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Google Working On Pill That Could Detect Cancer Cells

Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Nations In Americas Join In Battle Against Ebola

Representatives of countries from around the Americas, including the United States, have agreed to work together in their response to Ebola, adopting similar procedures in such things as the establishment of epidemiological monitoring centers and coordinating the transport of biological samples.

CBS Tampa–10/30/2014

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Study: Drinking Lots Of Milk Might Not Be Good For You

We’ve long heard that drinking milk can help our bones and overall health. But a new study out Thursday morning says drinking lots of milk could actually be bad for you.

10/30/2014

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Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood

Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.

10/30/2014

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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off

We’ve heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it’s harmful to our health. But that isn’t keeping many Americans from drinking it.

10/22/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

Nurses from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where the nation's first Ebola patient was treated. Thousands of nurses across the country demonstrated to demand better safety procedures for handling the virus. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nurses Stage Ebola Protest In Florida

Nurses staged a protest in Ybor City to demand better protection for medical workers from the Ebola virus.

CBS Tampa–10/17/2014

Medical volunteers in West Africa wear protective suits as they carry the body of an Ebola victim. (Photo by SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola Preparation

Health officials are asking for permission to redirect money from federal grants to buy full body suits for health care workers who may have contact with any potential victims of the virus.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

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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.

10/15/2014

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