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Only Enough for One: Experimental Serum Used on U.S. Woman

1 hour 4 min ago
A dose of “experimental serum” arrived in Liberia to be tried on a U.S. charity worker struggling for her life — but there was only enough for one.

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How Virtual Therapy Could Help the Military Fight PTSD

1 hour 16 min ago
Meet Ellie, the virtual therapist that could one day help diagnose everyone from soldiers to cancer patients.
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Attorney General: Cops Should Carry Heroin Antidote

2 hours 59 min ago
Eric Holder said law enforcement personnel who expect to come in contact with drug abusers should be equipped with Naxolone.

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Woman Writes Simultaneously With Hands and Feet

4 hours 12 min ago
Chen Siyuan writes Chinese poems, as well as Chinese characters and Roman alphabets. Chen hopes her talents will bring about new results in education and scientific research.

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Dr. Nancy Answers Questions About Ebola

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Failure Is 'Not an Option': Ebola Sparks Emergency

8 hours 14 min ago
Sierra Leone’s president declared a state of emergency Wednesday over the largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history spread of the deadly virus.

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Inside the Disastrous Obamacare Rollout

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:52pm
A rushed HHS team failed to plan properly or watch over contractors hired to build the online health insurance exchange, a new report finds.

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Fear Tornadoes, Lightning? Cold and Heat Kill More

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:43pm
A new federal report finds 2,000 weather-related deaths each year, nearly two-thirds of them from cold and most of the rest from heat.
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Outta There: Peace Corps Pulls Volunteers Over Ebola

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:33pm
The Peace Corps said it was temporarily removing its 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the hardest-hit West African countries.

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Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 7:51pm
A possible Ebola scare briefly closed a Charlotte area emergency room -- an incident that may be repeated across the country as Ebola fears heighten.

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Son of American With Ebola: 'Dad Will Not Leave Mom'

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 7:27pm
The husband of an American aid worker stricken with the Ebola virus is sticking by her despite the danger that keeps her isolated, their son says.
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Ebola Outbreak Puts US Health Workers on High Alert

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:41pm
Deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa has health care workers on alert for viruses that may travel from other countries. NBC News' Erica Edwards reports.

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Not Just Ebola: What Other Diseases Could Threaten Americans?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:13pm
A possible Ebola scare briefly closed a Charlotte area emergency room, but health workers have a long list of infections to watch for.

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Chikungunya Cases Rise in New York Area

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:17pm
Cases of chikungunya virus spiked higher in New York and New Jersey in the past week, according to new federal data.

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On Alert: Ebola Outbreak Is 'Threat' to Britain

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:55am
Britain's foreign secretary chaired an emergency meeting of officials on Wednesday to look at what precautions were needed.

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What the SPF?! Debunking Three Myths About Your Tan

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:28am
Dr. Nancy debunks three myths surrounding sunscreen.

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Mom Battled Cancer While Baby Waited For a New Heart

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:49am
Riki Graves and her infant daughter Juliana fought dual medical battles and won.

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The 'Fattest' Meal of 2014 Is...

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:47am
If you're watching your waistline, avoid ordering anything with "monster," "bottomless" or "big" in its name.

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Plastic Doc's 'Muffin Top' Ad Gets Graffiti Makeover

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:03am
A billboard advertising a plastic surgeon’s services got its own facelift after it was vandalized by someone hitting back at its message.

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