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Kaci Hickox

WMTW

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse

A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.

District Court Chief Judg...

Smog masks, China

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Unmasking a new trend: Stylish smog masks

High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution levels soared in Beijing on Tuesday, models at China Fashion Week walked the runway wearing designer respiratory face masks.

Arizona triplets brain surgery

KPHO

Ariz. triplets await brain surgery

For most toddlers play time takes up much of the day. But since birth triplets Izabelle, Edith and Adlette Ramirez have come accustomed to a much busier schedule.

Bentley, Nina Pham's dog

City of Dallas

Nurse Nina Pham to meet her beloved dog

When Dallas nurse Nina Pham left hospital after treatment for Ebola last week, all she wanted to do was hug her dog. She'll get a chance to do that Saturday, when she's reunited with Bentley, her beloved King Charles Spaniel.

Kaci Hickox goes on bike ride

CNN

Maine: No deal with nurse in Ebola dispute

In the tense standoff between a Maine nurse and state officials, it was a surreal scene.

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, went on a bike ride with her boyfriend Thursday -- fo...

Woman sleep, sleeping

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Chronic fatigue syndrome is real, study says

People with chronic fatigue syndrome are exhausted, no matter how much rest they get, for more than six months at a time.

Clif Bar CEO Kevin Cleary

Clif Bar and Company

Clif Bar pays workers to exercise 2.5 hours a week

Would you work out more if your company paid you to do it? One firm in California does just that.

Kaci Hickox

Nurse refuses Ebola quarantine

Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

Ebola Guinea docs

From Doctors Without Borders

Ebola: Patient zero was a toddler in Guinea

Before the virus ravaged West Africa, before the deaths soared into the thousands, before the outbreak triggered global fears, Ebola struck a toddler named Emile Ouamouno.

Virtually no one knew the 2-year-old by name. Now the world knows him as patie...

Ashoko Mukpo

Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center

Mukpo: Ebola 'more intense than anything'

Ashoka Mukpo had seen the horrible things Ebola can do.

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