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Centers for Disease Control (CDC) head Dr. Thomas Frieden speaks during a briefing on the Dallas Ebola response at the CDC Headquarters on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Democrats: GOP-Driven Budget Cuts Hurt U.S. Ability to Fight Ebola

Democrats say Republican-driven spending cuts have hurt the nation’s ability to fight Ebola.

10/13/2014

Marines lined up to have their temperatures taken by Liberian health workers as they left their planes. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

U.S. Marines Arrive At Ebola ‘Hot Zone’

Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone with an additional 100 Marines to join 200 already on the ground to help medical authorities cope with the outbreak.

10/09/2014

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What Is The ‘Perfect’ Amount Of Sleep?

It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.

10/08/2014

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Could Blood Types Be Linked With Patterns Of Disease?

People may know their blood type, but they may not think about associated patterns of disease.

10/08/2014

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Study: People With Poor Smell More Likely To Die Within 5 Years

According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.

10/08/2014

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CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given Time

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.

10/08/2014

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Study: Viagra May Cause Vision Problems

Patients with a common genetic mutation may be more susceptible to visual problems because of an active ingredient in Viagra.

10/03/2014

A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where a patient has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus on Sept. 30, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Texas Ebola Monitoring Now Beyond Initial Contacts

About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday.

10/02/2014

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‘Eating Smart’ With High-Tech Utensils

We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.

10/02/2014

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Study: Main Ingredient Found In Beer Can Help Improve Memory

A compound found in hops helps younger mice improve their memory but had no effect on older animals.

10/01/2014

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