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Watch: Inside the Triage Unit Where Patients Find Out If They Have Ebola

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ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser gets a behind-the-scenes look at Ebola crisis at JFK Medical Center in Liberia. 

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This Boomer Couple Is Making Your Health Their Business

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For the Year of the Boomer -- 2014 is the year the youngest boomers turn 50 -- here is another installment in my year-long survey of 50 over-50 boomers across 10 career categories who have reinvented themselves within the last 10 years.Most of the health focus...(more) 

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Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

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By Kathryn Doyle (This August 2Oth story has been refiled to correct gender of Dr. Bauer in paras 15, 16 and 18, and changes "county" to "country" in para 16.) NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For international travelers who need to carry medical devices and medications...(more) 

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U.S. says non-allergic peanut closer to commercial reality

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A new method for removing allergens from peanuts means help could soon be on the way for the roughly 2.8 million Americans with a potentially life-threatening allergy to the popular food, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday. In a blog post, the agency said...(more) 

IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix. 

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2 African Ebola Patients to Be Discharged After Getting ZMapp

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The health workers were treated with the experimental Ebola drug. 

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More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'

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By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Between 1988 and 2010, the number of parents who could correctly identify their children as overweight or obese went down, according to a new study. “Today, almost one out of every three kids is overweight or obese,” said...(more) 

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WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

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By Umaru Fofana and Media Coulibaly FREETOWN/KINSHASA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to...(more) 

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Scientists find gut bacteria that prevents food allergies

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Mice that were raised in a sterile environment or given antibiotics early in life lacked a common gut bacteria that appears to prevent food allergies, US researchers said Monday. The bacterium, called Clostridia, appears to minimize the likelihood that rodents will become allergic to peanuts, and...(more) 

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USC to vet football player's rescue story after doubts: coach

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The University of Southern California plans to vet the story of how one of its football players injured himself rescuing a young nephew from a swimming pool after it received calls questioning the account, head coach Steve Sarkisian said on Tuesday. Josh Shaw, a senior defensive...(more) 

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Twitter helps Chicago find sources of food poisoning

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By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation. “We know that the majority...(more) 

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T Magazine: The 10 Best White Looks From the 2014 Emmys

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While a bevy of actresses opted for crimson gowns that blended in with the red carpet, the ladies in modern ivory ensembles stood out. 

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