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Heart disease, flu kill more than Ebola

Heart disease, flu kill more than EbolaAccording to the Centers for Disease Control, the leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
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Obama to name Ron Klain as Ebola 'czar'

Obama to name Ron Klain as Ebola 'czar'President Obama will tap veteran government insider Ron Klain to coordinate his administration's efforts to contain the Ebola virus, two administration officials said Friday.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Nurse: Texas hospital unprepared to deal with Ebola

Nurse: Texas hospital unprepared to deal with Ebola'They want to blame her (nurse Nina Pham) for getting sick,' Briana Aguirre says, 'when she was never provided the right supplies.'
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
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Worker who handled Ebola specimen on cruise

Worker who handled Ebola specimen on cruiseA health care worker who may have handled a specimen from the Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas is on a cruise ship in the Caribbean.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
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Advocates to rally for Florida Medicaid expansion

Advocates to rally for Florida Medicaid expansionAdvocates say Medicaid expansion will not only impact the health of Floridians but will boost the economy by creating jobs.
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  • 3 days ago
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Ebola nurse releases video from hospital bed

Ebola nurse releases video from hospital bedDallas nurse Nina Pham, the first U.S. health care worker diagnosed with Ebola, is seen talking and sitting up in her hospital bed in a short video released.
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  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
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Ebola or flu: Initial symptoms similar

Ebola or flu: Initial symptoms similarInitial Ebola symptoms aren't much different from flu symptoms. But Ebola mounts a rapid, full-scale attack on virtually every system of the body.
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
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Third Ebola case has Dallas neighbors on edge

Third Ebola case has Dallas neighbors on edgePolice on Wednesday restricted traffic on Village Bend Drive, home of The Village apartments as residents came to grips with the knowledge that Ebola had sprouted in their otherwise tranquil community.
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
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Florida to spend millions on Ebola preparation

Florida to spend millions on Ebola preparationFlorida wants to spend more than $7 million to help the state prepare for a possible outbreak of Ebola.
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
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#SupportTheScrubs

#SupportTheScrubsDo you have a medical professional you want to support? Tag your social media posts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) with #SupportTheScrubs!
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  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
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New Ebola patient to be transferred to Atlanta

New Ebola patient to be transferred to AtlantaA 29-year-old nurse who is the second Texas hospital worker to test positive for Ebola is 'ill but clinically stable' and will be transferred late Wednesday to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
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Whole Foods introduces ranking system for fresh produce

Whole Foods introduces ranking system for fresh produceThe supermarket chain says its "responsibly grown" labeling system for produce and flowers will prohibit the use of several common pesticides.
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago