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  • Trio of pharma companies jump after CDC confirms U.S. Ebola case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several pharmaceutical companies with potential Ebola treatments jumped in extended trade on Tuesday after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the virus diagnosed in the country. U.S.-...
  • Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria now under control, CDC says

    The Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria appear to be under control, with no new cases reported in more than 21 days, according to reports issued Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As international health officials...
  • Live video: CDC press conference on U.S. Ebola case

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  • Live: CDC Press Conference On First U.S. Ebola Case

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  • CDC director says U.S. should be able to contain Ebola spread

    (Reuters) - The first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States initially sought treatment six days after arriving in the country, potentially exposing a "handful" of family members and others to the virus, a top U.S. health official said on...
  • Obama has been briefed about Ebola case in Dallas: White House

    Obama has been briefed about Ebola case in Dallas: White House
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has been briefed about the case of Ebola diagnosed in Dallas, the White House said on Tuesday. Obama was given the details by Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
  • U.S. considering experimental drugs for Texas Ebola patient: CDC

    (Reuters) - The United States is discussing the possible use of experimental drugs or blood plasma from a recovered Ebola patient as a potential treatment for a patient in Texas diagnosed with Ebola, a top health official said on Tuesday. Dr. Thomas...
  • Suicide: Inexplicable, yes, but still frighteningly common [Letter]

    Suicide: Inexplicable, yes, but still frighteningly common [Letter]
    Commentator René Muller asserts that suicide is "an uncommon phenomenon" ("Explaining the inexplicable: suicide," Sept. 23). Yet The most recent suicide data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, in 2011, lists suicide as the 10th leading cause...
  • Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school

    Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school
    Freshmen at Florida's Lakewood High School lined up against gold and black gymnasium mats on Friday to have their height and weight measured, an assessment to launch a novel study on fighting teenage obesity with trendy new technology. Researchers...
  • Report Card: UConn Vs. Temple

    What’s goin’ Report Card is in…   Temple beat UConn 36-10 Saturday at Rentschler Field. Or is UConn beat UConn is more accurate? Temple wasn’t 26 points better than UConn. This was a 7-3 game at the break. No, the...
  • Patient exposed to Ebola to be treated at Maryland clinic

    The National Institutes of Health announced Saturday it expects to admit a patient exposed to the Ebola virus in the "coming days." The patient is an American doctor who was exposed to the virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone, according to a...