Hospital: Dallas Ebola patient critical

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DALLAS (AP) - The condition of the lone Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. has worsened and is now deemed critical, the Dallas hospital that has been treating him reported S..
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Local first responders learn how to respond to Ebola

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NAPLES, Fla.- The State Department of Health sent out a memo from the CDC to first responders across the state. It contains a checklist to make sure everyone knows the symptoms of ..
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Doctor talks about money received by medical companies

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Local doctor addresses concerns about a new government website that documents all payments made to doctors from medical companies. Tuesday the Centers for Medicar..
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Custom blended makeup available online

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stacey Adams

The colors are bright, bold and custom blended for Marta Countess… right in someone else's home! After a local makeup artist offered to create cosmetics that wouldn't irrita..
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Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country have died. But what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear,..
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Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DALLAS (AP) - The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African..
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Drug company payments to doctors exposed

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You can get a look at just how much money drug makers and medical device companies are giving to your doctor. The federal government is making it all available o..
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Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DALLAS (AP) - A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officia..
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US Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Janna Rowell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - The United States military has delivered two mobile Ebola testing labs and the equipment to build a field hospital to Liberia.    Liberia ha..
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Your trainer is watching you

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stacey Adams

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your trainer can now watch your every move whether or not you're at the gym.Wearable fitness tracker devices can now let your trainer monitor your movements, nut..
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New Mizzou research center tackles obesity

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP)- A new University of Missouri research center on obesity is bringing together experts in agriculture, medicine, food science, journalism, exercise and nutrition...
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New parents protect babies through "cocooning"

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stacey Adams

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today new parents aren't just worried about vaccines for their baby, but for anyone else who will be around the new baby!  Infant cocooning is something expe..
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Families under Affordable Care Act may see cut in tax return

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Families who registered for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act may owe the government money. A benefit of purchasing health insurance in the marketpla..
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Coke, Pepsi pledge to reduce calorie consumption

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK- Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday that they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marke..
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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health pro..
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FGCU using plasma to treat injuries faster

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A cutting edge treatment for athletic injuries is now on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University.   Doctors now can inject athletes with their own plasma..
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Doctors raise awareness for ovarian cancer

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. The deadly disease is one of the hardest to detect and often times the diagnosis comes too late.Doris Haropulos is fighting for her lif..
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2 cases of severe respiratory illness confirmed

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SEATTLE- Seattle Children's Hospital says two children have tested positive for a severe respiratory illness.    The hospital said Friday the children who contracted..
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Green cleaning: How effective is just water?

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla. - What do you use to clean your home? Would you try only water and a cloth to remove dirt and germs? There are products that do just that and we put them to the te..
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Counseling centers reach out through text

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stacey Adams

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Most parents of teens know that if you want to "talk" to your teen, you better send a text! Now, counseling centers are following that lead in hopes of reaching m..
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