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Breast Cancer by the Numbers — How Often It Occurs, How Much It Costs & More

Only by knowing the statistics of breast cancer will we be able to better arm ourselves against it.

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Dallas Nurse Now Ebola-Free

Amber Vinson, a nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas, is now virus-free, and was celebrated by her caregivers as courageous and passionate before getting out of the hospital on Tuesday

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Website photo from UMass Dartmouth SMAST

SMAST Launches Ocean Glider To Study Water Properties In Mid-Atlantic

An ocean glider belonging to the UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology will begin a 250-mile trip on Tuesday, studying water properties in the Mid-Atlantic, between Cape Cod and Cape Hatteras

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CDC Issues New Guidelines For Healthcare Workers

The CDC is releasing new guidelines involving healthcare workers who return from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa. CDC Director Tom Frieden said a more "active monitoring" program is being implemented in six states

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8 Tips for Talking to Someone With Breast Cancer

These eight tips could help you talk to a relative, friend or co-worker who’s dealing with some tough news.

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Forks Over Knives Plan [REVIEW]

As someone who is always trying to eat right, exercise and reduce stress, I was very interested in reading The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal by Meal Makeover by Drs. Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman.

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San Diego Researchers Working On Ten Minute Ebola Test

With the continuing threat of Ebola, researchers in San Diego are working with the government and the CDC to devise a test that can show if someone is infected with the Ebola virus within 10 minutes

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Officials Debate Isolation For Healthcare Workers Who Treat Ebola Patients

A top federal health official says it's not necessary to quarantine all health care workers who treated Ebola patients in West Africa.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says active monitoring can accomplish the same thing, because people infected with Ebola don't become contagious until they start showing symptoms

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Texas Hospital Changes Protocols Because Of Ebola Case

Changes are coming to the Dallas hospital where three people were diagnosed with Ebola.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas announced today it was upgrading medical record software to make sure nurses and doctors know the travel history of a patient

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Overwhelming Number Of Working Moms Stressed Out

Stress at work and home is taking its toll on many moms.

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