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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.
- 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.
- Ebola Cases Could Spur Lawsuits In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.
- 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.
- Officials: Keep Schools Open Despite Ebola Scare Texas Health Commissioner David Lakey urges that children who live with a person being monitored for Ebola should not be excluded from school.
- Cruise Ship Docked With Ebola-Watched Health Worker The Galveston-based Carnival Magic returned to her home port after being refused entry to Cozumel by Mexican health officials.
- Texas 5-Year-Old Receives Prosthetic Hand Made From 3-D Printer A 5-year-old Texas boy has received a prosthetic hand this week that was created from 3-D-printing technology.
- Nurse: Hospital 'Chaotic Scene' Treating Ebola Patient A nurse who works at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says she can no longer defend the place she works because they violated basic principles while taking care of an Ebola patient who died.
- Doctor: Ebola 'Protocol May Be Inadequate' As Thomas Eric Duncan's health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient's side.
- Texas School District Temporarily Closes Campuses After Students Traveled On Same Flight As Nurse With Ebola A Central Texas school district has temporarily closed three of its campuses after two of its students traveled on the same flight as a nurse who has since been diagnosed with Ebola.
- Nurses' Union: Ebola Patient Left In Open Area Of ER For Hours Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday...
- 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.
- 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.