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  • Second American Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta for treatment

    Second American Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta for treatment
    A woman in Ohio and two men in New York City are among a handful of people in the United States who have been tested for Ebola this week as healthcare facilities go on high alert because of the deadly outbreak in West Africa. A second American aid...
  • Foreign Relations Council says Ebola outbreak is 'out of control'

    The deadly Ebola epidemic engulfing three West African countries is "out of control," health experts at the Council on Foreign Relations said Tuesday. The virus, which has claimed almost 900 lives since March, hasn't "ever been in control" since Ebola...
  • Michelle Barnes: My own infection is proof that someone can easily carry Ebola into U.S. / VIDEO

    I left Uganda on New Year's Eve 2007 after a two-week adventure vacation, passing through London, then Iowa, on my way home to Colorado. I had no idea I was traveling the world while infected with a deadly virus. The symptoms began enroute a headache, a...
  • U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade

    U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade
    Cases of diagnosed HIV in United States dropped 33% over the last decade, declining for nearly all demographic groups except young men who have sex with males ages 13 to 24 years, according to health officials. In a research letter published Tuesday...
  • There is something rarer than being killed by lightning, CDC says

    The lightning strikes that killed one person and injured at least seven others at Southern California’s Venice Beach this week were freak events. But when it comes to extreme weather, there’s something even more unusual than being killed by...
  • Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less

    Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less
    A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco, Food 4 Less, Foods Co. and Ralphs stores due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any...
  • After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?

    After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?
    Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all? Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre. Fifteen years...
  • Ebola crisis: CDC warns travelers to avoid deeply affected countries

    Ebola crisis: CDC warns travelers to avoid deeply affected countries
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday warned Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the continuing Ebola crisis in those countries. The CDC and the World Health Organization have...
  • Arthur L. Caplan: Why do two white Americans get Ebola serum while hundreds of Africans die?

    Arthur L. Caplan: Why do two white Americans get Ebola serum while hundreds of Africans die?
    What should happen if a massive viral outbreak appears out of nowhere and the only possible treatment is an untested drug? And who should receive it? The two American missionaries who contracted the almost-always-fatal virus in West Africa were given...
  • Hospital boot camp makes exercise fun for kids

    As soon as she heard the word "go," Ashley Jackson grabbed her orange dumbbells, lifted them above her head and then lowered them to her sides. To the sound of the pulsating music, she continued with the dumbbells until she heard Rickey Dickenson say...
  • Study finds 5 servings of produce is enough, but we're not eating it

    How many times will we have to be told? Apparently we haven’t reached the point when we’ll change our habits, but here goes again: Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables every day can help us live longer. That comes from researchers&...