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October 20, 2014 – 9:13 AM |

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. …

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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 …

Doctor gives blood for Ebola-infected Dallas nurse

October 14, 2014 – 9:40 AM |
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By Emily Schmall and Nomaan Merchant
ASSOCIATED PRESS
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas nurse who caught Ebola while treating a Liberian patient who died of the disease …

Smoking Leads to 14 Million Major Medical Conditions in U.S.

October 13, 2014 – 4:01 PM |
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By Brad Broker
Smoking cigarettes is sort of like launching a nuclear bomb inside your body.

“Cigarette smoking has been found to harm nearly every organ and …

Can all US hospitals safely treat Ebola?

October 13, 2014 – 12:17 AM |
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By Marilynn Marchione
AP Chief Medical Writer
A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly …

1st Ebola Patient Diagnosed In The US Has Died

October 8, 2014 – 2:29 PM |
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By Nomaan Merchant
ASSOCIATED PRESS
DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, according to a …

Drink Lots of Coffee? It’s Part of Your DNA.

October 7, 2014 – 11:47 AM |
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By Malcolm Ritter
ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK (AP) — How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it …