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U.S. Centers for Disease Control(WASHINGTON) -- A government-owned jet equipped with a plastic isolation tent could evacuate Ebola-stricken Americans from the West African hot zone, health officials say.The portable tent, designed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Defense and the Phoenix Air Group, transforms [...]
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 8:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Weather reportedly kills 2,000 Americans every year. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 6% of weather-related deaths are from extreme situations like storms-- 63% of the victims die from cold exposure, while 31% die from heat. The old, the poor, people [...]
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 8:07:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
iStock/Thinkstock(PHEONIX) -- A passenger died aboard a US Airways flight from Honolulu to Phoenix. The victim, a woman in her 50's, suffered a medical emergency as flight 693 was decending. She reportedly became unconsious, and when the plane touched down in Phoenix, firefighters say she had no pulse and was declared dead. Her [...]
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 8:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

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