Ebola in the United States: How we got here

CBS Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:03am
A disease that was supposed to be stopped "in its tracks" was allowed to spread. What went wrong?
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Obama juggles campaign duties with Ebola response

CBS Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:27am
Plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks before the midterm elections are running smack into a widening ​crisis
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Countries issue travel bans on Ebola-stricken nations

CBS Health - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:11am
Several American lawmakers call for restrictions as two countries announce bans on visitors from West Africa
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2nd nurse with Ebola called CDC before boarding flight

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:42pm
Health official says "somebody dropped the ball" in case of second nurse to be diagnosed with disease who flew from Cleveland to Dallas
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A day in the life of an Ebola nurse in Liberia

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:32pm
"Even though it is dangerous but I took an oath to save lives. I feel bad when I hear someone died from Ebola and I am sitting at home doing nothing."
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A cry for compassion in treating addiction

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:53pm
Why isn't addiction treated with as much compassion as cancer? Co-founders of the non-profit, Addiction is a Dis-Ease, hope to change that
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Latest Texas Ebola patient to be transferred to Atlanta hospital

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:40pm
Emory University Hospital in Atlanta successfully treated two Americans with Ebola without the disease spreading further
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School swaps artificial turf over cancer concern

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:02pm
Though no link has been proven, some worry that a component used in artificial turf could pose health risks
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Obama stresses need for faster international response to Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:54pm
The president speaks with world leaders and cabinet officials about ongoing response to the virus in the U.S. and in West Africa
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Brittany Maynard: "Everyone's been bending over backwards to make sure I don't suffer"

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:22pm
29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer tells CBS News' Jan Crawford about the emotional toll her illness has taken and how she's coming to terms with the end of her life
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Blind man sees for first time with "bionic eye"

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:53pm
A patient who lost his sight more than three decades ago gained a new sense of vision with an implantable device
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School buys new turf over cancer concerns

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:28pm
A Catholic high school in Seattle has swapped out the artificial turf on its football field out of concern that the particles made of ground-up tires may be linked to health problems. KIRO's David Ham reports.
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Whole Foods to start ranking fruits and veggies

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:24pm
The supermarket chain aims to "empower" shoppers with a new fruit and vegetable labeling system
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​Could vitamin D make childbirth less painful?

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:04pm
A lot of women don't get enough vitamin D, and new study finds surprising impact during delivery
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Taser's 50,000-volt jolt can mess up your brain

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:47pm
First research of its kind shows that tasers could impair a person's memory and thought process
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Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola moved to naval air base

CBS Health - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:36pm
Nina Pham said she is happy to learn Bentley is doing fine in quarantine; Dallas officials promise to do everything they can for the King Charles Spaniel
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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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