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Amber Vinson at Emory Hospital

Family of Amber Vinson

Ebola: Nurse to leave isolation

Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training.

With multiple developments underway, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak:

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Obama cautiously optimistic

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Cigarette in hand, smoking

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Maker of Camel cigarettes bans smoking in its offices

Joe Camel isn't going to be able to smoke at his desk any longer. Reynolds American, the nation's No. 2 tobacco company, will no longer let its employees smoke in most places at work starting next year.

Islet cell transplantation

Courtesy Dr. Andrew Posselt/UCSF

Cell transplant sees paralyzed man walk again

A ground-breaking cell transplant has allowed a paralyzed man to walk again, researchers announced Tuesday.

Bend hospital using new machine to fight illness

St. Charles uses new technology to battle the bug

It's that time of year again, for the sneezes and sniffles. And although most of us never know exactly which bug is making us feel bad, you can now feel good about a new test designed to do just that.

Whooping cough

Crook County confirms two pertussis cases

Crook County health officials have confirmed two cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough.

Bend misses water deadline

Bend fails to meet water treatment deadline

More than 21,000 city of Bend water customers are getting a notice of the city’s failure to meet an Oct. 1 state deadline, set and extended years ago, to treat its water for the parasite cryptosporidium. But the filtration plant is being built, and due online in early 2016.

Obama on the phone with Putin

Pete Souza/The White House

Obama calls, thanks Dallas hospital workers

President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked health care workers at the hospital in Dallas where a patient died of Ebola and two nurses became infected with the virus earlier this month.

Ron Klain

CNN

Day one for Ebola czar

The seasoned Democratic operative President Barack Obama tapped last week to head his administration's Ebola fight got to work on Wednesday, though Ron Klain's new job is expected to unfold out of public sight.

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