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- Expert: 5 Million People Could Die From Ebola Outbreak An Ebola expert is predicting that 5 million people could die from the deadly disease.
- New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
- Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children's Sleep The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers -- is particularly harmful.
- A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.
- GOP Senator: We Must Take 'Ebola Epidemic As Seriously As We Take ISIS' President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.
- CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.
- Study: Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate A recent study has found a link between sunlight exposure and suicide rates; adding further evidence to previous studies.
- Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
- Study: 90 Percent Of American Kids Eat Too Much Salt ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) - A new study has found that nine out of 10 American children eat too much salt putting them at risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found...
- Expert: Is a Low-Carb Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet? A new study finds the best diet for weight loss and heart health may be a low-carb diet.