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NJ, NY Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor Case

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — The New York doctor who tested positive for Ebola wasn’t required to quarantine himself when he returned to New York City after treating Ebola patients in Guinea. Instead, Dr. Craig Allen Spencer went about his life, hitting a popular restaurant and bowling alley before his diagnosis — and sending health officials scrambling in the aftermath. But ... Read More »

Evenflo Recalling Over 200,000 Child Car Seats

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Evenflo(NEW YORK) — Evenflo is recalling over 200,000 child car seats. The buckles in the Embrace and AmSafe models can reportedly become difficult to unlatch, especially after a child has been eating or drinking in the seat. The buckle can allegedly get sticky if its spilled on, making it harder to get a child out during an emergency. Owners can ... Read More »

Does Your Doctor Owe Thousands in Unpaid Student Loans?

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — There are 846 doctors and dentists in 43 states who have been named by the U.S. Department of Education on a public list in a desperate effort to get them to repay their defaulted student loans. And because the loans were federally guaranteed, it’s taxpayers who are left with the bill. “Physicians have a higher calling in ... Read More »

Why New York Doctor with Ebola Didn’t Quarantine Himself

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Craig Spencer/LinkedIn(NEW YORK) — There’s a reason Dr. Craig Allen Spencer, who has tested positive for Ebola, didn’t quarantine himself when he returned to New York after treating Ebola patients in Guinea. He didn’t have to. According to Doctors Without Borders guidelines, doctors who have treated Ebola patients in West Africa are required to self-monitor for the 21-day incubation period, ... Read More »

Jump Right onto Trampoline Fitness Craze

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Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Workout enthusiasts have likely seen it offered in some form at their local gym — the trampoline workout. But the demand for this type of fitness is so high, one fitness instructor has opened an entire studio dedicated to the workout craze. Going to a class at JumpLife in New York City, it’s a bit like the ... Read More »

Food Network Star Sunny Anderson Opens Up About Ulcerative Colitis

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Brad Barket/Getty Images for NYCWFF(NEW YORK) — There’s a reason why Sunny Anderson isn’t keen on eating vegetables and it has nothing to do with personal taste. The Food Network star revealed that for the past 20 years, she’s suffered from ulcerative colitis, a chronic disease that affects the large intestine and doesn’t allow her body to absorb nutrients as ... Read More »

Odds of Catching Ebola on the Subway and Other Handy Facts

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Ebola continues to dominate the news with the latest diagnosis of a patient in New York City, leaving many Americans on edge, especially New Yorkers, who awoke this morning to learn that the patient had take three subway lines before he was diagnosed. So, what are the odds of catching Ebola on the subway? Here are a ... Read More »

Americans Losing Faith in Medical Profession

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iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — What’s up, Doc? Certainly not Americans’ trust in physicians, according to an analysis by the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. Co-author Robert Blendon says that faith in doctors has eroded significantly over the past half-century. In 1966, three out of four people had “great confidence in the leaders of the medical profession.” As of 2012, just ... Read More »

The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is…Everything?

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iStock/Thinkstock(ORANGE, Calif.) — Land of the free…home of the brave? Not, if a new survey from Chapman University can be believed. Researchers conducted a poll of 1,500 people on what Americans are scared of and judging by the results, our fears are many and cover a lot of ground. For instance, when asked what they feared most, Americans listed in ... Read More »