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  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

    Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.

  • Liberian police fire tear gas to disperse protest over Ebola quarantine

    Police in the Liberian capital Monrovia fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd agitating to leave a neighborhood placed under quarantine because of the Ebola virus, witnesses said.

  • Ebola: WHO Sees Bright Spots

    While the number of Ebola cases in West Africa continues to mount, there are bright spots in the outbreak, according to the World Health Organization.

  • One City's Radical Approach to Mental Illness: Treat It

    San Antonio has changed the way it deals with emergency calls involving mental illness, saving the city $50 million over 5 years and reducing the number of mentally ill patients in jail.

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