Tuesday, September 02 2014

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Health News Articles for Tuesday, September 02 2014
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WHO says Senegal Ebola case a 'top priority emergency'

The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar.

US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor

Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.

Beyond the dollar menu: Fast food diners value quality over price

Fast food customers increasingly demand that food be better tasting, healthier, and sustainable, which is changing the landscape of the fast food industry.

Low carb diets more than low fat ones may help protect against heart disease.

Reducing carbs may be better for your heart than reducing fat