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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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OTD January 18 - Legionnaire's Disease

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4 dead in Legionnaires' outbreak in New York

The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak is up to four.

Seventy-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, up from 31 on Thursday, the city Department of Health and Mental Hy...

More than 79 million Americans infected

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Results are in: Teen vaccinations and more

The number of American teenagers getting vaccinated against HPV is increasing in some states, but millions are still not vaccinated. Preemies may grow up to be socially withdrawn adults, researchers say.

Zuckerberg and wife have dealt with miscarriages

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Zuckerberg 'miscarriage' story prompts outpouring of emotions

"It's a lonely experience," Mark Zuckerberg says, writing about his wife Priscilla Chan's three miscarriages.

Zuckerberg's announcement that Chan is now pregnant with a baby girl prompted thousands of congratulatory Facebook messages on Friday, and so...

mumps

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Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

Sixty cases of mumps have been diagnosed in Champaign County, Illinois, since April, according to a local health official, who told CNN on Friday all the cases are linked to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

Ebola vaccine shot

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WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Trials of the single-dose VSV-EBOV vaccine began in March ...

Hillary Clinton in Iowa

Doctor gives Clinton clean bill of health

Health issues resulting from a 2012 heatlh scare are resolved and Hillary Clinton is physically fit to serve as president, according to her personal physician.

Can you spot the signs of a troubled teen?

People have been asking how such a terrible thing could have happened. How could a 15-year-old allegedly rape and murder an 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz?

Ebola

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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