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Do Blood Transfusions Help Ebola Victims?

Do Blood Transfusions Help Ebola Victims?Dallas nurse Nina Pham received a transfusion from Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly, but how effective are transfusions?
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
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Chocolate Could Be Impacted By Ebola Spread

Chocolate Could Be Impacted By Ebola Spread71% of the world's cocoa comes from West Africa, and migrant workers may not be able to harvest the crop due to ebola travel restrictions.
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
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How Emergency Management Notifies You If Ebola Happens In Your Area

How Emergency Management Notifies You If Ebola Happens In Your Area2 Wants to Know checked to see if local municipalities have their mass notification systems ready if they're needed.
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  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Cone Health Taking Precautions Ahead of Potential Ebola Case

Cone Health Taking Precautions Ahead of Potential Ebola CaseLocal doctors and nurses are preparing for a potential Ebola case so they'll be ready in case the virus spreads here.
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports Guide To Effective Flu Prevention

Consumer Reports Guide To Effective Flu PreventionConsumer Reports looks at some of the most effective methods of preventing the flu.
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
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FTC: Beware Any Company Selling Ebola Cure

FTC: Beware Any Company Selling Ebola CureThe FTC says people are trying to cash in on Ebola fears by trying to sell Ebola cures. They don't exist!
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  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Health

SunBurst Foods Issues Sandwiches, Snack Recall

SunBurst Foods Issues Sandwiches, Snack RecallSunBurst Foods out of Goldsboro has issued a recall on a variety of sandwich and snack products sold under the Fresh Bites and private labels.
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Health

CDC: Hospital Worker Infected With Ebola, Protocol Breached

CDC: Hospital Worker Infected With Ebola, Protocol BreachedHealth care workers treating Duncan were to follow CDC protocol that included wearing protective gear.
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  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Officials: Patient Evaluated In Boone Has No Evidence Of Ebola

Officials: Patient Evaluated In Boone Has No Evidence Of EbolaThe patient is reported to be in stable condition and is being transferred to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Red Bull Offering Refunds To Settle Deceptive Ads Lawsuit

Red Bull Offering Refunds To Settle Deceptive Ads LawsuitA class action settlement by Red Bull is a win for consumers who have purchased at least one can of the popular energy drink
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Elementary Age Child Is NC's First Flu Death Of The Season

Elementary Age Child Is NC's First Flu Death Of The SeasonElementary age child died last week from complications of an influenza infection
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

GNC Stops Sales Of 2 Supplements After Report On Stimulants

GNC Stops Sales Of 2 Supplements After Report On StimulantsNutritional supplement retailer GNC has stopped selling two products containing a new stimulant ingredient that is under fire from scientists
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Dallas Ebola Patient Will Be Cremated

Dallas Ebola Patient Will Be CrematedA Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Look Inside Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Isolation Unit

Look Inside Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Isolation UnitWake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem has designated an entire isolation unit if a patient needs to be quarantined. Medical experts admit the chances of the hospital actually using an isolation room is extremely low, but medical experts say they...
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

Rare Look at Isolation Room, Equipment for Ebola Patients

Rare Look at Isolation Room, Equipment for Ebola PatientsHospitals and schools in Forsyth County are preparing just in case the Ebola Virus makes it to the Triad.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Walmart Cuts Health Benefits For 30,000 Part-Time Workers

Walmart Cuts Health Benefits For 30,000 Part-Time WorkersThe company will provide assistance from third party HealthCompare to workers who will lose their health care coverage, which account for about 2 percent of its overall workforce.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

3 More Cases Of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed In NC

3 More Cases Of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed In NCIt brings the total of Enterovirus D68 cases to nine since September 22, 2014.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

In The 20 States Where Gay Marriage Bans Remain, What's Next?

In The 20 States Where Gay Marriage Bans Remain, What's Next?The court's decision leaves unchanged 20 state laws blocking same-sex unions.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago