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Despite the endless controversies dogging Obamacare, the CEO of Mount Sinai believes the legislation is meeting many of its goals.
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The CDC has taken down a website that offered to help American bosses tally financial losses linked to their overweight employees, NBC News reports.
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Ebola-infected nurse Amber Vinson did not show the typical symptoms of the virus when she traveled to Ohio last weekend.
The Ebola outbreak rages on. But there is no vaccine for this deadly disease, raising questions if the world is prepared for an epidemic.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said both the nurses and the doctors knew the patient's travel history, but released him, the New York Times reports.
The Texas hospital with the US Ebola patient has a spotty emergency room record, reports NBC News.
The FBI has warned that health care industry companies are being targeted by hackers.
Community Health Systems said a group believed to be operating out of China attacked its hospitals, affecting 4.5 million patients. Re/code reports.
Tekmira Pharmaceutical's stocks have soared since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its experimental Ebola drug for human use.
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