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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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E. coli recall expands to more states, stores

A recall stemming from an E. coli scare now spans more than a dozen states and includes products sold at major grocery chains, including Walmart, Safeway and Albertsons.


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8 HIV myths debunked by the experts

HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live with it.

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Health effects of aspirin: Where do we stand?

An aspirin a day, keeps the doctor away. Or does it?

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Kushi baby

Can a necklace help more kids get vaccinated?

It looks like a normal necklace. Just a small, clear plastic droplet dangling from a thick black thread.

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UNICEF: Teen AIDS deaths tripled since 2000

The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled in the past 15 years despite efforts to curb infections, with the majority of cases reported in sub-Sahara Africa, the United Nations Children's Fund announced Friday.

The UNICEF study found that ...

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Taylor Farms

Taylor Farms issues recall over E. coli concerns

Taylor Farms is recalling certain products because they may include celery which could possibly contain E. coli. 


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E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco.

Nineteen people have been infected in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The majority of the case...


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15 of history’s deadliest disease outbreaks

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

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