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Cincinnati Children's Hiring 200 Nurses, Therapists

Expansions at Cincinnati Children's Liberty Campus will create jobs for registered nurses, medical assistants, advance practice nurses and therapists.

Cincinnati Hospital, Krogers Hiring in Ohio

There were two pieces of need-to-know job news within the last week for Cincinnati-area job seekers.

Insured in U.S. Still Struggle With Medical Bills

Overall, 1 in 4 privately insured U.S. adults say they don't have much confidence in their ability to pay for a major, unexpected medical expense.

CDC Blames Breach in Protocol for Dallas Ebola Case

The director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said Sunday that the agency "is deeply concerned" to learn that "a breach in protocol" at a Dallas hospital resulted in a health-care worker becoming infected with the Ebola virus.

Kmart Registers Hacked, Credit Card Information Stolen

Sears Holdings Corporation, which owns Kmart, has announced Kmart store cash registers have been infected with malware for about a month and credit and debit card information was stolen.

Drinking Coffee Daily May Improve Liver Health

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute say people who drink coffee every day are doing well by their livers, improving the organ's function and potentially staving off disease.

Lung Cancers Can Remain Dormant for 20 Years, Says Study

Some lung cancers can remain dormant for as long as 20 years before turning aggressive and quickly metastasizing. Researchers learned as much after studying tumor growth in seven lung cancer patients, including smokers, ex-smokers and a patient who had never smoked.

New $3.7B Gas Line Proposed for Ala., Ga., Fla.

A proposal to build a $3.7 billion pipeline carrying natural gas from Alabama into Florida is raising protests from Georgia landowners.

Terrible Stocks Week Comes to a Merciful End

U.S. stocks closed out a turbulent week with another loss, giving the market its worst week since May 2012.

Dallas Ebola Patient's Fever Hit 103 During Initial Visit

Despite telling a nurse that he had recently been in Africa and displaying symptoms that could indicate Ebola, Thomas Eric Duncan underwent a battery of tests and was sent home.

Once-a-day Hepatitis C Pill Carries Hefty Price Tag

Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C without the grueling pill-and-injection cocktail long used to treat the virus.

How's That 'Good Karma' Working Out for You?

Keeping quiet will give you "superpowers" that will translate into employer trust and other "good karma" that will eventually come back around to your purse. Or maybe not.

Wealthy Nations Called on to Fund Global Recovery

Advocates of a global infrastructure are pushing a call for wealthy nations to put the unemployed to work while paving the way for stronger economic growth in the future.

U.S. Import Price Index Continued Decline in September

With fuel prices showing another substantial decrease, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing a continued decline in U.S. import prices in September.

Malala's Journey to the Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai celebrated her Nobel Peace Prize where she always wished to be: in school.

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