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Two US states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones - Reuters

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Two US states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones
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She had no symptoms upon arrival at the airport but developed a fever Friday evening, the New Jersey Health Department said in a statement. She is now in isolation and being evaluated at University Hospital in Newark. The agency gave no further details.
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Health Officials Expect to Start Vaccine Trials in West Africa as Early as ... - New York Times

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Health Officials Expect to Start Vaccine Trials in West Africa as Early as ...
New York Times
Public health authorities said on Friday that they hoped to begin trials of Ebola vaccines in disease-ravaged West Africa as early as December and could know around April whether they were effective, clearing the way for possible mass inoculations to ...
Ebola vaccine doses could reach Africa by mid-2015: UN health agencyBusiness Insider

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Thousands of Pennsylvania women could lose some health coverage - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Thousands of Pennsylvania women could lose some health coverage
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
HARRISBURG — Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women's health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program. But they may be able to gain the coverage right back by ...

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5 “Health” Foods That Are Worse Than a Donut - Yahoo Health

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5 “Health” Foods That Are Worse Than a Donut
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At Eat This, Not That!, we're pulling the mask off of seemingly healthy products seemingly healthy products that are secretly packed with truly unhealthy levels of sweetener. And more and more, health experts are targeting sugar—not fat—as our ...

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Ebola: Risk low, but health officials on alert for dangerous virus - Jacksonville Journal-Courier

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Ebola: Risk low, but health officials on alert for dangerous virus
Jacksonville Journal-Courier
“Clearly, it's happened in the U.S., but we think the risk of Ebola coming to central Illinois is extremely rare,” said Dr. Rajesh Govindaiah, senior vice president and chief medical officer for Memorial Health System. “That said, all our health care ...
Kent Co. Health Dept. monitoring traveler from West AfricaWZZM
US considering quarantine for returning Ebola health workers: CDCReuters
Con: Public health is a responsibility shared by all, not just the CDC, which ...Janesville Gazette
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Sam's Club: Case of soda, health insurance to go - CNBC

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Sam's Club: Case of soda, health insurance to go
CNBC
As small-business owners prepare to comply with health-care rules that require employers offer health insurance, some businesses will have a new option for employees—Sam's Club. The wholesale retailer—a division of Wal-Mart Stores—this week ...
Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchangeSTLtoday.com

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Health Spas Aimed at Teaching Stressed Executives to Unwind - New York Times

Health Spas Aimed at Teaching Stressed Executives to Unwind
New York Times
Her choice was VeraVia, on the beach north of San Diego, which promised to not just make her eat well, work up a sweat and get healthy while she was there — many spas do that — but also get at underlying issues to help her change her behavior and ...

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Can't Afford Obamacare? Consider a Health Care Sharing Ministry Instead - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

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Can't Afford Obamacare? Consider a Health Care Sharing Ministry Instead
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
As many as 2.6 million families lost their chosen health insurance plan in 2013, since their plans did not meet standards required by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to an analysis by the Urban Institute. And according to ...
Health-sharing ministries offer Texans insurance alternativeHouston Chronicle

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6 Strange-But-True Health Tips - ABC News

6 Strange-But-True Health Tips
ABC News
Many methods to improve your health are pretty straightforward: to lose weight, eat less and exercise more; to boost your energy, get more sleep; to prevent dehydration, drink more water. Others, however, are totally counterintuitive. The following 12 ...


DHH announces new Bayou Health plans - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

DHH announces new Bayou Health plans
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
The most significant change for Bayou Health this year is the consolidation of its two models into one risk-bearing managed care organization model, in which MCOs are paid a monthly flat fee for managing the care of Medicaid recipients, reimbursing ...