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Missionary visits Ebola-stricken wife in hospital

Posted: 08/18/2014 - He says he looked through the glass in the isolation room and spotted his wife on the other side. They both placed their hands on opposite sides of the glass and cried.

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Missionaries return to US and Ebola quarantine

Updated: 08/11/2014 - They will be spending those weeks in motor vehicles on a portion of the Charlotte-based group's 90-acre campus not far from the South Carolina line.

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SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

Posted: 08/11/2014 - Deputy director John Supra says the agency should be caught up within a couple of weeks. Six temporary employees hired since July 1 are helping with the paperwork. Of the decisions made so far, 56 percent are approvals. Many others who applied were already enrolled.

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WHO: Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency

Posted: 08/08/2014 - On Friday, WHO announced the Ebola outbreak -- the largest and longest in history -- is worrying enough to merit being declared an international health emergency. WHO declared similar emergencies for the swine flu pandemic in 2009 and for polio in May.

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Obama signs veterans' health care overhaul

Updated: 08/07/2014 - President Barack Obama says the government must ensure that the Veterans Affairs Department has the resources to keep up with the demands of troops returning from war.

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Liberia, S. Leone race to enforce Ebola quarantine

Posted: 08/07/2014 - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that some civil liberties may be suspended as authorities try to stamp out the disease blamed for more than 900 deaths in four West African countries this year.

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GRU leading minority cancer research program

Posted: 08/06/2014 - GRU officials say the university's cancer center has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to lead the research program in partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University.

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Deadly Ebola outbreak changes local doctor's plans

Updated: 08/06/2014 - Every November, Dr. Kuhn takes a team from MCG to West Africa. They provide medical care to 3 or 4 very remote tribes there, but this year, he had to change plans.

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Graham praises new veteran health care bill

Updated: 08/05/2014 - Graham said Tuesday that getting rid of the people who have caused problems in the Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics is the only way to assure that wait times get shorter and the quality of care gets better.

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Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

Posted: 08/01/2014 - A first meeting Friday of edible marijuana makers, state regulators and pot critics ran into controversy early. Many seem to agree that pot cookies and candies should come with identifiable markers or colors. But what about marijuana-infused honey? Or pasta sauce?

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Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated

Posted: 07/24/2014 - The lawsuit says Banks went to Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham last month for a circumcision. The suit alleges the man's penis was gone when he awoke.

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