Ebola patient who eventually died have reportedly been placed on a no-fly list. WFAA reports that Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has confirmed that 75...