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Two Children Being Tested for Possible Ebola in Ohio

Credit: Martin Barraud/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio public health officials are testing two children for the Ebola virus after they developed fevers following a trip to West Africa."We have two cases that we're testing," Jose Rodriguez, director of public affairs and communications for the Columbus Public Health Department, said Sunday. "We're not in a panic situation."Two sisters, ages 4 and 6, were taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus early Sunday morning after they showed signs of a fever, Rodriguez said.They are being kept...
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Hookah Use Linked to Increased Presence of Chemical Linked to Cancer

Credit: Image Source/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A study conducted by researchers in San Diego found a link between hookah smoking an a toxin that has been known to cause cancer.According to the study, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, urine samples taken from a group of hookah smokers and non-smokers were tested to determine the amount of benzene in their body. Benzene, a chemical that has been linked to certain cancers, including leukemia, is often found in higher amounts in the bodies of those who...
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Why Heavy Drinking Doesn’t Make You An Alcoholic

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Heavy drinking does not make you an alcoholic, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.While one out of three adults drink excessively, Dr. William Brewer with the CDC says 90% of adults aren't booze-dependent because they don't have the chronic medical condition of alcohol dependency.However, he says, "that doesn't mean that the drinking that they're doing isn't still putting themselves and others at risk of harm." Every year, 88,000 people in the United States die from excessive drinking.
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Evelyn Lozada Opens Up About Motherhood and Regaining Her Confidence Post-Baby

Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After Evelyn Lozada gave birth to her son this past March, it took her awhile to feel like herself again. However, the Basketball Wives star has since lost 55 lbs. and learned to love her new, curvier body. "I kept reminding myself that I just had a baby and went through a beautiful experience and this is what matters the most. When I had [my 21-year-old daughter] Shaniece, I was a teenager and I bounced back within 24 hours, but as you get older,...
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