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Dallas Declared Ebola Free

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- People living in Dallas are breathing a sigh of relief as the city was declared officially Ebola-free. The Texas Department of State Health announced this evening that the last of 177 people considered at risk of catching the virus had been cleared. Health workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas had been…

Jack Osbourne Shares Journey With MS In New Webisode Series

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Jack Osbourne rose to fame starring on his family's MTV reality series "The Osbournes," headlined by heavy metal dad Ozzy Osbourne. Today, Jack is a dad himself and heading up his own online reality series, while sharing his personal journey with Multiple Sclerosis.   Osbourne was diagnosed with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis…

GOP Poll: Obamacare Not A Major Election Issue

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Undated) -- A Republican polling firm says Obamacare did not play a major role in the midterm elections. The voter survey by Public Opinion Strategies noted the Affordable Care Act was not a significant factor on Tuesday. Despite a barrage of healthcare related campaign ads, the GOP poll found only about a third of voters…

School Lunches Offer Better Nutrition Than Packed Lunches

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Undated) -- School lunches often provide a better level of nutrition than packed lunches brought from home. That's according to researchers at Virginia Tech who based their study on National School Lunch Program nutritional standards adopted in 2012. While they found school lunches were deficient in iron content, the packed lunches had higher-than-recommended levels of…

Researchers Claim ‘Huge Breakthrough” In Parkinson’s Disease

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Researchers say stem cells can be used to heal brain damage caused by Parkinson's disease. Scientists in Sweden say their study on rats is a "huge breakthrough" and a stepping stone toward developing effective treatments for Parkinson's. Researchers converted embryonic stem cells into neurons that they injected into rats' brains. The scientists found…