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Ambulance Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta

Tristan Smith/CNN

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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Kaci Hickox

WMTW

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse

A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.

District Court Chief Judg...

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Canada bans travelers from Ebola hot spots

Canada will stop processing visa applications from foreign nationals who have visited West African nations with large outbreaks of the Ebola virus, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said Friday.

Local county health agencies take charge of monitoring Ebola

Local county health agencies take charge of monitoring Ebola

As the state announces steps to quarantine those traveling from Ebola affected countries, local counties are taking charge of monitoring those who may have been exposed.

Local eye doctors warn against costume contact lenses

State warns wearing costume contact lenses could cause serious problems

A special warning is going out as many get ready to put on Halloween costumes.

Smog masks, China

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Unmasking a new trend: Stylish smog masks

High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution levels soared in Beijing on Tuesday, models at China Fashion Week walked the runway wearing designer respiratory face masks.

Arizona triplets brain surgery

KPHO

Ariz. triplets await brain surgery

For most toddlers play time takes up much of the day. But since birth triplets Izabelle, Edith and Adlette Ramirez have come accustomed to a much busier schedule.

Bentley, Nina Pham's dog

City of Dallas

Nurse Nina Pham to meet her beloved dog

When Dallas nurse Nina Pham left hospital after treatment for Ebola last week, all she wanted to do was hug her dog. She'll get a chance to do that Saturday, when she's reunited with Bentley, her beloved King Charles Spaniel.

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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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