California Officials Issue Arrest Warrant for Tuberculosis Patient

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_09e9602c28.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) -- Officials in Santa Barbara, California, are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 24-year-old man who poses a "serious health risk" to the public. Law enforcement issued an arrest warrant for Agustin Zeferino, who has a contagious case of tuberculosis. Zeferino is a threat to those who come in close contact with him, officials said in a statement Friday.

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Why There's No Viral Fundraiser to Help Fight Ebola

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_463729d0fc.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- During the worst-ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a viral fundraiser has encouraged people to donate millions to combat another deadly yet rare disease. That disease is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gerhig’s disease. For Ebola there has been no massive influx of donations to help respond to the outbreak that has infected 2,615 and killed 1,427 in four West African countries.

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Ebola Outbreak Enters Sixth Month with No End in Sight

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_e2ebaa7893.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Though two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola, the outbreak continues to spread in West Africa with no end in sight. At last count, the virus had killed at least 1,427 people and sickened 1,188 more -- numbers thought to “vastly underestimate” the outbreak’s true toll, according to the World Health Organization.

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Toxic Tea Victim Continues to Improve

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_7ac7338711.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (SALT LAKE CITY) -- The Utah woman who burned her mouth and throat drinking iced tea made with a toxic cleaning agent is improving. Jan Harding, 67, is slowly recovering at a Utah hospital, now able to speak, less than two weeks after nearly dying from a simple sip of iced tea, unknowingly laced with toxic industrial cleaner.

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Walgreen's Prescription Database Back Up After Temporarily Glitch

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_2a42bf53e7.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) -- Walgreen's pharmacies nationwide were unable to fill prescriptions for part of the day Friday due to a technical problem. A spokesman says Walgreen's was performing a maintenance update of the prescription database when they encountered a technical problem. They were forced bring the retail pharmacy system offline, impacting all 8,200 pharmacies nationwide.

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