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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 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.

Ebola virus in black and white

Centers for Disease Control

Travelers from Ebola-affected countries to be monitored

President Obama is cautiously optimistic. Both Texas nurses are getting better. Texas Health Presbyterian admits fault. A hospitalized cameraman is Ebola-free. And the U.S. Ebola czar starts his new job.

With multiple developments underway, here's th...

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.

TB, tuberculosis

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This curable disease killed 1.5 million

Thousands have died in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and much of the global conversation has centered on the lack of an approved medication to treat the deadly disease. Yet in 2013, 1.5 million people died from another infectious disease that has a cure.

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Ferre' Dollar/CNN

That sweet drink may make you age faster

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may make certain cells in your body age faster, a new study suggests.

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