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  • A ‘Fight for Survival’: Men Have Breast Cancer Too

    CHICAGO (NNPA) – When you hear the name Twone Gabz, many of us are not familiar with the name unless we are true fans of Hip Hop and have followed the history of the Chicago Rap music scene. Known to family and friends as Antwone Muhammad, he’s been in the music business for almost 15 […]

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  • Whole Foods Unveils New Ranking System for Produce

    In an effort to provide customers with information on how its suppliers farm vegetables, flowers and fruits, Whole Foods introduced a new labeling system, “Responsibly Grown,” that ranks produce based on the methods with which it was cultivated. The organic supermarket will use a color-coded ...

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  • Dallas Nurses Cite Sloppy Conditions in Ebola Care

    DALLAS (AP) — A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest U.S. ...

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  • Texas Dept.: Another Person Tests Positive for Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday. The department said in a statement that the worker reported a ...

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  • Health Worker 2nd in US to Test Positive for Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — A Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized Ebola patient who later died, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease ...

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  • Ebola: How it spreads

    Some facts about how Ebola spreads: WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS? Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain, and then vomiting and diarrhea.   HOW DOES EBOLA SPREAD? Through close contact with a symptomatic ...

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  • Thomas Eric Duncan, Texas Ebola Patient Has Died

    DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against the disease and set off a scramble to track down anyone exposed to him. Thomas Eric Duncan, ...

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  • Hospital: Dallas Ebola Patient Critical

    DALLAS (AP) — The condition of the lone Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. has worsened and is now deemed critical, the Dallas hospital that has been treating him reported Saturday. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where Thomas Eric Duncan is being treated, didn’t provide ...

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