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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.

Ebola...

Donald Trump, Aug. 23, 2016

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Doctor: I wrote Trump's bill of health in 5 minutes

The doctor who has produced the only public medical record about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign reportedly said he spent only five minutes writing it.

epipen 2-pak

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EpiPen outrage may fuel cheap generic in 2017

Help for parents outraged by skyrocketing EpiPen prices could be coming as soon as next year.

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US blood supply should be screened for Zika, FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration has recommended screening the entire US blood supply for the Zika virus, it announced today, noting that screening donated blood is already underway in Florida and Puerto Rico.

The new recommendation applies "across t...

Zika virus CDC travel warning

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Zika transmitted via sex without symptoms for first time

A man who had no idea he had Zika has given the virus to his female partner during sex, the Centers for Disease Control announced today.

Son gives part of liver

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Son gives part of liver to save his dad

Parents give of themselves so their children can live. Michigan resident John Barnes' son returned the favor.

Fentanyl pills

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Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'

They might as well be playing Russian Roulette.

It doesn't matter if you're talking about a teenager chasing a higher high or a mega star trying to soothe chronic pain. The counterfeit pills they may be reaching for are more deadly than ever, experts ...

Richard Branson

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Richard Branson crashes his bike: 'I thought I was going to die'

Richard Branson says he's happy to be alive after a harrowing bike crash earlier this week.

Understanding Health

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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