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Mount Sinai Health Systems demonstrates the proper technique for donning and removing protective gear during an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.  (Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

New Federal Guidelines For Those At Highest Risk Of Contracting Ebola Conflict With State-Issued Rules

U.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms.

10/27/2014

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Best Advice Books For The Recent Grad

Finding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed in with life lessons they can learn from, with these books from our sister company Simon & Schuster.

05/29/2014

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/30/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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4 Holiday Health Tips

The holidays are a time to celebrate and feast, which can often take a toll on our waistlines. Here are a few pointers to keep that daunting pound at bay…

11/21/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Scanning Software Making Tech Savvy Resumes A Necessity

Job seeker Mary Hurt said she sent out her resume numerous times only to never hear from a company. Almost 90 percent of top companies are using a resume tracking systems to scan for keywords. According to career counselor Eileen Williams, there are a few ways job applicants can make it through the scanning machine.

06/13/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Call 211 For Free Financial Advice Tuesday

CBS 5 ConsumerWatch is teaming up with the United Way of the Bay Area to sponsor the 211 Financial Advice Line, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12th.

06/12/2012

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A Few Things Every Dad Should Know

Being a dad isn’t easy. For all you new dads and dads-to-be, here is some essential knowledge to get you started.

06/07/2012

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