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- NM Gov. Martinez Orders Ebola Preparedness Plan Gov. Susana Martinez has directed the state Department of Health to coordinate an Ebola preparedness plan in case the disease is diagnosed in any New Mexico patients.
- 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.
- 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?
- 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.
- Ebola: How It Spreads Some facts about how Ebola spreads: WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS? Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain, and then vomiting and diarrhea. HOW DOES...
- What Is The 'Perfect' Amount Of Sleep? It's the question we all want answered -- What is the "perfect" amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.
- Could Blood Types Be Linked With Patterns Of Disease? People may know their blood type, but they may not think about associated patterns of disease.
- Study: People With Poor Smell More Likely To Die Within 5 Years According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.
- CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given Time Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don't show symptoms.
- Flu Shot Clinics Open Today Health District urges anyone over the age of 6 months to get vaccinated
- Study: Viagra May Cause Vision Problems Patients with a common genetic mutation may be more susceptible to visual problems because of an active ingredient in Viagra.
- Ebola Preparedness In Nevada State health department keeping in touch with Centers For Disease Control
- '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.
- 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.