CDC releases new Ebola guidelines

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:46pm
The highly anticipated guidance updates were sought by health workers after two nurses in Dallas became infected
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The children orphaned by Ebola

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:58pm
Debora Patta reports from Liberia where the children orphaned by Ebola have not only lost their parents, but they are often shunned by their families and friends.
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Dr.Oz-endorsed diet pill study was bogus, researchers admit

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:36pm
Green coffee bean extract got high-profile promotion, but now the study behind its weight-loss claims has been retracted
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Ebola quarantine ends, Duncan's family seeks normalcy

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:30pm
21-day quarantine ends with no signs of disease in people closest to Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan
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Diagnosing Ebola: Why isn't there a rapid test?

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:51pm
With flu season approaching, finding a fast and accurate screening method will become even more important
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New study sounds alarm on children's medicine doses

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:47pm
Doctors urge parents to ditch the spoon after discovering surprising and harmful mistakes made by moms and dads
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Ebola outbreak spurs global race to find cure

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:46pm
A look at where things stand with the most advanced efforts in finding find a marketable treatment for the virus
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New app for medical marijuana users

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:40pm
There's a new smartphone app that allows medical marijuana users to get delivery from dispensaries to their door. The app, Nestdrop, is a medical delivery service created by founders Roddy Rodnia and Michael Pycher. KCBS reports.
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Viagra: Not just for the bedroom anymore?

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:33pm
What's the connection between heart disease and erectile dysfunction? A new study takes Viagra back to its start, helping the heart
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Liberian healthcare workers in Minnesota asked to help combat Ebola

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:16pm
Liberian natives who have healthcare jobs in the U.S. are being urged to consider traveling to the area where Ebola is at its worst -- West Africa. A congressman explained the need for help to quell the spread of the virus. WCCO has the story.
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The latest on the Ebola crisis

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:21pm
Up-to-date news on the Ebola outbreak in the U.S. and overseas
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What to do if you think you have Ebola symptoms

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:51pm
Walk-in clinics are convenient, but hospital emergency rooms are better equipped to deal with potential Ebola cases
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Are parents making mistakes with child medicine dosage?

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:52am
A new study shows that adults make mistakes in dosage when giving children medicine. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the surprising results.
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Smog hinders runners at Beijing Marathon

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:34am
Nearly 30,000 runners braved thick smog to compete in Beijing's 34th annual international marathon. Some competitors wore masks as air quality soared to more than 15 times healthy levels. Norah O'Donnell reports.
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​Pentagon, CDC step up their responses to Ebola

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:11am
Defense Dept. preparing 30-member rapid-response team to address outbreak within U.S.; CDC revising protocols for health care workers
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American doctor shares experience fighting Ebola

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:08am
Dr. Nahid Bhadelia has returned from caring for patients in West Africa to train other doctors, but one story from her time there has her ready to go back. Elaine Quijano reports.
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Monitoring deadline for possible Ebola exposure passes in Texas

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:28am
Texas officials are cautiously optimistic that the worst of Ebola exposure in Dallas may be behind them. A large group of people exposed to Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan passed the 21-day monitoring deadline with no symptoms. Anna Werner reports.
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Lawmakers question Obama's pick for Ebola "czar"

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:24am
Republican critics are questioning President Obama's appointment of Ron Klain to head the government's Ebola response because of his lack of expertise in health care. Obama appointed Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Biden, last week. Norah O'Donnell reports.
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Boston doctor training others to fight Ebola on front lines

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:14am
One Boston doctor has returned from caring for patients in West Africa to train other doctors, but one story from her time there has her ready to go back
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Thousands of children get incorrect medication, study says

CBS Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:52am
Researchers in Ohio say that tens of thousands of children are given the wring medication or dosing every year. Also, doctors say that women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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