Ebola sample may have been accidentally sent to wrong lab

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A mistake may have exposed a lab worker to Ebola in another breakdown in procedure at the CDC. The technician is waiting for test results this morning, and will be monitored for 21 days. It's the latest in a string of errors at the agency and the investigation has begun into what went wrong. Juliana Goldman reports.
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FDA approves new obesity drug

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The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug called Saxenda to treat obesity. Also, positive results from an anti-smoking campaign. Omar Villafranca reports on the day's top health news.
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The CDC's bad year just got worse

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:38pm
The agency's latest mishap with the Ebola virus underlines a year that saw a litany of mistakes
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No Christmas for Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 9:05pm
The country's government banned all public holiday celebrations as it struggles to control the deadly outbreak
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Drug unapproved by FDA saves infant's life

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 6:24pm
Just in time for the holidays, a couple in Seattle brought home their 4-month-old daughter after experimental drug worked
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​7 surprising facts about mistletoe

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 4:59pm
The kissing plant holds some sinister secrets
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Ebola survival rate improving in Sierra Leone

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:51pm
Better supportive care gives health officials reason for "cautious optimism" that the deadly outbreak may be slowing down
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Researchers take "baby step" toward anti-aging drug

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:10pm
A drug that boosts the immune system could revolutionize treatment for age-related chronic diseases
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New "AirLegs" technology helps troops stay one step ahead

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 12:10pm
Take a rare look at future technology for U.S. troops. The military's DARPA lab creates stunning inventions, and they could help service members stay one step ahead when answering the call of duty. Chip Reid reports on the new "AirLegs" technology you'll see only on "CBS This Morning."
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Ebola continues to spread in West Africa

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:48am
The Ebola epidemic has claimed more than 7500 lives since the outbreak began one year ago. Also, the FDA has approved a new drug for Alzheimer's patients. Kris Van Cleave reports on the day's top health stories.
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Caramel apples recalled due to listeria concerns

CBS Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 8:23am
Some deaths in 10 states have been linked to the bacteria; FDA advising consumers to steer clear of pre-packed, commercially-produced whole caramel apples
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'Tis the season for breaking up

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:20pm
Many romantic relationships end in the holiday season, but this may not necessarily be a bad thing
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CDC lab worker may have been exposed to Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:01pm
Deadly virus sample was sent to a less-secure lab by mistake; technician will be monitored for symptoms
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New weight-loss drug wins FDA approval

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:59pm
FDA approves injectable drug Saxenda to help people with severe weight problems
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Ireland debates rights of dead woman versus fetus

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:58pm
Woman clinically dead for three weeks has 17-week-old fetus inside her; court to decide whether she should be kept alive till baby can be born
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Experimental brain cancer cap shows promise

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:33pm
Painless electrical signals may stop tumor from spreading - and help California man live to see another Christmas
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Burwell: Obamacare enrollment is off to "an encouraging start"

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:01pm
With healthcare.gov running better this year, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell has set a target of 9.1 million customers signed up and paying premiums in 2015.
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Brain cancer device shows promise

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:33pm
An experimental treatment for the most common form of brain cancer is showing promise. Doug Lawrence of California was one of the first to try it, and as Bigad Shaban reports, he certainly has something to celebrate this Christmas.
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Mystery virus that killed Kansas man identified

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
New virus may have been carried by ticks or other insects
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Concerns grow over listeria in caramel apples

CBS Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:21pm
A major supermarket chain takes action as health officials investigate more cases of the deadly illness
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