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Ambulance Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta

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What's more contagious than Ebola? Anxiety

Kisha Bell walks into the Neighborhood Medical Center in Dallas complaining of abdominal pain. But she has a much more pressing concern weighing on her mind.

"Ebola -- can you tell me, I guess, as far as like the symptoms?" she asks the doctor.

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$120,000 for treatment raised via social media

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California woman battling anorexia receives online help

Rachael Farrokh, 37, who suffers from a severe form of anorexia and weighs roughly 40 pounds, has raised more than $120,000 for her treatment with a GoFundMe page.

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Salmonella outbreak may be caused by raw tuna

Raw tuna, mostly from sushi, may be at the heart of a recent salmonella outbreak that stretches across nine states.

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Emotions run high amid cancer charity scam

The Federal Trade Commission crackdown this week on four cancer charities affiliated with the Cancer Fund of America has upset many people.

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Free mental safe houses open in New York City

A new program is taking an innovative approach to helping New York adults with mental health issues and those who may be on the brink of a psychiatric crisis.

Parachute NYC, a federally funded project more than two years in the making, has created res...

Dog flu in Ohio

Vet warns of dog flu dangers

An Ohio veterinarian is warning dog owners to watch out for canine influenza.

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Fraudulent use of USDA mark spurs massive recall

A fraudulent use of an inspection mark has forced LQNN, Inc. to recall 213,192 pounds of chicken, beef and pork products that were produced. The meat also was not inspected according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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Community Hospital Monterey Peninsula fined by state

Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula has been fined $50,000 for an incident in 2013. This is part of a broader group of penalties that the California Department of Public Health levied on California hospitals after investigations found the facilities’ noncompliance with licensing requirements caused serious injury or death to patients.

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15 of history’s deadliest disease outbreaks

POSTED: 07:36 AM PDT Oct 22, 2014 

Throughout history, hundreds of millions of lives have been lost to epidemics and pandemics.  Here are 15 of the deadliest.

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