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Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

Originally posted 10/23/2014 09:25PM

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for the Ebola virus, making him the first case diagnosed in New York City.

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Filed Under: Ebola, Health, New York
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Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard to Palliative Care Doctor: Quit Talking About Me

Brittany Maynard to Dr. Ira Byock: Quit Talking About Me

Originally posted 10/23/2014 07:05PM

Brittany Maynard is firing back at Dr. Ira Byock, a top palliative care physician and vocal opponent of right-to-die laws, for making public comments about her that she says are untrue.

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American Ebola Survivors: It's a Tough Battle But We're Grateful to Be Alive

Ebola in America: Survivors Recall Tough Recovery but Are Grateful to Be Alive

Originally posted 10/23/2014 06:30PM

For Dr. Richard Sacra, the third of seven Americans infected with Ebola to date, life is hardly back to normal since he was declared virus-free after three weeks in a hospital isolation unit. But he's glad for life, period.

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Demi Lovato: 'Don't Say Women Suck'

Demi Lovato: 'Don't Say Women Suck'

Originally posted 10/22/2014 04:45PM

Just like she sings in her latest pop hit, Demi Lovato "Really Don't Care" what happens whens she speaks her mind, as long as she's "inspiring everybody to be honest."

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American Idol Alum Scott MacIntyre: I Won't Let Kidney Failure Slow Me Down

Scott MacIntyre: I Won't Let Kidney Failure Slow Me Down

Originally posted 10/20/2014 03:45PM

Though doctors have given him just six months until his kidneys fail, American Idol's Scott MacIntyre refuses to let his illness slow him down.

"There is a lot of uncertainty about the immediate future, as you can imagine," MacIntyre tells PEOPLE of being diagnosed with kidney failure. "But for now, I'm still very mobile and I'm going to continue to perform and speak as long as I have the strength to do so."

This is not the first time MacIntyre has faced a health crisis. The season 8 Idol contestant, 29 – who was born blind – had to undergo a kidney transplant at the age of 22 after he was diagnosed with kidney failure in his late teens.

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Ebola Fears Ease as Incubation Period Passes for Those in Contact with Thomas Eric Duncan

Ebola Fears Ease as Incubation Period Passes for Those in Close Contact with Thomas Eric Duncan

Originally posted 10/20/2014 08:50AM

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Filed Under: Ebola, Health
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Spanish Nursing Assistant Clear of Ebola Virus

Nursing Assistant Teresa Romero Clear of Ebola Virus, Spanish Authorities Say

Originally posted 10/19/2014 04:15PM

An initial test shows that a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola in Spain is now clear of all traces of the virus nearly two weeks after she was hospitalized, authorities said Sunday.

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Disney Star Benjamin King Opens Up About Living with Crohn's Disease

Liv and Maddie's Benjamin King on Living with Crohn's Disease: 'It's Such a Personal Battle'

Originally posted 10/16/2014 03:50PM

Five years after being diagnosed with Crohn's disease, Liv and Maddie actor Benjamin King is determined to help others by going public with his health struggle.

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Heroes Among Us: Woman Creates a Home Away from Home for Sick Children

Heroes Among Us

Kathy Russell Gives Sick Kids a Home Away from Home

Originally posted 10/16/2014 02:45PM

When Kathy Russell was a young hospital administrator, she saw something she didn't like.

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