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India Quarantines Ebola Survivor Because Of Infectious Semen

Ebola can linger in semen for months after a person recovers from the disease. So survivors are typically given condoms and a stern warning. But India is being more cautious.
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Aid Groups See A Drop-Off In U.S. Health Volunteers To Fight Ebola

International aid groups say the decline in volunteers is due to quarantine restrictions imposed by New York and New Jersey.
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Americans Think Ebola Is A Top Health Care Problem

A new poll shows Ebola is the one of the top health concerns of Americans, below access to health care and affordable health care. Robert Siegel talks to Frank Newport, editor in chief at Gallup.
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Outreach Workers Look For Gains In Second Year Of Obamacare

Montana and Georgia sit on opposite sides of the country, but both have minority populations health advocates hope to enroll for coverage. They also fear many won't quality for subsidized coverage.
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Dangerous Deliveries: Ebola Devastates Women's Health In Liberia

When a pregnant woman catches Ebola, the fetus and amniotic fluid are flooded with the virus. The ripple effects of these dangerous deliveries could be more catastrophic than Ebola itself.
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Measles Still Kills 400 Kids A Day — And It May Be Making A Comeback

The global fight against the disease has stalled, says the World Health Organization. The recession gets some of the blame. And so does the anti-vaccine movement.
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More States Adopt Laws To Ease Access To Experimental Treatments

While several states have approved so-called right-to-try measures that aim to give patients with life-threatening illnesses access to unapproved drugs, drugmakers don't have to comply.
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Native Americans Urged To Sign Up For Private Insurance

The second round of buying health insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchanges has started. Health officials say Native Americans may have much to gain by buying insurance there.
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Doctor Shortage Looming? Maybe Not

Physicians have been warning for years about a coming shortage of primary care doctors. But others say primary care teams that include other types of health workers might fill the gap better.
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Guarding The Ebola Border

Ivory Coast is determined to keep Ebola out. The government shut down the border, and enlisted local villagers to serve as informal border security.

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