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Health Department Official: ‘There Is An Epidemic Of Fear’ In US

The likelihood of a significant outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. is remote, in the view of a top Health and Human Services official...

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Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola in NYC

An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

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Oregon State, Maryland Top List of ‘Safe Sex’ Schools

A new report says the University of Maryland is one of the best colleges in the U.S. for safe sex.

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Obama: ‘We’re Cautiously Optimistic’ About Containing Ebola In US

President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.

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Poll: Nearly Half Of Americans Don’t Think Their Local Hospital Could Safely Treat Ebola Case

Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they’re not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

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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.”

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Camel Maker Reynolds Snuffs Out Workplace Smoking

Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.

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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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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