Ebola protocols questioned despite government confidence

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:36pm
After a second heath care worker in Texas infected with Ebola, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell insists protocols do work
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Why kids sext: Closer look at what's behind the teen trend

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:06pm
"The Atlantic" takes a deeper look in its November cover story, "Why Kids Sext." Author of the article Hannah Rosin spent time in a community rocked by a sexting scandal, and she joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her findings.
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HHS secretary on accusations about Ebola response protocols at Texas hospital

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:33am
Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell heads the government department overseeing the nation's response to the Ebola threat. Burwell joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the ongoing situation.
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WHO: Ebola outbreak could grow by 10,000 cases a week

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:32am
The World Health Organization says the number of Ebola patients will rise dramatically unless more action is taken to contain the disease. The agency also says the death rate from the virus is now at 70 percent. Debora Patta reports from Monrovia, Liberia.
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Second health care worker in Dallas tests positive for Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:30am
A second health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital tested positive for the Ebola virus. Nurses employed at the Dallas hospital are non-union emoployees, and they approached National Nurses United, angry about the blame they've received in handling Duncan. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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A grassroots battle at the Ebola epicenter

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:30am
Community groups in Liberian capital race to educate masses and detect new cases fast, but they have a lot of ground to cover
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CDC develops faster test for enterovirus D68

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:10am
The Centers for Disease Contril and Prevention has implemented a faster lab test to detect enterovirus D68, which will take days instead of weeks. Also, a Harvard researchers released a new study on access to mental health care. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Ebola confirmed in 2nd Texas health worker

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:18am
CDC says another member of staff at Texas Presbyterian hospital has tested positive and remains quarantined
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Nurses' union: Dallas hospital lacked Ebola protocols

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:31am
Union spokeswoman: "These nurses are not well protected. They're not prepared to handle Ebola or any other pandemic. We are deeply alarmed"
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Supreme Court steps in over Texas abortion law

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:34pm
High court blocks key parts of bill that had closed all but eight facilities in state
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American teacher now educating Liberians about Ebola

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:37pm
N.J. native Katie Meyler has transitioned from running a girls' school to helping Ebola patients in the hard-hit capital of Liberia
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New test for enterovirus D68 in kids

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:29pm
Quicker test is expected to show a major surge in the number of cases of the severe respiratory virus in children across the U.S.
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Harvard student stuck in Mexico after taking dying mom for treatment

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:17pm
"If we delayed that treatment any longer because of immigration issues, I don't think I would have been able to forgive myself"
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Ebola in the U.S.

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:03pm
One person has died from Ebola in the U.S. and at least two more has been diagnosed with the virus
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Facebook, Apple to cover egg freezing for female employees

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:26pm
The Silicon Valley giants are helping young women at their company put off parenthood by harnessing this highly effective family-planning option
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Zuckerberg, wife give $25 million to fight Ebola

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:16pm
"The Ebola epidemic is at a critical turning point," Facebook CEO says
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Brittany Maynard's decision: a medical perspective

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:02pm
While doctors can alleviate physical symptoms caused by glioblastoma, it's often the patient's dignity that's difficult to repair
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14 million cases of major illness tied to smoking

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:48pm
New study tallies up the serious toll smoking takes on Americans' health
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Sharp rise in liquid nicotine poisonings in children

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:25pm
Electronic cigarettes' brightly colored packages and candy flavors appeal to kids and heighten risk of accidental poisoning
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WHO: Ebola cases could hit 10,000 a week

CBS Health - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:45pm
World Health Organization says the death rate in the Ebola outbreak is rising and the number of cases could skyrocket
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