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Why I Run: How Divorce Led Me to the NYC Marathon

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:11pm
Powerful essay on one runner’s path to the NYC marathon this weekend






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Skin Cancer U? Students Tan on Campus at Top Colleges

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:06pm
Twelve percent of the nation’s top colleges and universities have tanning beds on campus, according to a new report.






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Obama Speaks With Health Workers on Ebola Frontlines

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:39pm
On Wednesday afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at a White House event with American health care workers fighting Ebola.






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FDA Approves New Meningitis B Vaccine

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:23pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first vaccine against meningitis B Wednesday.






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Mini-Stomachs Let Scientists Study Ulcers in a Lab Dish

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:11pm
Scientists have grown miniature stomachs in a lab dish using stem cells, and are already using them to study stomach cancer.






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Amb. Power on Possible Quarantine: 'I Will Obey The Law'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:27pm
Following her trip to West Africa, Ambassador Power says she fully intends to comply with “whatever requirements are in place.”






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Amb. Power: Ebola Screening Procedures 'Extremely Important'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:25pm
Ambassador Power discusses measures being taken to prevent the further spread of Ebola in Africa, which “involved washing our hands with bleach, washing our shoes.”






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Amb. Power: Ebola Screening Procedures 'Extremely Important'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:25pm
Ambassador Power discusses measures being taken to prevent the further spread of Ebola in Africa, which “involved washing our hands with bleach, washing our shoes.”






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4 Stroke Symptoms to Watch For

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:02pm
Model Claudia Mason and Dr. Carolyn Brockington join KLG and Hoda to discuss the signs and symptoms of a stoke.






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Hagel Approves 21-Day Ebola Quarantine for Troops

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:54am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola missions be kept in isolation.






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Oh Boy! Couple With 12 Sons Expecting Baby No. 13

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:39am
A Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, but they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out the baby's sex in advance.






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Defiant Ebola Nurse: I Will Not Be 'Bullied by Politicians'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:16am
Nurse Kaci Hickox, who remains symptom-free after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tells TODAY's Matt Lauer she won't obey Maine’s quarantine order.
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Not Just Lazy: Chronic Fatigue Is Real, Brain Scans Show

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:07am
Using new imaging methods, Stanford researchers found differences between brains of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and healthy people.






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Nurse Won't Obey Ebola Quarantine: Report

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:55pm
Maine health officials said they would "pursue legal authority" to compel health care workers returned from Africa to quarantine.
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Aid Groups Plead for Donations for Ebola Orphans

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 4:15pm
Aid organizations are scrambling to care for thousands of children in West Africa left orphaned by Ebola.






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Ebola-Free Amber Vinson: 'A Day of Celebration and Gratitude'

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:36pm
Emory University Hospital's Dr. Bruce Ribner declares Texas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola virus, then Vinson makes a brief statement.






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Ebola-Free: Nurse Amber Vinson Leaves Emory Hospital

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:29pm
Amber Vinson, one of two nurses infected with Ebola while treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan, leaves the hospital today fully cured of the virus.






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Woman Asked to Stop Breast-Feeding in OB-GYN Office

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:25pm
Texas medical staff apologizes after telling new mother her infant's vaccination appointment would be canceled if she breast-fed in a waiting room.






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Swiss Test Ebola Vaccine on Some Volunteer Medics

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:23pm
Swiss approve testing of experimental Ebola vaccine on volunteers, some of whom will be traveling to West Africa as medical staff.






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Girl, 6, Battling Rare Cancer Becomes Trooper

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:21pm
A 6-year-old Texas girl, who is battling a rare kidney cancer, becomes an honorary state trooper for a day. KPRC's Dominique Sachse reports.






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