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Patient being tested in Pennsylvania for possible Ebola exposure: hospital

(Reuters) – An unidentified patient was being tested on Wednesday at a Philadelphia hospital for possibly having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, a hospital official said. “Preliminary testing indicates that the patient has another condition, which is likely the cause of their illness,” the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania chief medical officer,… Read More »

Researchers are worried that people with chronic disease are not being active enough

The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford measured the duration and intensity of physical activity levels over seven days and compared those participants with, and those without, chronic disease. They found that those with chronic disease, even those conditions that don’t directly limit capacity for exercise, spent less time active. Around… Read More »

Jesinta being ‘closely monitored’

When Jesinta Franklin’s mother was diagnosed with bowel cancer early last year, the 27-year-old decided to slow down, taking a step back from her busy lifestyle to focus on her health. The model told news.com.au that while her mother Valerie Campbell is now cancer-free, the gene runs in the family and there is a possibility… Read More »