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- Maine Nurse Breaks Quarantine: 'I Really Hope That We Can Work Things Out Amicably' A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.
- Study: Drinking Lots Of Milk Might Not Be Good For You We've long heard that drinking milk can help our bones and overall health. But a new study out Thursday morning says drinking lots of milk could actually be bad for you.
- Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.
- Maine Nurse: 'There Is No Way I Would Give You Ebola' State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission.
- Maine Governor Seeking Legal Authority To Enforce Quarantine Of Nurse Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the state is working with health officials to seek legal authority to enforce the quarantine of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa.
- Lawyer: Maine Nurse Who Treated Ebola Patients In West Africa Won't Observe State's Quarantine Health officials said Tuesday they're prepared to legally enforce the state's "voluntary" quarantine on health care workers who've treated Ebola patients.
- Nurse Returning From Weekend Confinement In NJ Agrees To Be Quarantined At Maine Home A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey, but her lawyer disagrees with officials over how long she'll have to stay in seclusion.
- Travelers From West Africa To Be Monitored For Ebola Connecticut officials on Monday joined their counterparts in other states in defending and detailing quarantine powers they've enacted as a precaution against Ebola, amid questions by civil liberties advocates and local officials as eight people...
- Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola In New York City An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. It's the first case in the city.
- Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
- Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off We've heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it's harmful to our health. But that isn't keeping many Americans from drinking it.
- Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
- Open Enrollment Guidance From The Insurance Department With information on "open enrollment" starting to come in, some insurance customers, including those who signed up under the Affordable Care Act, may be confused by the options.
- Report: Patient Put In Isolation At Conn. Hospital For Possible Ebola A patient at a Connecticut hospital has reportedly been put in isolation for possible Ebola.
- Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.