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Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions

Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions Watch

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that multidrug resistant tuberculosis (TB) is reaching a tipping point, with about 480,000 new ...

What's the biggest danger in your home? It will shock and disgust you

What's the biggest danger in your home? It will shock and disgust you Watch

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The biggest danger in your house aren't stairs, bugs or chemicals, but actually may be hand towels kept in the kitchen.

NOT long enough: Ebola could lay dormant in the body for longer than 21 days, expert claims

NOT long enough: Ebola could lay dormant in the body for longer than 21 days, expert claims Watch

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A new study warns that the recommended 21-day quarantine period for the Ebola virus is not long enough to contain the spread of the disease. ...

Nurse says Texas Presbyterian Hospital was chaotic and filthy during Ebola outbreak

Nurse says Texas Presbyterian Hospital was chaotic and filthy during Ebola outbreak Watch

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Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, reacted very poorly when it discovered that they had been treating a Liberian man with Ebola. ...

Why aren't we doing this? Colombia bans entry to those from Ebola affected countries

Why aren't we doing this? Colombia bans entry to those from Ebola affected countries Watch

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Two countries have started barring entry to people coming from the nations in West Africa that have been hardest hit by the current Ebola outbreak.

Second Dallas health worker contracts Ebola virus

Second Dallas health worker contracts Ebola virus Watch

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A second Dallas health care worker has since contracted the Ebola virus - and authorities are now frantically trying to contact the more than ...

World has until Christmas to control Ebola; all bets off afterwards

World has until Christmas to control Ebola; all bets off afterwards Watch

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The United Nations says the Ebola outbreak must be controlled within 60 days. Otherwise, the world faces an "unprecedented" situation for which ...

The horrifying truth of Ebola: WHO suggests 10,000 could become infected per week

The horrifying truth of Ebola: WHO suggests 10,000 could become infected per week Watch

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a dire warning to the world. On October 14 they announced that the death rate of the current Ebola ...

Ebola is 'the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times' -- WHO

Ebola is 'the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times' -- WHO Watch

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Deaths from the currently Ebola epidemic has sailed past the 4,000 mark this week, with the majority of deaths confined to West Africa: Liberia, ...

Stem cell breakthrough could save diabetics from daily injections

Stem cell breakthrough could save diabetics from daily injections Watch

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Scientists have announced a stem cell breakthrough that could one day free millions of diabetics from a lifetime of insulin injections. Stem cell ...

Safety protocols called into question after first case of Ebola contracted on U.S. soil

Safety protocols called into question after first case of Ebola contracted on U.S. soil Watch

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While Thomas Duncan from Liberia may have been America's "patient zero" in regards to Ebola, the nurse who treated him that has since fallen ill ...

Texas nurse becomes second U.S. citizen to become infected with Ebola

Texas nurse becomes second U.S. citizen to become infected with Ebola Watch

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The news is not good. A female nurse who treated America's "patient zero" with the Ebola virus - who later died - has been placed in isolation ...

Humanity is losing - Math ominously favors spread of Ebola virus

Humanity is losing - Math ominously favors spread of Ebola virus Watch

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The numbers tell a frightening story. Statistics on the current Ebola epidemic include not just the obvious ones, such as caseloads, deaths and ...

World must prevent Ebola from becoming 'the World's Next AIDS,' CDC director says

World must prevent Ebola from becoming 'the World's Next AIDS,' CDC director says Watch

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The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Thomas Frieden in a top-level forum in Washington, D.C., declared that the ...

Diabetes breakthrough announced: Harvard researcher discovers way to create insulin naturally

Diabetes breakthrough announced: Harvard researcher discovers way to create insulin naturally Watch

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Harvard University researchers have declared a "giant leap forward" in the quest to find a cure for type 1 diabetes, which is usually suffered by ...

CDC updates website - Ebola COULD BE transmitted via 'droplets'

CDC updates website - Ebola COULD BE transmitted via 'droplets' Watch

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The Centers for Disease Control has updated their website and it suggests that Ebola may be an airborne virus.

Study: lung cancer needs to be treated very early

Study: lung cancer needs to be treated very early Watch

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A new study in the journal science has revealed that lung cancer can remain dormant for up to 20 years before it becomes aggressive.

Bring back abstinence education! Nearly a third of all Americans have an STD

Bring back abstinence education! Nearly a third of all Americans have an STD Watch

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would like to remind Americans that nearly a third of the population has a sexually transmitted ...

Ebola is never going away, WHO warns, Ebola IS a sexually transmitted disease

Ebola is never going away, WHO warns, Ebola IS a sexually transmitted disease Watch

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Ebola survivors are being warned to use condoms should they engage in sexual activity following their infection with Ebola. The reason is that the ...

Three weeks: The time Ebola will need to sweep across the world

Three weeks: The time Ebola will need to sweep across the world Watch

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Twenty-one days, three weeks. That's the amount of time the deadly Ebola virus would take to spread across the globe from the U.S. to China. This ...

This common plant may just help you fight the flu

This common plant may just help you fight the flu Watch

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Centuries old Chinese folk medicine may have a cure for that nasty flu bug, or at least a way to keep from getting it.

Australian researchers finds possible cure for herpes

Australian researchers finds possible cure for herpes Watch

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It's yet another breakthrough for Australian scientist Ian Frazer. Successfully inventing the cervical cancer vaccine, Frazer is currently ...

Death toll keeps climbing as world leaders demand action

Death toll keeps climbing as world leaders demand action Watch

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The death toll in the West African Ebola outbreak has surpassed 3,300 and some government and international health agencies are now admitted that ...

Deadly neglect: Dirty laundry by man infected with Ebola left out in Dallas room

Deadly neglect: Dirty laundry by man infected with Ebola left out in Dallas room Watch

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The diagnosis of a Liberian man in Dallas stricken with Ebola has thrown in bold relief the ineptitude of authorities hit by a health crisis. ...

Horrifying possibility: Ebola could become airborne - and become viral doomsday

Horrifying possibility: Ebola could become airborne - and become viral doomsday Watch

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It's a terrifying possibility - and could lead to millions of innocent people dying a slow, agonizing death, overwhelming health care systems ...

EBOLA IN AMERICA - Two scary facts nobody is telling you about Ebola

EBOLA IN AMERICA - Two scary facts nobody is telling you about Ebola Watch

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A patient in a Dallas area hospital has been confirmed as ill with the Ebola virus. This is the first case of a person in the United States being ...

Drug-resistant viruses: There is still time to turn back the clock

Drug-resistant viruses: There is still time to turn back the clock Watch

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The overuse of antibiotics on patients has led to a new strain of drug-resistant diseases. In spite of this, experts like Kelly Reveles, lead ...

U.S. totally unprepared for Ebola pandemic

U.S. totally unprepared for Ebola pandemic Watch

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Hard economic times coupled with the increasing malaise since the 2001 anthrax threat following the terrorist attacks have left a demoralized ...