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Every Second Counts: New Ebola Report Predicts Huge Spike

Two new projections about the Ebola epidemic make dire predictions but also offer some hope.

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:08:00 GMT
New Ebola Estimates Predict Huge Spike Without Action

Two new projections about the Ebola epidemic predict a huge spike in cases in just a few weeks as many as 21,000 in just over a week.

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:38:32 GMT
The Power of Art in Hospital Patients' Recovery

Can a painting reduce pain or anxiety? Do patients with art in their environment heal faster? More and more hospitals think so.

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:12:45 GMT
Ebola Death Rate Even Worse Than Predicted, WHO Says

There could be 20,000 cases of Ebola infection by November with 70 percent of patients dying, WHO says in a new forecast for the West Africa epidemic.

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:55:11 GMT
Doctor Recovering From Ebola Got Experimental Drug

A medical missionary recovering from Ebola infection in Nebraska was given an experimental drug made by a Canadian company.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:40:09 GMT
Forget the NFL, What's Your Domestic Violence Policy?

In all likelihood, your boss does not know what to do about or is ducking the problem of domestic violence, bioethicist Art Caplan writes.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:09:36 GMT
Five Steps That Men Can Take to Avert Heart Attacks

Men who take just five healthy steps can reduce their odds of a heart attack by four-fifths, but just 1 percent of men do so voluntarily.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:49:53 GMT
How One Nurse Answered a Dying Mom's Prayer

When doctors told Tricia Somers that her cancer had spread, she turned to her nurse with an urgent question: "Can you raise my son if I die?"

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:39:48 GMT
New Ebola Drug OK'd for Emergency Use

The Food and Drug Administration has OK'd the emergency use of another experimental Ebola drug -- this one made by a Canadian company called Tekmira.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:06:37 GMT
New Ebola Drug Okayed for Emergency Use

The Food and Drug Administration has okayed the emergency use of another experimental Ebola drug this one made by a Canadian company called Tekmira.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:06:37 GMT
Officials Warn: Test Texas Newborns For Tuberculosis

Texas health officials warn parents of newborns born in Providence Memorial Hospital to test their babies for tuberculosis.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:55:47 GMT
Sierra Leone Wraps Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

Sierra Leone ends it's three day lockdown which was implemented to help isolate and treat Ebola victims.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:21:08 GMT
Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone

Health workers in Sierra Leone came under attack while trying to bury five Ebola victims, police said Saturday.

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:43:44 GMT
Three Found Guilty in Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Trial

A jury convicted three people Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls.

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:04:32 GMT
Violence Hotline Overwhelmed After Rice Video

When the video of Ray Rice punching his now-wife Janay in the face was leaked, the call volume to the National Domestic Violence Hotline was overwhelming.

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:54:32 GMT
Spank Debate: Parents Say Punishment Made Them Better

The Adrian Peterson case is prodding some Americans to ponder: If physical punishment from a parent is so damaging, why did it work on me?

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:18:46 GMT
Sierra Leone Begins Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

Thousands of health workers knocked on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday as a three-day lockdown began to fight the disease.

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:10:28 GMT
Angelina Effect: Jolie's Surgery Prompts Cancer Tests

Angelina Jolie's decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests.

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:34:44 GMT
Eight Killed in Attack on Ebola Team in Guinea

Eight people, including three journalists, were killed in an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in Guinea.

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:00:04 GMT
Feeling Crowded? World Population Set to Explode Even More

Think the world is crowded now? The population will probably hit 11 billion by 2100, according to new estimates.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:06:55 GMT
Do Something About Those Superbugs, Obama Orders

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Thursday telling his administration to hurry up and do something about drug-resistant bacteria.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:34:39 GMT
Most Kids Who Died From Flu Had Skipped Vaccine

Half of Americans are still failing to get vaccinated against influenza, even though it kills thousands every year, health experts said Thursday.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:10:14 GMT
Obamacare Enrollment Now 7.3 Million, U.S. Says

The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:35:48 GMT
Pregnant and Poor? Eating Healthy Just Got Harder

A recent warning about mercury levels in canned tuna has put poor moms-to-be in a bind.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:22:38 GMT
Air Force Airmen No Longer Have To Say 'So Help Me God'

The U.S. Air Force has changed ther enlistment oath policy.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:18:15 GMT
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