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|Americans eating less trans fat, but still too much, study says|
Between 1980 and 2009, Americans’ consumption of trans fat dropped by about a third and intake of saturated fats declined as well, but both are still more common in daily diets than the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends, according to a new study.
|Hospital patients rarely wash their hands, may spread disease|
Although healthcare workers are urged to wash their hands often and hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere in hospitals, patients are less scrupulous and may be contributing to the spread of hospital-acquired infections, say Canadian researchers.
|Ebola survivors in Liberia are symbols of hope and help|
Ebola survivors in Liberia are quickly becoming an important part of the fight against the deadly virus that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa since being detected in the region in March.
|Texas hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks|
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|Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola, poll finds|
Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
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