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Gates Foundation Pledges $50 Million To Fight Ebola

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is stepping up the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Today the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it was pledging $50-million to help with emergency efforts in containing the deadly virus

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Exactly What Are We Putting In Our Bodies?

If you watch the evening news, or pretty much any television, you see ads for medicine to treat just about everything. From ED to cholesterol, you see ads for the latest medicine and the long list of possible side effects. It seems the side effects take up at least half of the commercial.

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Ebola Patient Making Progress

The Nebraska doctors treating the Worcester man who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia say he is making progress, but it's not yet clear if he will recover.

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Obama Speaks Out On Ebola Crisis

President Barack Obama says helping contain the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a U.S. national security priority but it's going to be a long and difficult task.

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White House Seeks Increased Funding To Fight Ebola

The White House is asking Congress for $58 million above current levels to speed the production of promising drugs to fight Ebola and to give additional flexibility to the Department of Homeland Security to cope with the thousands of unaccompanied Central American children still arriving at the southern border

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Mental Health Squad: San Antonio’s Answer For The Mentally Ill [VIDEO]

What is the Mental Health Squad? How can it help stop overcrowding in the jail system? The Mental Health Squad is "a six-person unit that answers the frequent emergency calls where mental illness may be an issue," reports NPR. This squad was

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Massachusetts One Of The Slimmest States

 

A new study shows obesity in America is growing at a slower rate and Massachusetts is looking good.

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U.S. Doctor With Ebola Arrives In Nebraska

A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia has arrived at a Nebraska hospital for treatment.

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Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked To Food Allergies

A new study suggests people may be allergic to antibiotics used on farms.

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Mass. Doctor Comes Down With Ebola

A Massachusetts man who has been diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia decided as a child that he wanted to become a missionary doctor.

Dr. Rick Sacra is the third U.S. aid worker sickened with Ebola

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