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Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

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DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse...

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Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

NEW YORK — Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to...


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Health mystery: What was wrong with the professor's voice?

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There's danger on the edge of hypertension, too

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Some solid reasons to rethink any plans for a cleanse

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Lay off the mega-doses of Vitamin D

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After a heart attack, well-managed exercise is key to

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Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

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Writing group works to create, improve own mental health

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