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CDC: Ebola toll could reach 550,000 by 2015

The number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could rise to between 550,000 and 1.4 million by January if there are no "additional interventions or changes in community behavior," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a…

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Potentially dangerous ingredient found in shampoo, soaps...

Researchers say the ingredient cocamide DEA is a chemical that causes cancer

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FDA expands use of experimental Ebola drug

An experimental Ebola drug that's still in development may now be used to treat more people with the disease, according to Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

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Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone, Stephen Gaojia, the country's head of emergency operations, said Monday.

Officials are awaiting tests on another 39 potential cases, he said. During…

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700 infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital

More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health.

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Power walker loses 150 pounds

In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been.

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Sierra Leone ends 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone lifted Sunday a nationwide lockdown, which had been put in place to help stop the spread of Ebola.

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Fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss for many families. As medical workers try to quell its spread, global organizations are calculating the economic impact of the disease.

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Sierra Leone starts nationwide Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone started a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the region.

Under the plan, no one is allowed to leave their homes for three days, allowing volunteers to go…

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Chikungunya fever case confirmed in Broward County

The Florida Department of Health confirms one case of Chikungunya Fever in Broward County.

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