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- CDC: 'The Bottom Line Is Ebola Is Worsening In West Africa' NEW YORK (CBS Atlanta/AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone,...
- The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
- Expert: 'Reasonable Chance' Person Infected With Ebola Could Come To US With more than 600 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally since this is the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in history. Experts warn that the virus could easily spread to the...
- Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer Rates As rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new "Call to Action" report from the Surgeon General's Office.
- Georgia Seniors Save Millions Through Obamacare President Barack Obama's healthcare plan is saving Georgia seniors millions on prescription drugs. The U.S. Health Department says over the past four years, the Affordable Care Act has trimmed 327-million dollars off medication costs. The...
- Motion Filed To Dismiss Alabama Penis Amputation Lawsuit 2 doctors are accused of amputating a man's penis during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.
- CDC: Risk Of Ebola Spreading To US Is Remote U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.
- Study: Anal, Throat Cancers On Rise Among Young Adults According to a new study, anal and throat cancers have increased over the past 35 years in adults younger than 45.
- Oldest Medical Record Of Near Death Experience Discovered 18th Century French doctor suggested a rush of blood to the brain accounted for the mysterious phenomenon.
- Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.