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US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

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Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. More>>

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak... More>>

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

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If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring. More>>

Health Plus: Parkinson's Disease Video included

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Terry Hertges was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease six years ago. Hertges said when the diagnosis came, she remembers feeling lost, and scared. More>>

US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

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A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse. More>>

Parents: Still can't get medical marijuana for epileptic kids

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Speakers at an administrative hearing say they're frustrated at the difficulty in obtaining a marijuana extract despite Iowa's new law. More>>

New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

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The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. More>>

American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

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Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after... More>>

Health Plus: Kids and Sports Video included

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Parents - picture this: there are ten seconds left in your son's football game. The quarterback passes to your son, he catches the ball, but then fumbles in a tackle. Your son's team ends up losing the game. In a hypothetical situation as such, how would you respond? More>>

Health Plus: Iowa Child Care Video included

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In a national survey measuring the trends among children's well-being, the state of Iowa rank's as number one for health.
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Davenport facility gets $250,000 Affordable Care Act funding

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On Thursday, the Health and Human Services Department awarded $250,000 in Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding to a health facility in Iowa. More>>

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    Scott Pharmacy, Inc. is a privately owned and operated business that has served the residents of Fayette County for more than 30 years. We are loyal to our patients.
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    Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, P.C. represents more than 60 providers in 20+ medical fields. By working together, the professional providers of Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, P.C. have focused our delivery
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