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Woman gets stranger’s MRI results

An Orange Park woman told News4Jax Tuesday night that she spent the last week thinking she had a life-threatening condition, a large tumor growing in her brain, but what she thought were her MRI scans were someone else’s.


Mental disabilities in kids increase

As kids head back to school we're learning there's a possible connection between what happens in the classroom and childhood mental health disabilities. Those disabilities like ADHD and autism are on the rise in the United States.


Could pets help children with cancer?

Researchers are trying to prove that animals can help kids with cancer feel better.

Real men get prostate exams

Free prostate, colorectal cancer screenings

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime and the disease is treatable if diagnosed early. To help make it easier to get checked, Memorial Hospital will offer free prostate and colorectal screenings on Sept. 6.


Researchers hope drug can prevent Alzheimer's

It's a drug trial many are watching.  Could a drug actually prevent Alzheimer's disease?


Shhh...don't tell the kids their veggies are healthy

A study finds keeping the health benefits of fruits and vegetables quiet may actually get children to eat them more often.

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Public Health Agency of Canada

UK pledges money for Ebola research

Researchers around the world are being asked to help stop the largest known Ebola outbreak in history.

An emergency research "all call" was issued Thursday by Wellcome Trust and United Kingdom's Department for International Development amid rising cas...

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

From Doctors Without Borders

Are myths making the Ebola outbreak worse?

More than 1,200 people have died as the deadliest ever outbreak of Ebola takes hold in West Africa, but despite information campaigns, fear is spreading even more quickly than the virus itself.


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90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data

No industry has been hit harder by hacking and data breaches than health care.


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Centers for Disease Control

Patient tested for possible Ebola exposure in California

Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure -- this time, in California.

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Healthy school lunches face tough taste test

Students in Gainesville, Georgia, are likely eating a better lunch than you today.


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