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A Simpler Way to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolisms

The new model, which factors in a patient’s age, more accurately identifies a patient’s risk of the often-deadly blood clots and can more easily rule out the need for additional, more invasive tests, helping to reduce unnecessary costs.  

0 Comments / 18 View / January 4, 2015

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Expensive CCTA Test vs. Normal Heart Screening Method

Heart Imaging Worth the Risk?

3 Comments / 10 View / November 20, 2014

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Early Christmas For Boy With Leukemia

A 4-year-old boy with leukemia may have only days or weeks to live. His Utah town celebrated Halloween ahead of schedule, and is decorating for Christmas so he can celebrate the holiday.

1 Comment / 15 View / October 29, 2014

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Ebola Vaccine Created Decade Ago

The World Health Organization has promised millions of Ebola vaccine doses will be ready by the end of 2015, but warns they’re not a magic bullet solution. The virus has already killed nearly 5,000 people. So there’s demand for a…

0 Comments / 7 View / October 28, 2014

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What Is An Ebola Quarantine?

Isolation vs Quarantine People who are ill with a contagious disease are put into isolation to prevent the disease from spreading. Healthy individuals who have been exposed to a dangerous contagious disease are put into quarantine. Isolation and quarantine help…

0 Comments / 5 View / October 28, 2014

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Nurse Criticizes Ebola Quarantine

The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for…

0 Comments / 6 View / October 26, 2014

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A march against Ebola and ignorance in NY

Demonstrators march across Manhattan to the United Nations to call for action against Ebola and an end to the stigmatization of African immigrants.

0 Comments / 8 View / October 25, 2014

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Ebola-winning a battle but losing the war?

Potential vaccine may not be enough to stop the Ebola virus on its own. Current Ebola outbreak has a fatality rate of around 70%. Can lessons be learned from Nigeria’s success in containing the deadly virus?

3 Comments / 18 View / October 23, 2014

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Non-Ebola Diseases you Should Worry About

Ebola remains at the forefront of public safety concerns, but there are a number of illnesses that pose a far greater health risk. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Dr. William Schaffner, the chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt…

0 Comments / 6 View / October 23, 2014

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Drug companies step up Ebola vaccine race

As the WHO opens its third emergency meeting on Ebola, Johnson and Johnson says it’s speeding up work on an experimental vaccine against the disease – putting pressure on its main rivals in the vaccine race, GSK and NewLink Genetics,…

2 Comments / 6 View / October 23, 2014