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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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Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

On Thursday night, officials announced the first case of Ebola to hit New York City.

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Doctor In New York City Diagnosed With Ebola

New York City has its first diagnosed case of Ebola. The doctor who was hospitalized today with Ebola-like symptoms has tested positive for the virus.

The patient has been identified as Craig Spencer, a physician who works for Doctors Without Borders

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Southcoast Health Awarded $8 Million Grant From HPC

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has awarded Southcoast Health Systems an $8 million grant to provide more care for individuals with behavioral health issues and high-risk diabetes patients, along with improved emergency care.

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Menino Suspends Cancer Treatments

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is suspending his cancer treatment and a recently-launched tour in support of his memoir, ``Mayor For A New America.''

In a statement Thursday, Menino says he wants to spend more time with family and friends as he fights this ``terrible disease

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