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October 23, 2014 – 10:44 PM |

By Brad Broker
A physician who recently returned to New York City from a humanitarian trip in Guinea has tested positive for Ebola.
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Urgent Care Clinics Defer to Hospitals for Ebola Testing

October 20, 2014 – 9:13 AM |
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By Julie Watson
ASSOCIATED PRESS
When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. …

Doctors Want Hollywood to Cancel E-Cigs

October 20, 2014 – 8:50 AM | 6 Comments
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By Brad Broker
Concerned about the growing popularity and use of electronic cigarettes, physicians are calling on the entertainment industry to stop glamorizing and endorsing e-cigs.
The …

Poll: Many Unaware How Ebola Is Spread

October 17, 2014 – 10:11 AM |
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By Phil Galewitz

A new survey finds the public has a lot to learn about how the Ebola virus is transmitted, which could help explain the growing fears …

Second Person Tests Positive for Ebola

October 15, 2014 – 7:36 AM |
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By Emily Schmall and Nomaan Merchant
ASSOCIATED PRESS
DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola …

Supreme Court Stops Parts of Texas Abortion Law

October 14, 2014 – 9:18 PM |
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By Mark Sherman
ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked key parts of a 2013 law in Texas that had closed all but …

Youth Baseball Coaches Ignore Pitch Counts, Harm Players

October 14, 2014 – 3:00 PM |
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By Alan Lyndon
Youth baseball is no longer a recreational league centered around community, learning and neighborhood fun.  It’s serious business.  Those 9 year olds could …