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Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 07:37 AM EDT

WHO: Ebola Death Rate 70 Percent, 20K Cases Expected

WHO: Ebola Death Rate 70 Percent, 20K Cases Expected

The World Health Organization says researchers expect 20,000 cases of Ebola by November, and that 70 percent of patients are dying, The Associated Press reported. That's a big increase over the...

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:45 PM EDT

Sierra Leone Wraps 3-Day Ebola Lockdown

Sierra Leone Wraps 3-Day Ebola Lockdown

A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone aimed at controlling the world's worst Ebola epidemic concluded on Sunday, with authorities claiming the controversial operation identified dozens of new infections...

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 at 08:39 PM EDT

Testicular Cancer Survivor Pushes Giant Ball Across U.S. to Raise Awareness

Testicular Cancer Survivor Pushes Giant Ball Across U.S. to Raise Awareness

A survivor of testicular cancer is pushing a giant, 6-foot-high inflatable ball across the country to raise awareness about the disease, which is the most common cancer for men between the ages of 15 and...

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 04:36 PM EDT

3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

A federal jury on Friday found the owner of a peanut plant and two workers at the plant guilty in connection with a salmonella outbreak that led to one of the largest food recalls in

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 02:01 AM EDT

Doctor Infected With Ebola Expected to Make Full Recovery

Doctor Infected With Ebola Expected to Make Full Recovery

Dr. Rick Sacra, the Massachusetts aid worker who contracted Ebola in West Africa, is now expected to make a full recovery, according to the doctors treating him at the Nebraska Medical Center in

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 09:44 AM EDT

CDC Confirms Case of Enterovirus in Connecticut

CDC Confirms Case of Enterovirus in Connecticut

A mysterious respiratory illness that has hospitalized children in several states has surfaced in Connecticut, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed. Doctors at Yale-New Haven...

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 06:15 PM EDT

Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes

Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes

New study suggests artificial sweeteners like Sweet 'N Low, Splenda and NutraSweet may hamper the way some people's bodies handle sugar and could promote diabetes.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 03:50 PM EDT

Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials

Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials

Officials Wednesday confirmed cases of enterovirus EV-D68 in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut as the unusual and potentially severe respiratory illness continues to sweep across the U.S.

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 07:03 PM EDT

American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

A study by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that while the body mass index of Americans is stable, adult waistlines are on the up.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 05:34 PM EDT

Enterovirus Reported in NY Children: Health Officials

Enterovirus Reported in NY Children: Health Officials

New York is the latest state to confirm cases of a severe respiratory illness among children.

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