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U.S. Ebola case: 80 monitored in Dallas

Health officials are monitoring 80 people who either had contact with the first U.S. Ebola patient while he was contagious or who came in contact with people who did, Dallas County Health and Human…



Four patients with enterovirus D68 die

Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It is unclear what role the virus played…

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Thomas Eric Duncan: From healthy to Ebola

Thomas Eric Duncan left Africa for the United States, by official accounts, a healthy man.

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Local hospitals prepare for Ebola

The confirmed Ebola case in the United States has many hospitals across the country re-evaluating how they would handle an Ebola patient.

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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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.

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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…

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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?

Apartment where Ebola patient stayed

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'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

"A travel…

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Niles hopes to cut down on concussions with new helmet tech

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