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Google Working On Pill That Could Detect Cancer Cells

Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient's...

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Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Compromise Efforts Stall For Quarantined Maine Nurse

Nurse Kaci Hickox is publicly challenging a quarantine order by the state of Maine. Gov. Paul LePage insists he will enforce the order.

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Maine Governor: I’m Ready To Exercise ‘Full Extent’ Of Authority Against Nurse

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.

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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.

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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.

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

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.

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

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.

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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