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A staff member prepares to treat a special hospital in Liberia for the Ebola virus. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Ebola Victims To Be Treated At Atlanta Hospital

Victims will receive treatment at special ward of Emory University Hospital.

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Cancer Patients Can Get ‘Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available

Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

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 [...]

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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.

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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 U.S. as more than 1,000 cases have been reported in the African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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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.

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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 [...]

2 Alabama doctors are accused of amputating a man's penis during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?