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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Doctor Infected With Ebola In Sierra Leone To Be Treated In U.S.

A surgeon who was infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will be flown to Omaha, Nebraska, for treatment this weekend, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has confirmed.

11/13/2014

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Officials: New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, officials have announced.

10/23/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Health: Doctor Discusses First Hand Account Of Treating Ebola Patients In West Africa With Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl

Thousands of doctors who know all about Ebola, an infectious disease, are meeting in Philadelphia. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie sits down with one doctor who just got back from Africa treating those sickened by the disease.

10/08/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Doctor Explains How Ebola Virus Is Contracted

Dr. Neil Fishman, infectious disease doctor at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, points out that Ebola is only contagious if the infected person is experiencing active symptoms.

10/03/2014

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Man Charged With Killing Caseworker Moved To Prison

The man accused of killing his caseworker and causing a Delaware County medical center to be put on lockdown is out of the hospital and in prison.

08/08/2014

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Officials ID Caseworker Killed In Medical Facility Shooting In Delaware County

A female employee was killed in a shooting at a Delaware County medical facility.

07/24/2014

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Health: New Trend Has People Instantly Seeing A Doctor In The Privacy Of Their Own Home

High-tech house calls. Sick, but can’t muster up the energy to leave the house to go see a doctor? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a new trend that has people instantly seeing a doctor in the privacy of their own home.

07/14/2014

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Trying To Develop More Primary Care Physicians

We all know there is a need to have more primary care physicians in the country and the challenge to develop more of them is on-going.

07/03/2014

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NovaCare Physician Says Embiid Sets Off “Major Red Flags”

NovaCare Physician, Dr. George Stollsteimer, is scared of Joel Embiid’s injury.

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Montgomery County Doctor Sentenced In Prescription Pill Case

Defense attorneys are asking for a new trial alleging prosecutors failed to reveal that their trial attorney was under investigation for drug dealing at the time of the trial.

06/05/2014

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Former UPenn Cancer Doctor Indicted By DOJ

The Department of Justice has charged a former University of Pennsylvania doctor with theft and fraud for allegedly misusing federal cancer research funds.

05/30/2014

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Local Doctor And Daughter Accused Of Growing And Selling Marijuana Out Of His Home

Dr. Paul Ezell and his 23-year-old daughter Victoria are facing drug charges after police seized marijuana plants and numerous items that consist of a growing and distributing operation.

04/23/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

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Cringe-worthy Study Reveals Stethoscopes May Be Covered In Bacteria

It seems obvious now that it’s mentioned, but you’ve probably never considered the germs that could be congregating on the most rudimentary of medical tools.

02/28/2014

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