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Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

A possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight amid heightened fears about the deadly virus, NBC News reported.

Jul 30, 2014

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end in sight.

Jul 27, 2014

The Case for Legalized Marijuana

The Case for Legalized Marijuana

On Sunday, The New York Times became the largest U.S. newspaper to support decriminalizing pot on the federal level.

Jul 28, 2014

Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

A second U.S. citizen working in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, a charitable organization working in the county said on Sunday, the Associated Press reported.

Jul 26, 2014

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

A 33-year-old American doctor helping fight Ebola in Liberia's capital has come down with the hemorrhagic fever, Reuters reported.

Jul 27, 2014

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

In a big win for legal weed, The New York Times on Saturday called for an end to the federal government's ban on marijuana, NBC News reported.

Jul 24, 2014

7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

Although experts have long recommended eight hours of sleep a night for adults, several new studies show that seven hours may be the best amount.

Jul 23, 2014

Heart Attacks Deadliest for Young Women, Study Finds

Heart Attacks Deadliest for Young Women, Study Finds

Young women are more likely to die from heart attacks than young men, according to a new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Jul 23, 2014

10 Million Got Obamacare Coverage, Study Confirms

10 Million Got Obamacare Coverage, Study Confirms

More than 10 million people who were previously uninsured received health insurance under Obamacare, researchers said Wednesday.

Jul 23, 2014

CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble

CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble

The head of a CDC lab in Atlanta that possibly exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.

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