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Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

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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…

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Breast cancer awareness month: Meet the Moore family

Mercy Moore lowered her voice to reveal a hush-hush comedic dilemma.

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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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Let's talk about breast cancer fighters

These women living with breast cancer know the disease is incurable, but they are not giving up on life. Instead, they are embracing it.

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Boy battling leukemia becomes honorary captain for '...

A 5-year-old boy battling leukemia gets the chance to take the field with members of the University of Miami football team, taking part in the coin toss as an honorary captain for a recent home game.

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Why 'deep reading' is good for your health

Scientists say deep reading helps neurons and cells connect and remain functional while also reducing stress.

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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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Breast cancer fighter: Kathryn Petrides

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'Pinkwashing' feeds 'Pinktober Grinch'

The many documented cases of breast cancer awareness pink ribbon misuse -- known as "Pinkwashing" -- continue to feed the spirit of the "Pinktober Grinch."

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