Helpful Health Care Links: February 13, 2015

Girl SmokingOur helpful health care links focus on two hot topics in health care this week– Research findings on Ebola to prevent the spread of the disease and new findings related to the dangers of smoking. Both are worth your time. And, as always, if you ever come across a healthcare story that you think merits more attention, please send it our way!

Ebola Victims Still Infectious a Week After Death, Scientists Find

The findings by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases confirm the importance of handling the corpses carefully because victims are potentially infectious for up to a week post-mortem.

Smoking’s Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

A study in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine points to more than a dozen more diseases that apparently add to the tobacco death toll.

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