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Study Claiming Quarantine Not Long Enough

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study is suggesting 21 days might not be a long enough quarantine period for those who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.   Doctor Charles Haas from Drexel University says the nation's health leaders need to vigilant but there's no reason for the public to panic. The researchers at…

Third Ebola Patient Released From Atlanta Hospital

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- An American who contracted Ebola is being given a clean bill of health. Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say the man, who has not been identified, was released Sunday after tests showed he no longer had the virus. He had been in the hospital since September 9th. He contracted the…

Geese May Offer Cure For Ebola

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Grand Forks, ND) -- Researchers from a company in North Dakota will make their case to the Department of Defense that geese could help cure Ebola. The "Grand Forks Herald" reports Avianax and scientists from the University of North Dakota will be in Virginia this week to demonstrate an antibody they've developed from the birds.…

Hospitals Expect Flu Season To Boost Ebola Paranoia

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Hospitals across the country are bracing for an influx of paranoid patients who think they have Ebola this flu season. National Correspondent Joe Gomez says knowing the difference between the flu and Ebola is important. {Joe1Gomez102014_1} Q...different than Ebola. 000:11 An infectious disease specialist with North Shore University in New York says hospitals…

Soda Pop Makes Your DNA Older

Posted On October 20, 2014

(San Francisco, CA) -- Stop drinking soda-pop if you want to keep your DNA youthful and spry. A new study by researchers at the University of California in San Francisco found regular soda drinkers have DNA similar to someone four-and-a-half years their elder. The study looked at five-thousand people nationally and those who drink more…