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Accompanied by beaming family members and amidst hugs and applause from the health care workers who treated her, nurse Amber Vinson departed a press conference at Emory University Hospital on Tuesday as the fourth patient successfully treated for Ebola virus infection here.

"As a nurse, and now as someone who has experienced what it's like to be cared for through a life-threatening illness, I am so appreciative and grateful for your exceptional skill, warmth and care," Vinson told the more than two dozen Emory University Hospital employees gathered behind her on the stage during the press conference.

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Fast Facts About Breast Cancer

* Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 women get breast cancer and more than 40,000 women die from the disease.
* Men also get breast cancer, but it is not very common. Each year in the United States, about 2,000 men get breast cancer and about 400 men die from the disease.
* Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old or older, but breast cancer also affects younger women. About 11% of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found in women younger than 45 years of age.
* Studies show that women with disabilities are less likely than women without disabilities to have received a mammogram during the past two years.

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At Emory, defining the link between primary and mental health care

Researchers have known since the late 1980s that people with a serious mental health disorder are generally sicker and die younger than those without such a disorder. The weak link between mental health care and primary or specialist care is one that Emory's Benjamin Druss and Silke von Esenwein have sought to better define. Both professors are part of the Center for Behavioral Health Policy Studies, founded in 2013 and housed at the Rollins School of Public Health.

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Latest updates from Woodruff Health Sciences Center.
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CDC-TVCDC-TV: The Immunization Baby Book
Following CDC's recommended immunization schedule gives you the power to protect your baby from 14 serious childhood diseases by age 2.

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