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A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Health Officials: NYC Ready If Ebola Reaches City

Rooms at Bellevue Hospital Center are being prepped to handle patients with the potentially deadly illness, and information...

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4 More Cases Of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed In New Jersey

The new cases involve patients from Burlington County, which has two cases, and Camden and Morris counties. Three confirmed cases were previously announced in Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties.

Joe Namath said his brain function has improved after spending 120 sessions in a hyperbaric chamber. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Joe Namath: Experimental Oxygen Treatment Has Helped Brain Heal

The Jets great was the first patient in an experiment by a Florida hospital to see if bathing the body in pure oxygen might restore blood flow to injured areas of the brain.

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Seen At 11: ‘Eating Smart’ With High-Tech Utensils

We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars after the shutdown of two orthodontic offices, including this one on Fordham Road in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Dental Patients Out Thousands After Offices Suddenly Shut Down

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars following the sudden shut down of two offices in Washington Heights and the Bronx. Now, they are calling for an investigation, and begging for their money back.

The first confirmed Ebola virus patient diagnosed in the U.S. is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Expert Wonders Why Texas Ebola Patient Wasn’t Isolated Immediately

A man in Dallas has become the first person in the United States with a confirmed Ebola virus diagnosis, and one local expert was alarmed that the patient was not isolated immediately.

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

2 More Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In New Jersey

Health officials say two more New Jersey children have confirmed cases of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

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Seen At 11: Device Could Reprogram Your Brain To Eliminate Cravings

Imagine how easy it would be to lose weight if you never had a food craving again. That could soon be a reality, as researchers are working on a way to reprogram the brain and stop the craving.

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

Doctors Investigating If Cases Of Paralysis Are Linked To Enterovirus D68

There has been a disturbing development in the nationwide outbreak involving the rare enterovirus D68. A handful of children have now developed polio-like symptoms of muscle weakness or paralysis.

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Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Faster Action On Synthetic Marijuana

The Democrat said Sunday that he’s urging the agency to use its existing authority to ban more than 250 chemicals used in the synthetic drugs.

A 4-year-old boy who attended the Yardville Elementary School in Hamilton, N.J. died on Thursday, Sept. 25, and authorities are investigating whether he was suffering from enterovirus D68. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Investigate Whether Enterovirus D68 Caused N.J. 4-Year-Old’s Death

A New Jersey pre-schooler is dead after suffering an unidentified illness, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will test to see if the now-infamous enterovirus D68 might have been the cause.

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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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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.