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New device can move teeth faster for people with braces

Braces and other dental devices can be a big commitment. On average they cost patients $5,000 and require months, sometimes years of use.  Now there’s a way to get you faster results.


Are new soda products any healthier?

Coke and Pepsi are both rolling out beverages designed to be healthier for you. But are they really?


CDC agrees to 2 of state's Ebola requests

Florida will receive $7 million in grant funding and health care workers will be given training on best practices for dealing with Ebola patients on a Monday afternoon conference call.


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'Grief Cave' offers an outlet to mourn

As a form of therapy, grieving people who have lost a family member jot their thoughts on the dark walls of a "Grief Cave" at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, Florida.


Scott asks CDC for more help on Ebola

Gov. Rick Scott asks federal officials to add Florida airports to the list of the five around the country that have stepped up security to monitor travelers who may be carrying Ebola. He also says the National Guard has set up two rapid response teams to handle potential Ebola cases in the state.


Health dept., area hospitals talk Ebola prep

Representatives from local hospitals and city leaders met at the Emergency Operations Center in Jacksonville Friday and discussed how prepared they are to deal with Ebola, should it come to Northeast Florida.


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Ebola: Why some survive, some die

There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died ?



Spanish nurse's aide now Ebola-free

Teresa Romero Ramos, a Spanish nurse's aide who had contracted Ebola after caring for a patient with the deadly disease, is now free of the virus, Spain's Special Ebola Committee said Sunday.

"Today I'm very happy, because it can be said that Teresa ...


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Military preps team for Ebola response in US, officials say

For nearly 20 days, Louise Troh has had to endure tremendous fear, grief and isolation.

When told of the death of her fiancee, Thomas Eric Duncan -- the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States -- she fell to the ground.

The man giving he...


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Family of Ebola victim Duncan holds service

As questions continue to swirl about how to deal with the ever-growing fears of Ebola, relatives of the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States gathered to grieve Saturday.

Wiping tears from their eyes, family and frie...



WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.

But the United Nations health agency, which is among those leading the battle again...


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