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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the New York City after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

Nevada Ebola task force members named

Dr. Dale Carrison, chief of staff of University Medical Center, and Dr. Joseph Iser, chief medical officer of the Southern Nevada Health District, are the Las Vegas area members of a task force charged with planning for the possibility of a person with the Ebola virus coming to Nevada, state Department of Health and Human Services officials announced Wednesday.

The health benefits of olive oil

Spinach has been made famous by the rough-around-the-edges Popeye the Sailor Man. So much so, that we often forget about his counterpart “Olive Oyl.” Let’s take a moment to shine the spotlight back on olives. After all, behind every strong man, there is a great woman.

Cleanliness is next to godliness and better health

Our ten fingers and two palms are weapons of mass infection. They are responsible for the spread on many germs with very scary names. Consequently, hand washing with soap and water is one of the most important and easiest ways to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Let’s take a look at how we wage germ warfare.