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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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Is California wine safe to drink?

A lawsuit that's causing panic among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson.

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Your iPhone could help lower medical bills

Your iPhone could save you time and money at the doctor's office. At least that's what doctors hope.

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An ingredient to a long life, in your cereal

There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life.

Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari

Saudi Ministry of Health

Middle East struggles with obesity epidemic

In a video seen around the world, a Saudi Arabian man weighing some 600 kilograms was shown being forklifted from his apartment in 2013, so he could get medical treatment.

Capitol building dome

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Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix."

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Gender news not always accurate in pregnancy

For expecting parents, 20 weeks is a milestone. It marks the halfway point of the 40 week pregnancy, but most excitingly it is the time many soon-to-be moms and dads find out the answer to the big question: boy or girl?

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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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