Ebola in the U.S.: How bad can it get?

CBS Health - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 2:35am
Medical experts predict more people in the United States will be diagnosed with Ebola before the end of the year -- but how many?
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NYC Ebola patient Dr. ​Craig Spencer is improving, hospital says

CBS Health - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 12:13am
Nine days after being diagnosed with deadly virus, Spencer upgraded from "serious but stable" to "stable" condition
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Nurse reunites with dog after surviving Ebola

CBS Health - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 5:57pm
Nina Pham, King Charles Spaniel named Bentley together again after nurse recovers from virus
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​Ebola fear causes stigma against West Africans in U.S.

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:42pm
Although only one person has died from Ebola in the U.S., fear of the virus is prompting prejudice against West Africans living here
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​Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:25pm
People from West African countries hard hit by the virus will no longer be granted visas to enter Canada, government says
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Ebola treatment center opens in Liberia

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:34pm
Treatment facility can hold up to 200 patient; some signs illness may be declining
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What the fall time change means for kids' health

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:06pm
This weekend across America, the clocks go back, but a British study says children's health would improve if we didn't lose that extra hour of daylight. Lucy McDonald reports from London.
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Oregon teen develops a way to detect cancer early

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:02pm
A Portland, Oregon, 14-year-old has developed a way to detect cancer sooner, and as a reward he just won a national prize and even had a planet named after him. KOIN's Kohr Harlan reports.
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What changing the clocks back does to your health

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:42pm
The end of Daylight Saving Time could bring health worries, but then again, so does its start every spring
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Medicare pays for dead patients' prescription drugs

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:25pm
A report from an internal government watchdog shows that Medicare's rules allow for its prescription program to pay for drugs after a patient dies
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Surgical gowns fail Ebola test, lawsuit claims

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:41pm
Company defends its gear against claims that it doesn't provide as much protection as promised
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Can your mental attitude reverse the effects of aging?

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:40am
In studies over four decades, Harvard psychology professor Ellen Langer showed that mental attitude can reverse the effects of again and improve physical health. Now she wants to test the theory on cancer. Dr. Langer joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her research.
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New advice for dialysis patients

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:32am
Dialysis patients need to choose their heart medicine carefully, as Canadian researchers say that some beta blockers are easily removed from the blood during treatment. Also, people who eat a Mediterranean diet may decrease their risk of developing kidney problems. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Athletes with disabilities inspire volunteers for NYC Marathon

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:31am
In 1976, Dick Traum became the first amputee to complete the New York City Marathon. Now, as the founder of Achilles International, he explains how his organization helps people with disabilities achieve their potential through long distance races.
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Disabled runners, volunteers team up for NYC Marathon

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:18pm
For athletes with disabilities and their volunteer guides, Sunday's New York City Marathon will be a very special accomplishment
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​Ebola in the U.S.: Who pays the bills?

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:52pm
"I don't know how the Feds are going to handle it," says one hospital official as the costs of dealing with Ebola add up
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Right-to-die advocate may postpone her own death

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:40pm
Brittany Maynard, who had said she would end her life Nov. 1, feels she has some more of her life to live
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Honeywell sued over wellness program testing

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:26pm
Federal officials say Honeywell went too far in requiring its employees to submit to medical screening or face financial penalties
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Gerber sued over baby formula health claims

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:06pm
Does the formula really help protect kids from allergies?
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​Can lots of sex protect the prostate?

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:43pm
Men who play the field appear to be less likely to develop prostate cancer, study suggests
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