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CLEVELAND, OHIO - OCTOBER 15: A Frontier Airlines plane taxis the runway at Cleveland Hopkins Airport on October 15, 2014 (credit: Michael Francis McElroy/Getty Images)

CDC Expands Ebola Probe To Nurse’s Flight To Ohio

A health official says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its Ebola investigation to include passengers...

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VIDEO: Nurse Nina Pham’s Dog Bentley

While he continues to wait out his 21-day incubation period and screening for Ebola symptoms, the City of Dallas has released video of nurse Nina Pham’s dog Bentley.

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 06:   Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings (R) looks on as Dr. David Lakey, Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, speaks to the media during a press conference updating the community about the Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan on October 6, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The first confirmed Ebola virus patient in the United States was staying with family members in a Dallas neighborhood before being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Official: Most Hospitals Can’t Handle Ebola

The top health official in Texas says most hospitals can’t handle Ebola patients and infected people should instead be treated at specialized care centers.

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Obama Shows Support For Presbyterian Hospital, Where Revenue Plummets

Through the first three weeks of October, revenue at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital is down 25 percent — or more than $8 million.

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Texas Task Force Offers Plans To Stop Ebola Spread

Gov. Rick Perry’s infectious disease task force is discussing ways to diagnose and isolate patients with Ebola more quickly.

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HealthCare.gov’s EZ Form Not For Legal Immigrants

HealthCare.gov’s new EZ application for coverage can’t be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens.

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Hospital Of Dallas Ebola Patients Posts Poor ER Benchmarks

For all the strengths of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient walked through its seemingly weakest link: the emergency room.

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Health Officials Release Chart Of Those Currently Monitored For Ebola

While the conditions of two North Texas nurses who contracted Ebola continue to improve, health officials say they continue to monitor dozens of other people who may have been exposed to the virus.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?