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Rhode Island child with enterovirus D68 dies

A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.

The child died last week. Infection by both staph bacteria and an enterovirus…

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

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Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until several days after he…

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Source: Hospital didn't ask Ebola patient about travel

A man who had Ebola but didn't know it walked into a Dallas emergency room Sept. 26. Although his symptoms could have indicated Ebola among other things, no one at the hospital asked him if he had…

Ebola virus

CDC

How Ebola virus spreads

Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold.…

Hand. foot, mouth disease in our area

Experts say this is the peak time for hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is sweeping through our area.

New helmets offer more protection

New helmets offer Niles football players extra protection

A local school is taking extra steps to reduce the risk of concussions on the football field. In Niles, players wear special helmets during practice and at all games. The makers of the helmets say…

Obesity file

The link between fat and cancer

You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But did you know it also increases your risk for cancer?

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CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected 10 children in Colorado.

CDC Director Dr Thomas Frieden news conference

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First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, health officials announced Tuesday.

The unidentified man left Liberia on September 19 and…

Jovan Belcher

Kansas City Chiefs

Doctor: Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report.

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Niles hopes to cut down on concussions with new helmet tech

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