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Health News

Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola, underscoring W Africa outbreak is not under control

Updated 10 minutes, 34 seconds ago

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

With Ebola in mind, US campuses plan to screen students arriving from West Africa

Updated 18 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Experimental Ebola drug healed all infected monkeys in a study; human tests await fresh supply

Updated 24 minutes, 06 seconds ago

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

Lawsuit seeks to compel soccer leaders to change safety rules with aim of reducing concussions

Updated 26 minutes, 54 seconds ago

Former deputy charged in double homicide

Former deputy charged with killing wife, sister-in-law in Wisconsin

Updated 47 minutes, 53 seconds ago

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

Beware of giant snails! USDA seizes more than 1,200 African snails that eat buildings, crops

Updated 1 hours, 04 minutes ago

OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

Study: Rub-a-dub-dub, no matter how much you scrub, your home is covered in your unique germs

Updated 1 hours, 30 minutes ago

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

By mapping Ebola's deadly genetic details, scientists seek answers to what makes it tick

Updated 1 hours, 30 minutes ago

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

Feds: US testing of Ebola vaccine for safety to start next week with 20 healthy patients

Updated 1 hours, 30 minutes ago

Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

Tripping on treadmills? Scientists make seniors slip in lab to see if it can stop future falls

Updated 1 hours, 30 minutes ago

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care may surpass office-based treatment for some patients: Study

Updated 1 hours, 30 minutes ago

Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

Poll: Nearly half of parents uncomfortable with their children playing football

Friday - 08/29/2014, 10:22am EDT

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

UN health agency: Ebola is accelerating in West Africa and could sicken as many as 20,000

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:29am EDT

Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

Study finds when people move, their bacterial fingerprints rapidly take over their new homes

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

Japanese lab still trying to replicate discredited stem cell breakthrough, shakeup underway

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

3 moves health insurers can still make to help steer sick patients away from their plans

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

HIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium

Porn industry group calls for production moratorium after performer tests positive for HIV

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:40pm EDT

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

UN health agency says e-cigarettes must be regulated, sales to minors banned

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:12pm EDT

SEC: Commissioner recovering from back surgery

SEC: Commissioner Mike Slive recovering from back surgery; watching games from home

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

US judge asks 2 sides in Louisiana abortion law controversy for interim agreement

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:10pm EDT

AstraZeneca says DOJ closes probe into drug trial

AstraZeneca: US Department of Justice closes blood thinner investigation

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:49pm EDT

GameStop CEO treated for cancerous brain tumor

GameStop CEO Paul Raines treated for cancerous brain tumor; company expects him to stay in job

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Denmark links new listeria death to tainted meat

Denmark's investigation links new death to tainted meat

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:40am EDT

Michigan girl mauled by raccoon finishes surgeries

Western Michigan girl mauled by raccoon as baby celebrates end of 2 years' worth of surgeries

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:26am EDT

McDonald's confronts its junk food image

McDonald's confronts its junk food image as sales flag

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:26am EDT

West Nile detected in mosquitoes in Norfolk

West Nile virus detected in 2 mosquito pools in Norfolk

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 08:30am EDT

Growing unrest sets back Liberia's Ebola fight

As Ebola deaths mount, health workers must overcome growing unrest, panic in Liberia

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:32am EDT

Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:32am EDT

Military offers medical services in western Md.

Military training event provides free medical, dental services in western Md.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18am EDT

Obama takes in dinner at home of nutrition adviser

Obama attends dinner at home of nutrition policy adviser

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:40am EDT

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

Officials at California slaughterhouse behind massive beef recall indicted on criminal charges

Monday - 08/18/2014, 09:04pm EDT

Fan suffers heart attack during 49ers game, dies

Fan who suffered a heart attack during 49ers' first game at Levi's Stadium dies

Monday - 08/18/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Red panda dies after brain disorder at Smithsonian

Red panda that lived at National Zoo dies after recent brain disorder at Smithsonian facility

Monday - 08/18/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Study charts health risks of Md. gas drilling

University of Md. study categorizes public health risks of shale gas drilling in western Md.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Florida freshman Holley to miss year after surgery

Florida freshman DT Thomas Holley to miss season following hip surgery

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:40pm EDT

In Gaza, emotional wounds of war remain unhealed

Emotional wounds of Gaza war remain unhealed as hundreds of thousands likely need counseling

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:34pm EDT

Camps take cystic fibrosis patients surfing

Cystic fibrosis patients breathe easy with surfing, organizations teach them how

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Neymar nominates Zuniga in ice bucket challenge

Neymar's bucket list: Brazilian urges player who broke his back at World Cup to take challenge

Monday - 08/18/2014, 01:00pm EDT
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