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U.S. ramping up Ebola effort

President Barack Obama embarks on a two-day U.S. road trip Tuesday to assess and amplify his government's response to two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

On Tuesday Obama will…

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4M fewer uninsured as Affordable Care Act kicks in

The ranks of the uninsured plummeted in early 2014, as millions gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare, new government data released Tuesday found.

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List of states with Enterovirus D68 grows

Indiana and Montana have joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, health officials say.

Four children in Lake County were sickened by Enterovirus D68 and were treated at University of Chicago Hospital, according to…

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What to know: Enterovirus

A respiratory virus that has sickened hundreds of kids across the U.S. has parents across the country worried. Take a look at what you need to know about enteroviruses.

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Measles at Seattle airport investigated

Travelers who passed through the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport earlier this month may have been exposed to the highly contagious measles virus, local health officials say.

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From 'sumo wrestler' to distance runner

Yusuke Kirimoto was always overweight. When he visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments were meant to be funny, but Kirimoto still felt the sting.

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5 ways to think yourself well

There wasn't anything that could bring singer Pharrell Williams down in his hit song "Happy." Turns out he was on to something.

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Enterovirus D68 confirmed in New York

More than a dozen cases of Enterovirus D68 have been confirmed in New York state, according to officials.

"EV-D68 is causing cases of severe respiratory illness ... sometimes resulting in hospitalization, especially among children with asthma," the…

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Doc: Cancer-stricken employee laid off for benefits

A Pennsylvania oral surgeon who laid off a cancer-stricken employee had good intentions -- aiming to help the woman get unemployment benefits and focus on her treatment -- but now he is getting threats and verbal attacks on social media, according…

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Ebola virus

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What if Ebola was airborne?

Today, the Ebola virus spreads only through direct contact with bodily fluids, such as blood and vomit. But some of the nation's top infectious disease experts worry that this deadly virus could mutate and be transmitted just by a cough or a sneeze.…

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