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Travelers from Ebola-affected countries to be monitored

President Obama is cautiously optimistic. Both Texas nurses are getting better. Texas Health Presbyterian admits fault. A hospitalized cameraman is Ebola-free. And the U.S. Ebola czar starts his new job.

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What is Jewish about breast cancer?

In the regular population only 1 in 345 people carry that breast cancer gene mutation, but in Ashkenazi Jewish families 1 in 40 carry BRCA, a genetic mutation that increases the risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

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Researchers find gene that may raise risk for breast cancer

Men with a faulty PALB2 gene also have an eight times greater risk for breast cancer than the general population.

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Obama calls, thanks Dallas hospital workers

President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked health care workers at the hospital in Dallas where a patient died of Ebola and two nurses became infected with the virus earlier this month.

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Day one for Ebola czar

The seasoned Democratic operative President Barack Obama tapped last week to head his administration's Ebola fight got to work on Wednesday, though Ron Klain's new job is expected to unfold out of public sight.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This curable disease killed 1.5 million

Thousands have died in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and much of the global conversation has centered on the lack of an approved medication to treat the deadly disease. Yet in 2013, 1.5 million people died from another infectious…

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Breast cancer awareness: Family's fight with insurance

Chemotherapy was flowing through Olga Bandiera's veins when she said she was more worried about her sons than about breast cancer. 

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That sweet drink may make you age faster

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may make certain cells in your body age faster, a new study suggests.

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Hospital 'fell short' with Ebola patient

Texas Presbyterian Hospital "fell short" several times in treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, starting by not asking the right questions in the emergency room, said the hospital's chief clinical officer, Dr. Daniel Varga.

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Couples with fertility issues turn to social media to...

There are currently thousands of couples hoping to adopt that are seeking help on gofundme.com alone, as well as other sites.

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