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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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Study: Hugs can prevent the flu

Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Give a hug, according to a new study.

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Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission

NBC great Tom Brokaw is ending the year with good news: His cancer is in remission.

"A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New Year with very encouraging news," he wrote in a letter NBC News said was d...

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Rocklin company recalls Sausage product for mislabeling

Rocklin based Katadyn North American Foods is recalling approximately 2,719 pounds of spicy sausage products due to a labeling issue. U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service found the issue in a routine inspection.

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Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

Fantasy Flight to North Pole

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Sick kids flown to the North Pole for Santa

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.

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California Department of Public Health receives accreditation

The California Department of Public Health has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. Department leaders says this is significant for the citizens of California.

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People who feel younger at heart live longer

Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life.

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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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