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  • Emory confirms Ebola no longer detected in nurse

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Emory University Hospital officials are confirming tests no longer detect the Ebola virus in a nurse being treated at its hospital near Atlanta. Emory said in a statement Friday afternoon that Amber Vinson is making good progress, and tests no longer detect the virus in...

  • NYC mayor: Use 911 or ER if you suspect Ebola

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says New Yorkers should call 911 or go to an emergency room if they have possible Ebola symptoms and were in affected countries in the last 21 days. He said people in that situation should not go to a doctor's office. De Blasio said people should...

  • CDC confirms NYC Ebola findings

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett says the CDC has confirmed the finding that a doctor has Ebola. Bassett spoke Friday at a press conference with the mayor and other city officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did the further testing to...

  • Last Cincinnati abortion clinic gets state warning

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Department of Health has warned that Cincinnati's last abortion clinic risks losing its license if it doesn't get a patient-transfer agreement with a local hospital as required by Ohio law. The notification was sent this week to the facility run by Planned...

  • Sanford Health donating to Watford City hospital

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health is donating $1 million over the next decade to help fund a new hospital in the western North Dakota oil patch community of Watford City. McKenzie County Healthcare Systems in June broke ground for a $60 million medical complex. It...

  • McFadden renews call for Ebola travel ban

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden is renewing his call for a travel ban from countries being ravaged by Ebola. McFadden says the fourth confirmed case of the virus in the country — a New York doctor recently tested positive — proves the U.S. hasn't...

  • Hospital hit by Ebola scare to alter procedures

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where two nurses were infected with Ebola after treating a Liberian man says it's instituted new procedures for treatment of infectious diseases. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital issued a statement Friday that says electronic medical records will...

  • Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and...

  • 101st Airborne to take over in Africa deployment

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is set to officially take command of an operation to build Ebola care centers in Africa. The Fort Campbell-based soldiers will assume the leadership of Joint Forces Command - United Assistance in Monrovia on Saturday. At a change...

  • Neighbors concerned for 1st NYC Ebola patient

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Harlem neighbors of a doctor diagnosed as New York City's first Ebola patient are expressing concern for him. Joyce Harrison says she has sympathy for Dr. Craig Spencer and his family. She hopes "they can nip this in the butt." Juan Sanchez, who lives near Spencer's...

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