| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:50 PM
An American doctor who was exposed to Ebola while volunteering to treat patients with the virus in Sierra Leone was admitted to the National Institute of Health in Bethesda on Sunday, the institute said.
The patient will be treated at the NIH Clinical...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A man who was admitted to the National Institute of Health in Bethesda last week after being exposed to Ebola was released Tuesday, after his symptoms were determined not to be related to the virus, the NIH said.
The patient was identified only as an...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:14 PM
An American who was exposed to the Ebola virus in West Africa and taken to a National Institutes of Health clinic in Maryland was sent home Tuesday, the agency announced.
He is to stay at home and check his temperature twice a day until a 21-day...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A great deal of biology research isn’t visible to the naked eye. But that doesn’t mean it’s not beautiful.
Don’t agree? Check out the winners of this year’s BioArt competition.
BioArt is an annual contest run by the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:26 PM
As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. They have since recovered.
But colleagues of a doctor in Sierra...
| Sep 5, 2014
We often hear health care discussed in terms of big numbers — millions and billions. Take diabetes, for example. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 26 million Americans have diabetes and its treatment and impact...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For many people, Facebook is a place for sharing vacation photos, posting vents about daily annoyances or staying connected with old friends.
For Donya McCoy, the site became a place to post a plea to help save the life of her 3-year-old daughter,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Supporters of scleroderma patients packed the house and helped raise more than $153,000 at the recent Laugh Out Loud for Scleroderma benefit for the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation.
The event, staged at the Seminole Hard Rock...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
To improve your odds of a high-quality marriage, try not to have too many sexual partners before you meet “the one.” And when you do find him or her, consider inviting at least 150 people to your wedding.
That’s just some of the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Ratings for Syfy's 'Sharknado 2: The Second One' haven't come in, but the movie is already a hit in one sphere. It quickly shot to number one on Twitter trending, with everyone getting in on the action of the sequel to the unlikely smash hit from...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Auguste is 3 years old, a charmer with big blue eyes, long lashes and a playful smile. He's wearing a T-shirt that says "Make some noise" and fiddling with his Etch A Sketch in a hospital exam room.
But when a doctor reaches toward his temple, he...