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POLL: Should the Nurse Who Broke the Voluntary Ebola Quarantine Stay Inside?

Nurse Breaks Voluntary Ebola Quarantine in Maine to Go for Bike Ride

Originally posted 10/31/2014 10:15AM

A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.

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Filed Under: Ebola, Health
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Heroes Among Us: Doctor Makes 'House' Calls to the Homeless – and Finds Them Homes

Heroes Among Us

Pittsburgh Doctor Heads to the Streets to Treat the Homeless – and Finds Them Homes

Originally posted 10/30/2014 05:20PM

For the past 22 years, Dr. Jim Withers has been putting an entirely new spin on the concept of house calls.

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Diem Brown: My Cancer Has Spread – and I'm Going to Beat It

Diem Brown: My Cancer Has Spread – and I'm Going to Beat It

Originally posted 10/30/2014 08:45AM

It was not the news Diem Brown wanted to hear.

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Filed Under: MTV, Cancer, Health, Diem Brown
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Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard: Why I May Not End My Life on Nov. 1 (VIDEO)

Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard in New Video: Why I May Not End My Life on Nov. 1

Originally posted 10/29/2014 11:00PM

With two days left before Nov. 1 – the day Brittany Maynard originally said she was planning to end her own life if her suffering became too great – the terminally ill 29-year-old woman has released an emotional video addressing how she's feeling now that it's so close.

"So if November 2nd comes along and I've passed, I hope my family is still proud of me and the choices I made," she said Wednesday in the 6-minute video released with Compassion & Choices, an end-of-life choice advocacy organization, and obtained by PEOPLE.

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Amanda Bynes's Mom Is Her Conservator Again

Amanda Bynes's Mom Is Her Conservator Again

Originally posted 10/29/2014 04:40PM

Amanda Bynes's mother has regained conservatorship of her as she remains in a psychiatric facility.

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Judge Extends Amanda Bynes's Psychiatric Hold

Amanda Bynes Will Spend Another 30 Days in Psychiatric Facility, Judge Rules

Originally posted 10/28/2014 02:30PM

Amanda Bynes will spend at least another month receiving round-the-clock psychiatric care.

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Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson Released from Hospital

Nurse Amber Vinson Released from Hospital After Recovering from Ebola

Originally posted 10/28/2014 02:00PM

Amber Vinson, a nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas, is now virus-free, and was celebrated Tuesday by her caregivers as courageous and passionate before getting out of the hospital.

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Filed Under: Ebola, Health
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Parents of Girl with Rare Disorder 'Quarantine' Themselves for 150 Days

Life in Quarantine: Parents of Girl with Rare Disorder Live in Self-Imposed Isolation

Originally posted 10/28/2014 11:10AM

While Americans debate whether a handful of Ebola cases here should lead to stricter quarantine rules, a family in Columbia, South Carolina, have been living in self-imposed quarantine for nearly five months – all to protect their daughter.

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Hugh Jackman Is Treated for Skin Cancer for Third Time

Hugh Jackman Is Treated for Skin Cancer for Third Time

Originally posted 10/28/2014 09:55AM

Hugh Jackman is hoping his third visit to the doctor for skin cancer treatment will be his last, after having yet another basal cell carcinoma removed, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

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Filed Under: Cancer, Health, Hugh Jackman
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Nurse Nina Pham Returns Home to Texas Ebola-Free

Nurse Nina Pham Returns Home to Texas Ebola-Free – and Wants to 'Get Back to a Normal Life'

Originally posted 10/25/2014 04:10PM

Nurse Nina Pham returned home to Texas shortly before midnight Friday after being declared Ebola-free – and was presented with scrubs signed by her colleagues at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas.

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