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Four patients with enterovirus D68 die

Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It is unclear what role the virus played in their deaths. In fact, it's possible that enterov...

Thomas Eric Duncan Ebola victim

Thomas Eric Duncan: From healthy to Ebola

Thomas Eric Duncan left Africa for the United States, by official accounts, a healthy man.

Dog rescued from hot tar

Animal Aid Unlimited India

Dog rescued after being stuck in hot tar

A five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation.

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Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until several days after he arrived in the United States from Liberia.

Ebola virus

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How Ebola virus spreads

Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily flui...

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The link between fat and cancer

You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But did you know it also increases your risk for cancer?

Hugh Jackman at 2013 Comic Con

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Celebrities with October birthdays

Wondering which celebrities will be partying on your special day this month? Click on to discover which stars share your October birthday.

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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.

CDC Director Dr Thomas Frieden news conference

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First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, health officials announced Tuesday.

The unidentified man left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, said Dr...

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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.

Jovan Belcher

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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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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