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CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.

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St. Charles Health System

Major St. Charles Bend remodel set to begin

Starting Monday, St. Charles Bend will undergo a major remodel that hospital officials say will extend the lifespan of the 39-year-old facility while improving privacy and comfort for patients, families and caregivers.

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Ferre' Dollar/CNN

CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected 10 children in Colorado.

Jovan Belcher

Kansas City Chiefs

Doctor: Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report.

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Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Hospitals ask patients to pay upfront

Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating room or undergo an MRI.

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Bend Memorial Clinic offering flu shots

 Bend Memorial Clinic will be holding flu shot clinics in both Bend and Redmond for the upcoming flu season.

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Jay Schexnyder/CNN

Doctors: Don't put your teen on 'the pill'

When it comes to effective birth control for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.

TB, tuberculosis

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas

Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.

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