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- Google Working On Pill That Could Detect Cancer Cells Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient's bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.
- Terminally Ill Woman May Postpone Taking Her Life A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon's death-with-dignity law has released a new video, saying she's feeling better and might postpone the day she had planned to die.
- Study: Drinking Lots Of Milk Might Not Be Good For You We've long heard that drinking milk can help our bones and overall health. But a new study out Thursday morning says drinking lots of milk could actually be bad for you.
- Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.
- Paul Allen Giving At Least $100M To Ebola Fight Billionaire Paul Allen says he'll contribute at least $100 million to the fight against Ebola.
- Seattle Area Nurse Being Monitored For Ebola As many as ten people in the Seattle area and Connecticut, many of whom arrived recently from West Africa, are the latest in the United States being watched for Ebola symptoms.
- Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
- Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off We've heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it's harmful to our health. But that isn't keeping many Americans from drinking it.
- Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
- Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.
- WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
- When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many? It's the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?
- Study: Later Doctor's Visits Lead To More Prescriptions A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
- What Is The 'Perfect' Amount Of Sleep? It's the question we all want answered -- What is the "perfect" amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.
- Could Blood Types Be Linked With Patterns Of Disease? People may know their blood type, but they may not think about associated patterns of disease.