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Just a Bite: Why Sharing Cake Makes You Feel Better

Want to feel better about eating that luscious piece of chocolate cake? Heres one way to make it guilt-free: Have a friend invite you to share it.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:38:56 GMT
Overweight Women Tend To Earn Less Pay: Study

A new study shows obese females tend to occupy lower-paying, more-strenuous jobs when compared to average-sized women and men in the workforce.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:24:26 GMT
How NBC News Freelancer Survived Ebola

Being young and healthy helped Ashoka Mukpo pull through Ebola, but hell be weak for months, doctors who treated him said Wednesday.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:07:16 GMT
Lessons Learned: NBC News Freelancer's Ebola Story

'I can feel my strength coming back every day,' says the NBC News freelancer who contracted Ebola in Liberia and was declared virus-free Tuesday.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:40:30 GMT
New Testing Starts on Experimental Ebola Vaccine

U.S. health officials say they've started human testing of another new Ebola vaccine at a government-run hospital outside Washington.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:15:22 GMT
Ashoka Mukpo Statement: 'Today is a Joyful Day'

Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, announces that Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo has been declared free of the Ebola virus, and released. Gold then reads a statement from Mukpo.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:45:48 GMT
Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws

Reuters suorces said they do not know of instances of hackers attacking patients through these devices, so the cyber threat should not be overstated.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:02:21 GMT
Ebola Aware: CDC Steps Up Traveler Monitoring

The CDC says it will require all travelers from Ebola-affected countries to be actively watched for the virus.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:53:52 GMT
TB's Even Worse Than We Thought, WHO Says

A new examination of TB numbers shows there are more than 500,000 more cases globally than anyone thought.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:46:39 GMT
Watch Live: Medical Officials Discuss Ebola Patient Ashoka Mukpo's Treatment

Medical officials hold a news Conference to discuss the treatment of Ebola Patient Ashoka Mukpo.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:32:07 GMT
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