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More Than 1 Million People Visited HealthCare.gov This Weekend

Posted: 11/17/2014 - The Obama administration says more than 1 million consumers visited HealthCare.gov this weekend as the second sign-up season under the president's health overhaul got underway without the widespread technical problems experienced last year.

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UAB cures diabetes in lab mice, preparing for human trial

Posted: 11/07/2014 - A new study at the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center may prove beneficial for thousands of Alabamians. Researchers have cured diabetes in lab mice using a commonly prescribed blood pressure medication, Verapamil. “We found that we could reverse the disease completely,” said Dr. Anath Shalev, director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center.

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Coffee Co. Flu Clinic

Posted: 10/20/2014 - The Coffee County Health Department is having a free flu clinic this week.

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1st Dallas Nurse with Ebola Arrives in Maryland

Updated: 10/17/2014 - The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man at a Dallas hospital has arrived in Maryland for treatment at a specialized isolation unit.

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Texas Dept.: 2nd Person Tests Positive for Ebola

Updated: 10/15/2014 - Officials say a second health care worker who's tested positive for Ebola was in isolation at a Dallas hospital within 90 minutes of the worker finding she had an elevated temperature.

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Patient Tested for Ebola in Mobile Comes Up Negative

Updated: 10/15/2014 - After a thorough examination was conducted, it was determined that a patient in Mobile, Alabama did not meet the Centers for Disease Control screening criteria, and there is no risk for Ebola.

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Ebola, Enterovirus D68 or Flu? - Which Symptoms are Yours?

Posted: 10/13/2014 - Not only is Ebola in the U.S., but young people are coming down with a respiratory condition called Enterovirus D68. And it's also flu season. So how can you tell the difference between all of these viruses and their symptoms?

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4-Year-Old Boy Dies from Enterovirus D-68

Posted: 10/06/2014 - A medical examiner says a New Jersey child has died from Enterovirus D-68. It's the first such ruling in the country. Even more surprising, the young boy showed none of the cold-like symptoms before his death.

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Headlines: Ebola Update; Hostage Freed; Va. Student; Car Crashes; S. Calif. Heat

Posted: 10/05/2014 - Ebola patient in critical condition... Ebola apartment items hauled away to be destroyed... Ebola ruled out as cause of air traveler's illness... Britain says teacher held hostage in Libya freed... Smoker bypasses security at JFK; flights delayed... Parents of missing UVa student ask for information... 2 aboard copter that crashed into Colorado River... 2 Southern California crashes claim 5 lives each... Oldest congressman injured in Texas car accident... Police: Car plows into outside diners in Miami... Heat from north to south smothers California... Hurricane Simon intensifies off Mexico's coast...

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