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Cook Accused Of Spitting In Food At Budd Lake, New Jersey Pub

If you have ever sent a meal back to a restaurant kitchen because it wasn’t quite right, you have probably worried about those old stories that someone back there might spit in your food before returning it.

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A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

Thomas Eric Duncan (credit: Image via Facebook)

Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola Patient In Texas, Dies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against […]

10/08/2014

Bellevue Hospital Center has a room set aside to handle a potential Ebola patient. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fake Ebola Patients Being Sent To NYC Emergency Rooms To Test Readiness

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.

10/08/2014

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

Dr. Max Gomez: Health Experts Look To Technology To Ease Ebola Concerns

With concern over Ebola and Enterovirus-68 increasing, health experts are looking for ways to prevent the infection from spreading.

10/07/2014

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.

09/29/2014

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Nasal Mist Recommended As Preferred Flu Vaccine For Children

For the first time, government health officials are recommending Flu Mist nasal spray as the preferred vaccine for healthy children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old.

09/18/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers attends Global Green USA's 11th Annual Pre-Oscar party at Avalon on February 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for GLOBAL GREEN USA)

Daughter: Comedian Joan Rivers’ Condition ‘Remains Serious’

Joan Rivers remains in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office.

08/29/2014

Joan Rivers attends the 'The Realistic Joneses' opening night at The Lyceum Theater on April 6, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Joan Rivers In Medically-Induced Coma After Going Into Cardiac Arrest

Joan Rivers was in a medically-induced coma Thursday night at Mount Sinai Hospital, after she went into cardiac arrest while undergoing a throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side.

08/28/2014

Robin Williams on CBS 2 in 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: A Look At Depression And The Pain It Causes

Behind his manic comic genius and his delight in making people laugh, lurked the demon that eventually took Robin William’s life: depression.

08/12/2014

Some children are using iPad apps to continue speech therapy at home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: iPad Apps Let Children Continue Speech Therapy At Home

Perfect pronunciation can be a tough skill for children, but now they don’t have to face years of speech therapy.

08/08/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

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The Ebola Virus: Separating Facts From Fiction

A patient being held in isolation at Mount Sinai Hospital in East Harlem reportedly has not shown any signs of the Ebola virus, but the possibility that the deadly virus may be in New York City at all has caused concern.

08/05/2014

Experts say an evaluation for sleep apnea can save lives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Screening For Sleep Apnea Could Save Lives

You might suffer from sleep apnea, and a physicians’ group has advised doctors to check for the condition in a procedure that could save lives.

08/04/2014

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New Gene Therapy Procedure Could Allow Own Cells To Act As Pacemakers

Implantable electronic pacemakers are some of the most common heart procedures done every year. But what if doctors could turn your own cells into pacemakers?

07/17/2014

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