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  1. Third American With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska

    Editor's note: This article was updated on Sept. 5, 2014. Sept. 4, 2014 -- A doctor who became infected with Ebola while treating sick patients in Liberia has arrived at a Nebraska hospital for treatment. Local news stations in Omaha saw an ambulance carrying Rick Sacra, MD, a missionary with the ch

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  2. Testosterone and Heart Attacks: Q&A

    Sept. 4, 2014 -- Testosterone replacement therapy has tripled in the past decade. Nearly 3% of U.S. men 40 and over use it, and that percentage rises with age. Sales now top $2 billion annually. But is it safe for your heart? Opinions differ. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch r

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  3. Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer?

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending less time sitting might increase your lifespan by keeping your DNA young, Swedish researchers say. More time spent on your feet appears to lengthen bits of DNA called telomeres. Telomeres, which protect the e

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  4. Poor-Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not getting a good night's sleep might be linked to shrinkage of the brain's gray matter over time, new research suggests. Faster deterioration of three parts of the brain was seen in mostly older adults who had poor slee

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  5. Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Allergic reactions to food are a concern for millions of Americans, and now a study suggests there's a potential new player on the immunology front: Some people may be allergic to the antibiotics used to keep pests away

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  6. Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Kids

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While artificial heart valves have long been available to adults, making permanent valves for children has been challenging because kids' bodies keep growing. But researchers say they've found a way around that, using a

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  7. Pilots May Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Airline pilots and flight crews may face as much as twice the risk of the type of skin cancer known as melanoma compared with the general population, according to a new analysis of existing research. However, it's not c

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  8. Third American With Ebola Returning to U.S.

    Sept. 3, 2014 -- The third American infected with Ebola will be coming back to the U.S., although it is not yet known when that will be, says Kristen Nordlund, a CDC spokesperson. The doctor, identified Wednesday as 51-year-old Rick Sacra, MD, will be transported in an aerobiomedical containment sys

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  9. Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A community music program for disadvantaged children boosted an important part of their brain development and function, according to a new study. The benefits were seen in the youngsters' ability to distinguish similar

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  10. Health Care Spending Forecast To Increase Modestly

    By Mary Agnes Carey National health spending will increase modestly over the next decade, propelled in part by the gradual rebound of the U.S. economy and the growing ranks of Americans who became insured under the health law, government actuaries projected Wednesday. But those growth rates are not

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