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Texas nurse who got Ebola sues hospital chain

She was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's suing the hospital where she got infected.

Nina Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, filed a lawsuit Monday against the hospital's parent company, T...

Oregon lawmakers propose bill to tackle vaccine exemptions

Oregon bill takes shot at vaccine exemptions

With measles cases spreading across the country, Oregon lawmakers are taking a shot against the virus themselves -- hoping to soon make it tougher for parents to opt their children out of vaccinations.

Oregon AG moves to block 'E-cigarette' sales

Oregon House votes to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon House has overwhelmingly approved a bill barring the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and prohibiting their use in bars and workplaces.

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University of Oregon opens mass vaccination clinic

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon is opening a mass vaccination clinic Monday at Matthew Knight Arena in the campaign against a blood stream infection that can cause a form of meningitis, called meningococcemia.

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Too much Facebook leads to envy, depression

Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression.

A recent study conducted by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Bradley University and the University of Missouri Columbia found that h...

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Oregon considers bill banning most vaccine exemptions

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Parents who want to maintain the right to refuse vaccinations for their children are mounting a strong fight against an Oregon bill that takes aim at the state's highest-in-the-nation rate of non-medical vaccine exemptions.

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Measles cases linked to Las Vegas restaurant

Four cases of measles have been linked to a restaurant at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the Southern Nevada Health District reported Friday.

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UnitedHealth limits coverage for most common hysterectomies

The nation's largest insurer is putting sharp limits on the most common form of hysterectomies, saying the procedure poses a health threat and that a different form of the surgery has been found to be safer.

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