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Possible Ebola Case In Boston

A patient possibly infected with the Ebola virus is being treated at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  

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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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Ebola Developments

 

Veteran White House official Ron Klain has been appointed by President Barack Obama as the so-called “Ebola czar” who will oversee the government’s response to the deadly virus. Kla

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CDC Director Confident Ebola In U.S. Will Be Contained

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is confident Ebola will be contained in the U.S. even if more cases pop up.

CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden  says Thomas Duncan was symptom-free when he was screened in Liberia and didn't start showing Ebola symptoms until he showed up in Dallas, Texas

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U.S. Waistlines Keep Expanding

Americans' waistlines are getting bigger. A new study finds the average American has a waistline of almost 39 inches.

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Obama Sends 3,000 Troops To Fight Ebola

The U.S. is sending three-thousand military troops to Liberia to help combat the Ebola outbreak.

U.S. officials say President Obama will announce the move Tuesday during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta

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Ebola Update: President To Visit CDC

President Obama will visit the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta tomorrow to get a briefing on the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa.

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Are Your Teens Trying E-Cigarettes?

The CDC in Atlanta says more than a quarter-million teens who never smoked before used e-cigarettes last year. That's a three-fold increase from 79,000 in 2011 to 263,000 in 2013.

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Ebola Can Be Controlled And Stopped

The director of the CDC claims the deadly Ebola virus can be controlled and stopped. In a House hearing, Dr. Tom Frieden said it must be stopped at its source in Africa and called the situation an unprecedented crisis.

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Ebola Outbreak Receives Highest Alert

The Ebola outbreak is receiving the highest alert from the Centers for Disease Control. The "level 1 activation" is reserved for the most dangerous public health emergencies.

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