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Weekly int'l flights from countries hit by Ebola

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What is risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

Deadly diseases like Ebola are only a plane ride away. In today's interconnected world, linked by transoceanic flights, one infected person can trigger a domino effect that pays no attention to borders.

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

From Doctors Without Borders

WHO: Ebola death toll tops 700

Nancy Writebol fought for her life against Ebola hemorrhagic fever on Thursday.

While she did, the virus that befell the American missionary in Liberia as she worked to save its victims continued on a rampage through West Africa.

It is believed to ha...

Ebola virus

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What is Ebola and why does it kill?

The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.

doctor checking man's hearing ears

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Uber-inspired app brings a doc to your door

When you're sick, sometimes it feels impossible to get out of bed, let alone get to the doctor. And the last thing anyone wants to do is spend hours at the emergency room. So Silicon Valley is retooling a service that was common almost a century ago: the house call.

KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken

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Another food scandal? KFC just cannot win

KFC is scrambling to limit the fallout of a second food scandal to hit its business in 19 months.

Ellen Page

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PETA's sexiest celebrity vegetarians

With PETA recently announcing its selections for the sexiest celebrity vegetarians of 2014, check out who they honored and their other choices over the years.

Depressed anxious woman, depression

SXC

Could a blood test predict suicides?

Approximately 36,000 deaths are caused by suicide each year in the United States. What if a simple blood test could one day help prevent that from happening?

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CNN

House approves bill to overhaul VA

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. House approves filing lawsuit against president

Ebola virus in black and white

Centers for Disease Control

Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone dies

A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.

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Embarrassing diseases are a real pain in the...

There are the diseases you don't want to get because they'll kill you. Then there are the diseases you don't want to get because you are too embarrassed to discuss them out loud, even with your doctor.

Meg Ryan in As the World Turns

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Stars who started on soap operas

More than a few TV and movie stars got their start in daytime drama. Click on to find out which stars started on soap operas.

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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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