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- Georgia Gov. Deal Forming Ebola Response Team Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.
- CDC To Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Preps Team ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical...
- Study: People Who Frequently Dine Out At Higher Risk For Gaining Weight New survey finds those who dine out six or more times a week likelier to be overweight and lack some important nutrients.
- Researchers Find Hidden Consciousness In Coma Patients Scientists may have found a new way to see how aware coma patients are of their surroundings with the use of a new technique.
- Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.
- WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
- When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many? It's the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?
- Study: Later Doctor's Visits Lead To More Prescriptions A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
- CDC Director: US Government Wasn't Aggressive Enough In Managing, Containing Ebola At Dallas Hospital In the days after the first diagnosis of Ebola in the U.S., the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was resolute in his confidence about hospitals' ability to manage the virus.
- Study: Smoking Causes 14 Million Medical Conditions In US Yearly Smoking causes about 14 million major medical conditions to adults in the US every year, a new study finds.