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- Baltimore Volunteers Line Up In The Race To Find An Ebola Vaccine The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.
- Maryland Is Taking Precautions To Prevent Spread Of Ebola Gov. Martin O’Malley joined with some of the state's top health officials to talk about how Maryland is responding and preparing for any possible cases of the Ebola virus.
- President Obama Appoints Former Biden Chief Of Staff To Lead Ebola Response President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis, the White House said Friday.
- 1st Dallas Nurse In 'Fair, Stable' Condition In Md. Hospital Doctors said Friday morning that Pham was in "fair" condition and she is stable and resting at NIH.
- New Ebola Screening Procedures At Dulles Airport Take Effect New Ebola screening procedures go into effect at Washington's Dulles Airport and three other major airports.
- Dallas Nurse With Ebola Arrives At NIH For Treatment The first patient to contract Ebola on U.S. soil is now in Maryland. The 26-year-old nurse just arrived at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.
- Fight Against Ebola Goes High-Tech In Md. The fight against Ebola has gone high-tech. Baltimore has actually been ground zero to test new technology.
- Dallas Nurse Comes To Md. For Ebola Treatment The Texas nurse who first contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian national in Dallas has been flown to Maryland to receive treatment.
- Maryland Doctors Help Test Ebola Vaccine As the scramble continues to contain the Ebola virus in Texas, some Maryland doctors are playing a major role in testing a vaccine for the disease.
- Univ. Of Md. Builds Medical Center Offering Proton Therapy Cancer tumors doctors couldn't touch may soon become fair game.
- 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.
- Obama Juggles Campaign Duties With Ebola Response President Barack Obama's best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.