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BBC News - Health
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:34:39 GMT

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Oct 25, 2014 08:00AM

Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000

The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.

Oct 24, 2014 04:27PM

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab

Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

Oct 25, 2014 05:27AM

Jones 'not afraid' of NHS scrutiny

First Minister Carwyn Jones tells Radio 4's Any Questions he is not afraid of scrutiny of the NHS in Wales.

Oct 24, 2014 05:00AM

First transplant of 'dead' heart

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Oct 23, 2014 04:45PM

Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

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CNN.com - Health
Oct 24, 2014 09:27AM

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Oct 20, 2014 04:14AM

50 pounds lost for 50th reunion

In January, Carol Highsmith, 68, began a journey of threes. She had three milestones of 50 that she planned to reach by following three simple rules:

Oct 13, 2014 05:20AM

How rabbi lost 100 pounds

Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes.

Sep 18, 2014 01:23PM

It's time to get your flu shot!

Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.

Sep 25, 2014 07:35AM

Flu shot myths addressed

Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.

Sep 25, 2014 07:36AM

Vintage cold and flu ads

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NYT > Health
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:32:03 GMT

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By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS and EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS on Oct 25, 2014 01:30PM

Tested Negative, Nurse Criticizes Her Quarantine

Kaci Hickox, quarantined in Newark after arriving from West Africa, tested negative for Ebola and posted an essay online in which she criticized the way she was treated at the airport.






By JAMIE A. KOUFMAN on Oct 25, 2014 11:54AM

Opinion: The Dangers of Eating Late at Night

The increase in acid reflux may partly be due to dinners after 8 p.m.






By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM on Oct 25, 2014 10:23AM

NYC Health Commissioner Has Helped Quell Ebola Fears

Thrust into the limelight, the health commissioner, Dr. Mary Travis Bassett, has proved a calming presence as the city grapples with a confirmed case of the Ebola virus.

By SABRINA TAVERNISE, ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS, SHARON LaFRANIERE and ABBY GOODNOUGH on Oct 25, 2014 10:10AM

Early New York Response: Polar Opposite of Dallas?s

Learning from missteps in the Dallas cases of Ebola, health workers and officials took a different approach in the case of a doctor who fell ill in New York.

By MARC SANTORA on Oct 25, 2014 08:51AM

First Patient Quarantined Under Strict New Policy Tests Negative for Ebola

A nurse quarantined in Newark was found Saturday to be free of the virus. She is being held under a new policy for some travelers arriving in the New York area from West Africa.






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Health News Headlines - Yahoo News
Oct 25, 2014 01:12PM

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Oct 25, 2014 01:12PM

U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola criticizes her treatment

U.S. President Obama leans over to hug Dallas nurse Pham in the Oval Office in WashingtonThe first person quarantined under strict new rules in the New York City area for people with a high risk of Ebola tested negative, New Jersey officials said on Saturday, as President Barack Obama said the response to domestic cases of the deadly disease needs to be based on "facts, not fear." Under the new policy, anyone arriving at the two international airports serving New York City after having contact with Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must submit to a mandatory 21-day quarantine. The requirement exceeds current federal ...


Oct 25, 2014 12:47PM

U.S. military starts training its Ebola rapid-response team

Soldiers from the U.S. Army 615th Engineer Company, 52nd Engineer Battalion practise the proper way to remove protective gloves during the final session of personal protective equipment training at Ft. Carson in Colorado SpringsBy Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - As health officials were trying to manage a patient infected with Ebola in New York, U.S. military personnel in Texas were in the first stages of training a new rapid-response team that could head to hospitals the next time an outbreak occurs. The 30-member U.S. Military Ebola Rapid Response Team assembled at the Army's San Antonio Military Medical Center on Wednesday and consists of five physicians, 20 nurses and five certified trainers. The group will supervise treatment and help hospitals deal with the intricacies of treating Ebola. ...


Oct 25, 2014 12:25PM

Governor Cuomo did not tell NYC about new Ebola airport rules: mayor

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference about New York's first case of Ebola, in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did not inform New York City officials before announcing mandatory quarantines for some people arriving at airports around the city from Ebola-affected countries, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturday. De Blasio declined to criticize or commend the new rules, which also affect New Jersey, but told reporters the city would cooperate with them. Dr. Mary Travis Bassett, the city's health commissioner, told reporters the doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday was in a stable condition in a city hospital. ...


Oct 25, 2014 11:44AM

When the Bad News Comes, Be There and Remain Faithful

This is the final part of a four-part series on death, and life, and decisions we face going forward into our final twenty or so years. (For the first three parts of the series, go to the Martha Nelson blog on The Huffington Post). As Baby Boomers we have led the way all of our lives. Now we will lead each other to the end of our days, like it...

Oct 25, 2014 11:44AM

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) ? More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.

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