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Health News

Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

New Sierra Leone law makes it illegal to hide Ebola patients

Updated 00 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

Oregon sues Oracle over state's troubled Cover Oregon health insurance exchange website

Updated 01 minutes, 10 seconds ago

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

Obama offers new birth control fixes to religious nonprofits, some for-profits companies

Updated 04 minutes, 54 seconds ago

Fitbit: We don't sell personal data

Fitbit: We don't sell personal data to advertisers and never have

Updated 01 minutes, 12 seconds ago

CDC director to visit Ebola outbreak countries

CDC director to visit health officials, hospitals in West Africa nations hit by Ebola outbreak

Updated 04 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Ebola outbreak revives interest in 'The Hot Zone'

Ebola outbreak revives interest in Richard Preston's 1994 best-seller, 'The Hot Zone'

Updated 01 minutes, 18 seconds ago

Democrats reframe debate on health care

A vulnerable Democrat embracing health care law? Signs the issue losing its political punch

Updated 05 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Dentist at center of hepatitis scare cedes license

Dentist whose dirty clinics led to testing of thousands for HIV, hepatitis surrenders license

Updated 01 minutes, 21 seconds ago

American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

US Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers and aid for African countries fighting outbreak

Updated 05 minutes, 09 seconds ago

Ebola: Care and recovery of 2 American aid workers

Questions and answers about the care and recovery of 2 American Ebola patients

Updated 05 minutes, 15 seconds ago

Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

Study suggests where polio remains a threat, 2 kinds of vaccine protect children better than 1

Updated 01 minutes, 22 seconds ago

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

State Department bars high-ranking US diplomats from taking ice bucket challenge for charity

Updated 05 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Big Apple doctor-in-chief seeks community approach

No more nanny state? NYC doctor-in-chief seeks a more community-focused approach

Updated 05 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

Livestrong $50M gift to Texas cancer center largest ever, biggest splash since Armstrong exit

Updated 01 minutes, 25 seconds ago

4 Kochs took genes, money in different directions

Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions

Updated 08 minutes, 40 seconds ago

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may be a game changer for nonprofit world

Updated 33 minutes, 18 seconds ago

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 cases

Ebola outbreak widens in Nigeria; Liberia cases top 1,000; Experts fear "shadow zones"

Updated 1 hours, 00 minutes ago

Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

Back after cancer diagnosis, 'Showtime' star Michael Cooper leads Dream into WNBA playoffs

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:58pm EDT

Recalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs

Recalls this week include bean bag chairs, convertible cribs, children's water bottles

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:39pm EDT

Firefighters still in hospital after ice stunt

Fire chief: Firefighter hurt in ice bucket challenge suffered burns over 50 percent of body

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:57pm EDT

Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

Doctors say decision not to use untested Ebola drug on African doctor an 'impossible dilemma'

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:32am EDT

Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

Researchers are trying to identify the role of farms in algae linked to tainted drinking water

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:30am EDT

Jets all wet, accept Pats' Ice Bucket Challenge

Wet Jets end last practice in Cortland by getting doused as part of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:38pm EDT

Husband, wife turned to God when she got Ebola

Quarantined missionary says he hopes to be reunited soon with wife who contracted Ebola

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Drugmaker not ready to use Ebola drug in Africa

Canadian drugmaker Tekmira says not ready to make experimental Ebola drug available in Africa

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Panel urges 2nd pneumonia shot for older adults

Panel: People 65 and older should get a 2nd, different shot against pneumonia-causing bacteria

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:58pm EDT
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