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CDC needs better Ebola protocols, Cornell professor warns

After two health care workers in Texas contracted Ebola, hospitals nationwide are looking to get their hands on Hazmat suits and protective gear.

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Ithaca doctor talks Ebola preparations, risk for spread of virus

Infectious disease specialist at Cayuga Medical Center says risk is still low.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose  about his new book and the state's response to the Ebola threat

Cuomo on Ebola: It’s a question of having right protocols in place

Cuomo talked about concerns regarding Ebola virus during interview Tuesday on CBS

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WHCU Health Report: Could brushing your teeth cure your allergies?

Could the simple act of brushing your teeth help cure your allergies?

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Health Report: Cornell researcher looks at enzyme linked to cancer

There’s new research out on an enzyme linked to the development of skin cancer in mice.

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Health Report: Local health officials urge residents to get flu vaccination

The government is urging people to get their flu vaccination, after last year’s harsh winter hospitalized a high number of young and middle-aged adults with influenza.

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