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Health Worker Quarantined in New Jersey Tests Negative for Ebola - ABC News

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Health Worker Quarantined in New Jersey Tests Negative for Ebola
ABC News
A preliminary test for Ebola came back negative for a health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey airport after she returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, the state's Health Department said in a statement today. The woman ...
NY, NJ Govs Issue Mandatory Quarantine for Travelers Who Treated Ebola ...Boston.com
Health Care Worker Tests Negative For Ebola In NJ, Stays In QuarantineNPR (blog)
Two US states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zonesReuters
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Partners HealthCare CEO to Step Down, Join Partners In Health - Boston.com

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Partners HealthCare CEO to Step Down, Join Partners In Health
Boston.com
Partners HealthCare CEO Dr. Gary Gottlieb will leave his post to join the similarly named but unrelated nonprofit Partners In Health. Partners In Health, which provides medical services in impoverished places from Peru to Rwanda, announced Gottlieb ...
Gottlieb Leaving Partners HealthCare For Partners In HealthWBUR

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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 ...
Millions of Ebola vaccine doses by end of 2015, WHO saysBBC News
Ebola: Millions of doses of vaccines plannedWJXT Jacksonville
Ebola outbreak: Millions of doses of vaccines planned by 2015CNN

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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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Ingham Health Plan seeks millage renewal - Lansing State Journal

Lansing State Journal

Ingham Health Plan seeks millage renewal
Lansing State Journal
Ingham County voters would see a renewal of a 0.52-mill levy for the Ingham Health Plan that covers doctors' visits and other health services for low-income residents. The Nov. 4 ballot issue would continue, not raise, a tax that last was approved in ...

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6 strange-but-true health tips - Fox News

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6 strange-but-true health tips
Fox 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 ...


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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Mali Red Cross Says Ebola Tracking Hampered by Health System - Businessweek

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Mali Red Cross Says Ebola Tracking Hampered by Health System
Businessweek
Health officials will struggle to track people who came into contact with Mali's first Ebola patient as the West African nation rushes to prevent a wider outbreak, the Red Cross said. Health workers will need to retrace the route of the 2-year-old ...
World Health Organization: Number of people believed to have Ebola has risen ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
First Ebola case in Mali sparks aid mission by World Health OrganisationThe Guardian
World health body: Ebola cases top 10KThe Hill
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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 ...
Hospitals vary on Ebola rules for staffBoston Globe
Kent Co. Health Dept. monitoring traveler from West AfricaWZZM
Con: Public health is a responsibility shared by all, not just the CDC, which ...Janesville Gazette
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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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