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President Obama Outlines Ebola Strategy

President Obama is pushing an aggressive effort to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Speaking at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the President said the chances of an Ebola outbreak in the U

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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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Measles Cases Are At An All-Time High In U.S.

Measles cases are at a 20-year high in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it's confirmed nearly 290 cases so far this year. Last year's total was 220.

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Indiana Man With MERS Improving

The Indiana man who became the first in the country to be sickened by MERS is improving. He was diagnosed last week after returning to the United States from Saudi Arabia, where he was a health care worker. No other cases have been reported.

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Children’s Leukemia Link Found

 

There may be  a link between childhood leukemia and how much vehicle exhaust a young child is exposed to.

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Groups Demand Mass. Spend More On Anti-Smoking Programs

 

 

Massachusetts is getting poor marks on how much it spends on preventing children from taking up smoking and helping adult smokers quit.

A coalition of groups, including the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, says the state ranks 36th in the nation in funding anti-smoking programs.

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