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American Flown To Nebraska After Possible Ebola Exposure

The doctor has not yet shown any symptoms, the Nebraska Medical said in a statement . Ted Cieslak, an infectious disease specialist at the medical center, said that the patient may have been exposed to the virus but is not sick and contagious.

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Prices for hospital services will be made public January 1

A new federal rule will require all hospitals to post a master list of prices online detailing the services they provide so people can review them, reports CBS affiliate KRON . Critical access hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, and rehabilitation facilities will soon be required to list the prices of the procedures, surgeries, and medical supplies they offer, including drugs and anesthesia.

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Rise in flu cases reported in New York State

To date, 1,339 flu cases have been reported and lab-confirmed this flu season . Saratoga County Public Health Director Cathi Duncan said she didn't have a good explanation for why the county's case count is high, though she noted the presence of four urgent care centers and ready access to doctors for most county residents could be factors.

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Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 better than analysts expected | AP business

Meanwhile, same-store retail sales were down 3.2 percent in the U.S. Walgreens blamed the decline in part on de-emphasizing tobacco. Also, Director William C. When average volume is high, the stock has high liquidity and can be therefore easily traded, while conversely, when the trading volume is low, the commodity will be less expensive as traders are not as willing to purchase it.

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United States federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

No matter how O'Connor ruled, legal experts have been forecasting that the Texas case would be appealed and could well place the law again before the high court, giving its conservative newest member, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, a first opportunity to take part.

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Use of e-cigarettes almost doubles among U.S. high school seniors

For young people, "nicotine is unsafe and it can have negative health effects", Mr. Adams said in an interview. The detailed advisory listed various strategies that states, communities, health professionals and parents can apply to restrict the use of e-cigarettes.