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'Operation' inventor can't afford own operation

'Operation' inventor can't afford own operationJohn Spinello created the popular game 'Operation' in the early 1960s. But now he needs his own surgery and can't afford it.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Nation-now

Study: Rock stars really do die young(er)

Study: Rock stars really do die young(er)The idea that rock stars die young is actually true, according to a new study out of Australia.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Health

Why Americans are beating Ebola – and most Africans are not?

Why Americans are beating Ebola – and most Africans are not?Doctors say many things may have contributed to nurses' survival, including their youth.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Life

Taco Bell unveils mobile ordering

Taco Bell unveils mobile orderingFood used to be what drove folks into restaurants. But these days, it's also increasingly the technology behind it.
  • Life
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Health

Breath test developed to detect disease

Breath test developed to detect diseasePat Patwardhan knew something was wrong with his health, but it took several weeks and several tests to get a diagnosis.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Nation-now

Dallas man's Ebola-themed Halloween decorations

Dallas man's Ebola-themed Halloween decorationsWith Halloween on the way, maybe this was bound to happen: a house dressed up like an Ebola hazmat scene.
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  • 3 days ago
Health

Nationwide baby wipes recall

Nationwide baby wipes recallTen brands of baby wipes are being recalled nationwide because they may be contaminated with bacteria.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Health

Illinois issues 21-day Ebola quarantine order

Illinois issues 21-day Ebola quarantine orderThe Illinois Department of Public Health has announced a 21-day quarantine for those who've had direct contact with West Africa Ebola patients.
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Health

Dallas nurse is Ebola free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'

Dallas nurse is Ebola free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'The Dallas nurse being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., is free of the virus and was discharged on Friday, the NIH says.
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  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Health

Dallas nurse Ebola-free

Dallas nurse Ebola-freeThe Dallas nurse being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., is free of the virus and was being discharged on Friday, the NIH says.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Health

First 'dead heart' transplants a success

First 'dead heart' transplants a successFor 20 years, the heart transplant unit at Sydney's St. Vincent's Hospital has been working hard to figure out a way to transplant a dead heart into a live patient. Doctors from the team announced their work had paid off.
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
Health

Ebola doc slammed for subway ride, bowling

Ebola doc slammed for subway ride, bowlingNew Yorkers and others further afield took to social media to criticize New York City Ebola victim Dr. Craig Spencer for going out and about in the city – including on the subway, in an Uber car and visiting a bowling alley – despite reportedly feeling unwell, though...
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Ebola hits New York City

Ebola hits New York CityThe first case of Ebola arrived in New York City on Thursday.
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Family: Amber Vinson free of Ebola virus

Family: Amber Vinson free of Ebola virusDallas nurse Amber Vinson is free of the Ebola virus and will be transferred from isolation at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, her family said Wednesday.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation-now

Dallas nurse's dog doesn't have Ebola

Dallas nurse's dog doesn't have EbolaThe dog of a Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola tested negative for the deadly virus, according to results released Wednesday.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation-now

CDC will monitor people arriving in USA from West Africa

CDC will monitor people arriving in USA from West AfricaThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a new program to monitor anyone returning to the USA from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa. The program will begin Monday, said Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC. Passengers will be monitored for 21...
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
MLB

Royals give young fans strength to fight cancer

Royals give young fans strength to fight cancerYoung Royals fan battling rare cancer will help others in his situation join him at a World Series game.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

U.S. limits fliers from Ebola areas to 5 airports

U.S. limits fliers from Ebola areas to 5 airportsThe Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that all travelers from Ebola outbreak countries in West Africa will be funneled through one of five U.S. airports with enhanced screening starting Wednesday.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Compulsive sex linked to Parkinson's drugs

Compulsive sex linked to Parkinson's drugsParkinson's drugs are known for a range of side effects, including hallucinations, psychosis, and extreme drowsiness. But researchers say there's also a clear link between the use of some of these drugs and impulse control issues that result in hypersexuality,...
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Family's blood donations save 3K+ lives

Family's blood donations save 3K+ livesGiving blood saves lives. That's the message we've heard over and over.
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Nurses' union demands higher Ebola standard

Nurses' union demands higher Ebola standardUnion nurses at Saint Louis University Hospital said they do not have enough training to take care of an Ebola patient.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Compassion urged as 43 end Ebola monitoring

Compassion urged as 43 end Ebola monitoringDozens of Dallas residents who had contact with the only U.S.-diagnosed Ebola fatality were headed back into their communities Monday after their 21-day monitoring period concluded without any signs of the virus.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

St. Luke's names new president

St. Luke's names new presidentSt. Luke's Hospital has named Christine M. Candio as the hospital's new president and chief executive officer.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Liver transplant survivor credits Red Cross

Liver transplant survivor credits Red CrossNewsChannel 5 is teaming up with the American Red Cross for our Make a Difference Day this Saturday. So, with our blood drive coming up we are featuring a few St. Louisans who can tell you just how important it is to donate blood.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Pentagon building rapid-response Ebola team

Pentagon building rapid-response Ebola teamThe Pentagon will build a 30-person, rapid-response Ebola medical support team to aid civilian health care workers should additional cases of the virus be diagnosed in the U.S., officials said Sunday.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Cruise ship returns to Texas; passenger negative for Ebola

Cruise ship returns to Texas; passenger negative for EbolaThe health care worker who was being monitored for signs of Ebola aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines ship passed a blood test and was allowed to leave with other passengers when the ship docked Sunday in Texas, health officials said.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Presby doc on Ebola response: 'Epitome of health care'

Presby doc on Ebola response: 'Epitome of health care'Janet St. James, A medical reporter from WFAA, sat down with Dr. Gary Weinstein with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Friday.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Missouri lab now designated to test for Ebola

Missouri lab now designated to test for EbolaMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the state now has a designated Ebola testing lab approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

STL company won't handle Ebola waste

STL company won't handle Ebola wasteWhen a patient with Ebola is treated, something has to be done with everything they touch and everything their caregivers touch.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Koster aims to ban Ebola waste at St. Louis center

Koster aims to ban Ebola waste at St. Louis centerMissouri Attorney General Chris Koster is seeking to block a sterilization company from handling any medical waste contaminated with Ebola at its St. Louis facility.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago