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Churches are essential to reducing breast cancer among blacks

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US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work

A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got... Read more »

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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up... Read more »

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Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the... Read more »

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Overcoming your fitness insecurities

For many, beginning a fitness regimen is as easy as overcoming insecurities — which isn't easy at all. Here are some ways to overcome your fitness insecurities. Read more »

16 hours ago

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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes. Read more »

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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January, a top World Health... Read more »

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Churches are essential to reducing breast cancer among blacks

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Health educators say that faith communities are essential to reducing breast cancer mortality rates among black women. Read more »

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Researchers: Patients have only themselves to blame for heart attacks

Utah researchers find that heart attacks don't have a strong genetic link in families, but are more commonly a result of lifestyle choices and environmental factors. Read more »

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Virus expert sees 'silver lining' in Ebola outbreak

Ambassadors, both current and former, joined students and teachers from the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics to discuss the challenges and opportunities Africa's economy faces. Read more »

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Family: Ebola nurse didn't ignore medical protocol

A Dallas nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus after flying to Cleveland and returning home did not ignore medical or government protocols related to the disease, her family said. Read more »

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EU seeking to create $1.27 billion Ebola fund

European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the crisis. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Kin: Nurse who tested positive for Ebola after flying wouldn't knowingly expose anyone

The family of a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola after flying to Ohio and returning home says she wouldn't knowingly expose herself or anyone else. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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NYC to prepare workers for possible Ebola cases

New York City is offering specialized Ebola training to those who could be at the front lines if the deadly virus were found in the country's largest city. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Test shows Spain nursing assistant clear of Ebola

A Spanish nursing assistant appears to have recovered from the Ebola virus, authorities said Sunday, nearly two weeks after she became the first person infected outside West Africa in the current... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Friends, family of Dallas Ebola patient reach milestone, set to emerge from monitoring

As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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3 Ohioans now quarantined after Ebola nurse visit; 153 people being monitored

Two more people have been quarantined in northeast Ohio following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola, raising the total to three following the issuance of new monitoring... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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U. doctor thanks strangers who saved him, urges safety in the outdoors

A University of Utah doctor is reaching out to thank the strangers who saved his life after a dangerous cycling crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon last month. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Rock star Steven Tyler encourages drug court graduates

Although he performed before a crowd of 20,000 a few nights ago, rock 'n' roll superstar Steven Tyler admitted to a touch of nerves as he addressed 11 Maui Drug Court graduates and their families... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Cyanide homicide trial likely battle of experts

The upcoming homicide trial of a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher figures to be a battle of medical experts. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Ebola monitoring inconsistent in U.S. as virus spread

The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of its nurses had caught Ebola from a patient. He quickly asked for the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and death as the first victim of the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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