Fight against Ebola isn't over; smoking-related diseases underestimated;

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> While the United States is withdrawing almost all its troops from West Africa, President Barack Obama said the country must continue to fight Ebola, according to the New York Times. Article

> A San Francisco Superior Court case seeks to exempt doctors from a California ban on assisted suicide, the Washington Post reported. Article

> The number of deaths caused by smoking could be significantly underestimated, due to lack of smoking-attributable diseases, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Study

> Ten California hospitals were fined a total of $700,000 by state health inspectors, due to deficiencies and medical errors, the Los Angeles Daily News reported. Article

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> The Obama administration is terminating Affordable Care Act coverage for some 200,000 individuals who have not proved they are legally living in the United States. Article

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> Presence Covenant Medical Center in Illinois found remote monitoring can help prevent patient falls in the hospital. Article

And Finally…Outlawing yoga pants. Article

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