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Ebola virus

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How Ebola virus spreads

As the worst Ebola outbreak in history touches the United States with the diagnosis of the first case within America, questions arise about how the infectious virus is spread.

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CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected 10 children in Colorado.

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Paramount TV

Where are 'Cheers' stars today?

With Tuesday marking the 32nd anniversary of the Sept. 30, 1982, debut of "Cheers," are you ready to revisit a place where everybody knows your name? Click on to see what the show's stars are up to today.

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Kansas City Chiefs

Doctor: Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report.

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Hospitals ask patients to pay upfront

Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating room or undergo an MRI.

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Doctors: Don't put your teen on 'the pill'

When it comes to effective birth control for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas

Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.

Brothers take road trip before going blind

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Brothers take a road trip before going blind

Tod Purvis and his brother Justin knew that they were going blind. Both had been diagnosed with choroideremia, a rare genetic disorder that causes progressive vision loss and eventually leads to complete blindness.

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United States of celebrities

Each and every state can lay claim to its own famous native sons and daughters, some more than others (we're looking at you California). Here's one famous face born in each U.S. state.

Ebola virus in black and white

Centers for Disease Control

Patient exposed to Ebola arrives in U.S.

An American doctor who was exposed to Ebola has arrived at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, the National Institutes of Health said Sunday.

The doctor was volunteering at an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone and arrived from an "overs...

Ebola virus

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Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia

A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he's had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug.

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Medical Breakthroughs

  • LVH to Partner with Florida School for Medical Training

    Lehigh Valley patients will now have access to the latest in cancer research and treatment thanks to a partnership between Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute of Tampa, Florida.

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