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Health News

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

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

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:34am EDT

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

Monday - 09/01/2014, 07:52am EDT

Israel's 'The Farewell Party' finds humor in death

Israeli directors impress at Venice, finding funny side of euthanasia in 'The Farewell Party'

Monday - 09/01/2014, 07:34am EDT

19 new dengue cases in Japan, linked to Tokyo park

Japan reports 19 new cases of dengue, mostly linked to popular park in Tokyo

Monday - 09/01/2014, 06:56am EDT

WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

WHO says equipment needed to contain Ebola in Senegal, calling case 'a top priority emergency'

Monday - 09/01/2014, 05:58am EDT

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

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 01:26pm EDT

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

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 01:26pm EDT

Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

First-of-a-kind Novartis heart failure drug saves lives, cuts hospitalizations in big study

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 03:12am EDT

Boy who won ESPY for TD run now in cancer trial

Boy who received national acclaim for TD in 2013 Nebraska game now in children's cancer trial

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Missing British boy with tumor found in Spain

Missing 5-year-old British boy with brain tumor found in Spain

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 06:18pm EDT

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

Liberian Ebola survivor calls for more experimental drug to be sent to Africa; blockade lifted

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:58pm EDT

1st case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland

Health officials confirm 1st case of West Nile virus in Maryland this year

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

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

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:20pm EDT

12 Maryland students show signs of whooping cough

Montgomery County officials say 12 students at 4 schools have shown signs of whooping cough

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

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

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:24am EDT

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

Environmental Protection Agency staff says smog rules should be up to 20 percent stronger

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:10am EDT

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

Liberia to lift cordon around slum neighborhood sealed off to stop Ebola's spread

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:36am EDT

Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case

Jury finds Mississippi woman guilty of murder in illicit silicone buttocks injection

Friday - 08/29/2014, 11:00pm EDT

HIV case proves false; porn moratorium called off

Porn group calls off production moratorium after performer's HIV test proves false positive

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

Hundreds line up for rice, water in Liberian slum sealed off to stop spread of Ebola

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:48am EDT

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

Pryor explains 'Obamacare' vote in new advertisement that highlights his fight against cancer

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:47am EDT

Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

NCAA teams test a new football helmet in a quest to prevent concussions, but does it work?

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 11:52pm EDT

Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems

Disabilities in kids rise, especially developmental, mental woes in those in wealthy families

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Health officials warn against using unapproved med

Health officials warn against using unapproved medication for children

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Ex-Nevada lawmaker taking plea deal in Vegas cases

Ex-Nevada assemblyman to plead guilty in 2 Vegas cases in bid for freedom, mental health care

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Ex-Virginia governor talks about troubled marriage

Former Virginia governor testifies he tried to save marriage in 2011: 'You are my soulmate'

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

Ohio diocese discourages ALS Association ice bucket challenge, cites embryonic stem cell funds

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Reactions in Asia to instant noodle study

Reactions from around Asia to study linking instant noodles to health hazards

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:14pm EDT

Cadavers, a teen, and a med school dream

Indiana teen works on cadavers at medical school; hopes to become a doctor some day

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:33pm EDT

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills

HEALTHBEAT: Scans show kids' brains reorganize when learning math, suggests practicing skills

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:22pm EDT
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