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  • Ebola patient comes to NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda

    Ebola patient comes to NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda
    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...
  • Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital

    Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital
    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...
  • Ebola-exposed patient is released from Maryland clinic after 9 days

    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...
  • The art of biology, seen through the eyes of scientists

    The art of biology, seen through the eyes of scientists
    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...
  • Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions

    Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions
    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...
  • Jill Sumfest: Special Needs Plans offer help for seniors with diabetes

    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...
  • Bethlehem firefighter Mike Thompson comes to rescue by donating portion of his liver

    Bethlehem firefighter Mike Thompson comes to rescue by donating portion of his liver
    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,...
  • Comedy event helps a serious cause

    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...
  • Study: To boost your odds of a successful marriage, have a big wedding

    Study: To boost your odds of a successful marriage, have a big wedding
    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...
  • Sharknado 2: The Second One scores with outrageous Twitter reactions

    Sharknado 2: The Second One scores with outrageous Twitter reactions
    Ratings for Syfy's 'œSharknado 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...
  • For a 3-year-old boy, a risky operation may mean a chance to hear

    For a 3-year-old boy, a risky operation may mean a chance to hear
    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...