Wednesday, October 01 2014

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Health News Articles for Wednesday, October 01 2014
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White House Urges Calm After First Confirmed U.S. Ebola Case

Within minutes of confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the first confirmed case of Ebola on U.S. soil, the White House communications operation sprang into overdrive. Their message: don’t panic.

After-school exercise may improve thinking skills, fitness

Children who participated in a physical activity program after school did better on thinking tasks than kids who didn't take part in the program, according to a new study.

How often does enterovirus D68 cause paralysis?

Several children in Denver have developed limb weakness or paralysis after contracting respiratory illness, and four of the children have tested positive for enterovirus D68, the virus that has now sickened more than 400 people in 40 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.