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Arriving Passengers Receive Flier With Information About Ebola

Authorities at Atlanta’s airport are distributing information about Ebola to passengers arriving from countries where the disease has been detected.

10/07/2014

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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.

09/17/2014

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ATLANTA UP CLOSE – 9/13/14

This weekend on “Atlanta Up Close” with me as your host, Erica Walker… A recap of the “Cultural Experience Project” celebration that took place on Wednesday at the Rialto Center for the Arts, observing 10 […]

WVEE-FM–09/12/2014

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American Nurse With Ebola To Leave Liberia Tuesday

Liberian officials say an American woman sick with Ebola soon will leave the West African country and arrive in the United States early Tuesday.

08/03/2014

Electron microscope image of the smallpox virus. (Photo by Getty Images)

Forgotten Vials Of Smallpox Found In Storage Room

CDC examining vials to determine if the viruses are dead or alive.

07/08/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

Research suggests half of people diagnosed with cancer today will live for at least another ten years. (Getty Images)

Cancer Tipping Point? Study Says Half Of Those Diagnosed With Cancer Today Will Survive

Health experts predict that even the deadliest of cancers may one day be treated as chronic conditions.

04/29/2014

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Study: Having Shingles May Increase Risk Of Having Stroke

According to a new study, having shingles may increase the risk of having a stroke.

01/06/2014

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CDC Issues Travel Health Advisory For St. Martin

U.S. health officials have issued a travel advisory for the Caribbean island of St. Martin because of a mosquito-borne disease.

12/18/2013

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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