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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 th...

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Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

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.

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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.

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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

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Study: Later Doctor’s Visits Lead To More Prescriptions

A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Group Raising Money To Rent House For People Arriving From Liberia Whose Relatives Too Afraid To Take Them In

When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no.

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Hazmat Crews Board Flight To Boston

CBS News Boston is reporting medical crews have boarded an Emirates flight that landed at Logan Airport on Monday afternoon.
Massport says there were five people with flu-like symptoms on Flight 237 from Dubai.

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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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