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FTC Sues Gerber Over Claims on Infant Formula

Posted: 10:46 AM - Federal regulators are suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.

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New Home Test Shakes Up Colon Cancer Screening

Posted: 10/26/2014 - Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.

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CDC: Monitoring for all Coming from Ebola Nations

Posted: 10/22/2014 - Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breath of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days.

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Johnson & Johnson Plans Ebola Vaccine Testing

Posted: 10/22/2014 - Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Dallas Officials: 120 Still on Ebola Monitoring

Posted: 10/20/2014 - Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas.

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Stepped up Ebola Screening Starts at 4 US Airports

Posted: 10/16/2014 - Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

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Paul Ryan to Debate Democratic House Challenger

Posted: 10/13/2014 - Two years ago this week, Paul Ryan was sparring with Joe Biden during a vice presidential debate and largely ignoring his House re-election bid back home.

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United Way Issues SNAP Challenge

Updated: 10/09/2014 - What can you get for a dollar? The answer is not much, especially when you're talking about food for your family.

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Local Healthcare Providers Prepare for Ebola

Updated: 10/09/2014 - Cases of Ebola in the United States have many people concerned about an outbreak in our area. While healthcare providers say there's no reason to be alarmed, they're taking extra precautions preparing themselves just in case.

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Do-it-yourself Flu Vaccine? Study Shows it Works

Posted: 10/08/2014 - A study suggests that do-it-yourself flu vaccine might be possible. Researchers found that military folks who squirted a nasal vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers.

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Drugmaker Provides Experimental Drug for Ebola use

Posted: 10/06/2014 - A North Carolina drugmaker says it is providing an experimental antiviral drug for patients with Ebola, an emergency step authorized by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Health Officials: US Well-Equipped To Stop Ebola

Posted: 10/04/2014 - The Obama administration is seeking to allay fear about the single confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, saying that despite some initial missteps the health care system is doing what needs to be done to prevent an outbreak.

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Free Birth Control Cuts Teen Pregnancy, Abortions

Posted: 10/01/2014 - A study shows that giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion.

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