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Prayer Vigil For NYC Doctor Who Has Ebola

Posted On October 27, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, New York City's first Ebola patient, remains in serious but stable condition at Bellevue Hospital. A Brooklyn church called God's Miracle House of Power, Praise and Worship held a prayer vigil last night for the doctor's recovery.   Meanwhile, doctors at Bellevue who are treating Spencer say he…

Compounds In Cocoa May Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Something called flavanols found in cocoa may help reverse age-related memory loss. The finding means it may be possible to tackle a common problem for many elderly people without the use of drugs. Healthy volunteers from age 50 to 69 drank a specially prepared cocoa drink each day that had either a high…

Gov. Christie: NJ’s Quarantine Protocol Isn’t Changing

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Newark, NJ) -- Governor Chris Christie isn't backing down on New Jersey's new quarantine policy for healthcare workers returning from West Africa. This, despite the fact that a nurse upset about being quarantined in Newark since last Friday has hired civil rights lawyer Norm Siegel and says she'll sue.   Kaci Hickox of Maine says…

USDA Recalling Breaded Chicken Over Possible Staph Contamination

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Department of Agriculture is issuing a nationwide recall of nearly 32-thousand pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken products that may be tainted with staph bacteria. The recall is for Bell & Evans gluten-free chicken breast nuggets and also chicken breast with a best by date of August 9th, 2015. The products were…

Open Enrollment For Medicare Going On Now

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Medicare open enrollment is underway right now and runs through December 7th. Alisa Zee has more.   Play Clip