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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
Reuters
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in ...
Health Care Worker Under Quarantine in for Ebola Risk in New Jersey Has ...TheBlaze.com
NJ Health Care Worker Who Treated Ebola Patients in West Africa Isolated With ...KTLA
New York, New Jersey announce mandatory quarantine for 'high-risk' people ...WABC-TV
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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: Millions of doses of vaccines plannedWJXT Jacksonville
Millions of Ebola vaccine doses by end of 2015, WHO saysBBC News

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NY, NJ Govs Issue Mandatory Quarantine for Travelers Who Treated Ebola ... - Boston.com

NY, NJ Govs Issue Mandatory Quarantine for Travelers Who Treated Ebola ...
Boston.com
“I have been clear that we will take whatever steps are necessary to protect the public health of the people of New Jersey which is exactly what these joint efforts with Governor Cuomo will do with additional screening and heightened standards for ...


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
Yahoo Health
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 ...
US considering quarantine for returning Ebola health workers: CDCReuters
Hospitals vary on Ebola rules for staffBoston Globe
Ebola in West Africa: Ethiopia provides health workers and financial helpTheHealthSite
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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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Education Matters: No health without health literacy - Victoria Advocate

Victoria Advocate

Education Matters: No health without health literacy
Victoria Advocate
October is Health Literacy Month. What is health literacy? Simply put, health literacy is the use of a wide range of skills that improve the ability of people to act on information to live healthier lives. Information is everywhere, especially on the ...

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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 exchangeDaily Press

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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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