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  • How Minnesota Would Handle Ebola if Case Diagnosed in the State
 
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  • CDC Acknowledges It Could have Done More on Ebola
 
  • Walker Says Wisconsin Has Plans for Ebola

  • Health Worker 2nd in United States to Test Positive for Ebola

    A Texas health care worker tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.

  • New Once-a-Day Pill for Hep C Wins FDA Approval

    Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C without the grueling pill-and-injection cocktail long used to treat the virus.

  • AP/CDC File Minnesota Officials Confident in Ebola Prevention

    Minnesota health and safety officials said Thursday there are not any suspected cases of Ebola in the state, nor are they aware of anyone who has been in direct physical contact with someone who is infected, and they're taking precautions to keep it that way.

  • US Orders Agents to Monitor Travelers for Ebola

    Homeland Security agents are paying closer attention at airports, looking for signs of Ebola and handing out fact sheets regarding the disease. The incubation period for Ebola is 21 days.

  • Safety Advocates Seek Stronger Warnings on Chantix

    Public safety advocates are asking the federal government to strengthen warnings on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix, even as the drugmaker prepares to argue that a bold-letter warning about psychiatric problems should be removed from the medicine's label.

  • Do-It-Yourself Flu Vaccine? Study Shows It Works

    Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers, a study found.

  • New HealthCare.gov Improved, But With a Glitch

    The Obama administration unveiled a new version of HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, with some improvements as well as at least one early mistake and a new challenge.







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