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Doctors: Spanish woman free of Ebola
"She's recovering well, her spirits are high ... The recovery is going great," hospital spokeswoman says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gearing up for the Ebola fight
The CDC stages a massive demonstration for health care workers about how to protect themselves and stop the spread of Ebola (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dangers of dementia misdiagnosis highlighted by 88-year-old Winnie
THE perils of misdiagnosing dementia are dramatically illustrated by the case of pensioner Winnie Hill. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fecal Blood Test May Save More Lives Than Colonoscopy
10/21/2014, Health Services Research - Colorectal cancer, or CRC, is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. State public health programs could screen nearly eight times as many individuals and prevent nearly twice as many CRC cases by using fecal immunochemical testing, or FIT, instead of colonoscopies, finds a new study in Health Services Research. (Source: Health Behavior News Service)
Source: Health Behavior News Service - October 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massive Ebola training session held in NYC
The CDC demonstrated new Ebola guidelines for thousands of healthcare workers Tuesday morning during a training session in New York. The new steps include repeated training for workers and protective gear that leaves no skin exposed. CBS News' Alison Harmelin reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis C drug to be made available
Varadkar looking for price deal with manufacturers (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - October 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Panic hampering efforts to tackle Ebola, says agency
‘Mass hysteria’ in West making it hard to recruit key staff, bring in supplies (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - October 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schools 'should check kids' teeth'
Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mentally ill put in police cells
Too many people in the middle of a mental health crisis end up locked in police cells after being turned away from hospitals, says a report. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NICE conflicts of interests claim
A group of leading doctors and researchers has called on MPs to investigate potential conflicts of interest at the medicines watchdog, NICE. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital: Providence Journalist Free Of Ebola
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist being treated for Ebola is now free of the virus and will be released soon, the Omaha hospital where he is being treated said Tuesday. A recent test showed Ashoka Mukpo’s blood is negative for the virus, according to the Nebraska Medical Center. The test was confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mukpo will be allowed to leave the hospital’s biocontainment unit Wednesday. “Recovering from Ebola is a truly humbling feeling,” Mukpo said in a statement. “Too many are not as fortunate and lucky as I’ve been. I’m ve...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: deanreddington Tags: Health Local News Ashoka Mukpo Ebola ebola virus Rick Sacra Source Type: news

Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips
(Reuters) - A lawyer for a Montana woman on Tuesday urged jurors in a U.S. court to find Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopedics unit liable for failing to warn patients that metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants were defective at the close of the first trial over the device. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

8 Ways to Make Your Makeup Last if You Have Dry Skin
WebMD discusses how to make your makeup last if you have dry skin. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Journalist Who Contracted Ebola Now Disease Free
The 33-year-old has opened up via Twitter about how he still is not sure how he contracted the disease but does not regret going to Liberia to help spread the word about Ebola's impact on west Africa. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through five airports
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Schools told to teach children teeth cleaning to halt decay crisis
SCHOOLS and nurseries should help children brush their teeth in a bid to halt a growing epidemic of decay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Families kept in dark over NHS funding for care
ANGRY families have accused the NHS of abandoning them as they battle to recover millions of pounds owed to them after elderly relatives were wrongly denied funding to pay care bills and were forced to sell their homes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Reliance Foundation Hospital on Friday
In future, the Foundation & Nita Ambani are keen on telemedicine to efficiently deliver primary care to people with limited access to healthcare. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watch: Ebola Travel Restrictions: Passengers Fly to Designated Airports
Homeland Security announces restrictions for passengers entering the U.S. from Ebola-ravaged countries. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cell transplant helps paralyzed man walk again
Cells harvested from the patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Restricts Entrants From Ebola-Hit Nations to Five AirportsU.S. Restricts Entrants From Ebola-Hit Nations to Five Airports
Travelers entering the United States whose trips originated in Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into one of five airports that have enhanced screening in place, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 21, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Debilitating Chikungunya Virus Hits the USDebilitating Chikungunya Virus Hits the US
The virus has spread rapidly in the Americas, causing debilitating acute disease and persistent pain. Symptoms overlap with the Dengue virus, but severe joint pain is a hallmark of Chikungunya. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 2014 Annual MeetingCongress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 2014 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CNS 2014. Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Well: Dangerous Dietary Supplements Return to Store Shelves
The Food and Drug Administration frequently recalls dietary supplements that are found to contain banned substances, but many of these products are back on the market months later, a new study found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ANAHAD O'CONNOR Tags: Food and Drug Administration Council for Responsible Nutrition Cohen, Pieter A Body Dietary Supplement Alternative Medicine Journal of the American Medical Assn Featured Source Type: news

Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January
The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Harris Source Type: news

Ebola nurse's status upgraded to good from fair
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The medical status of nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola when she helped treat the first patient to be diagnosed with the disease on U.S. soil, was upgraded to good from fair on Tuesday, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news