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April 27, 2016
Someone finally redesigned crutches

If you've ever used crutches, you know that they can be awful tools that slowly torture you the longer you use them.

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Death with dignity advocate Brittany Maynard ends her life
November 03, 2014
Death with dignity advocate Brittany Maynard ends her life

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old with incurable brain cancer who became an advocate for death with dignity laws in the last weeks of her life, died Saturday, according to a spokesperson...

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October 15, 2014
Second 2nd Texas health worker tests positive for Ebola

A second worker at the Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola has tested positive for the disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said early Wednesday morning...

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October 09, 2014
Woman saves three relatives from Ebola

It can be exhausting nursing a child through a nasty bout with the flu, so imagine how 22-year-old Fatu Kekula felt nursing her entire family through Ebola...

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World Bank issues dire warning about Ebola's economic impact
October 08, 2014
World Bank issues dire warning about Ebola's economic impact

The economic impact of the Ebola epidemic could reach $32.6 billion by the end of next year if the disease ravaging Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone spreads to neighboring countries in West Africa, the World Bank Group said Wednesday...

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October 07, 2014
Woman, 29, chooses to end her life two days after her husband's birthday

A 29-year-old woman has chosen Nov. 1, 2014 as the day she will die ó two days after her husbandís birthday...

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October 07, 2014
Why Spanish nurse is sucha troubling Ebola case

Three more people were placed under quarantine for Ebola at a Madrid hospital where a Spanish nurse became infected, authorities said Tuesday. More than 50 other possible contacts were being monitored...

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Dallas Ebola patient in dire shape
October 06, 2014
Dallas Ebola patient in dire shape

Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital is in dire shape. Health officials are keeping track of anyone he made contact with in order to prevent the virus from spreading further...

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Hospital blames tech flaw for Ebola patient error
October 03, 2014
Hospital blames tech flaw for Ebola patient error

Man eventually diagnosed with Ebola was allowed to go home after initial visit to emergency room...

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September 23, 2014
Alarming rise in Ebola cases projected

New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically in the weeks and months ahead...

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