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Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 07:01 AM EDT

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality of a quarantine, spoke outside of her Maine home after health officials announced they are...

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 09:44 AM EDT

Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

A Beverly Hills mom has started a crowdfunding website, Canna-dabba-do, in hopes to help bring medical marijuana to the masses. Cheryl Shuman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007, Shuman was given just...

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 10:55 AM EDT

More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

Food may be contaminated with Staphylococcal bacteria, which may cause stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 07:02 PM EDT

Fevered Boy, 5, Tests Negative for Ebola: Officials

Fevered Boy, 5, Tests Negative for Ebola: Officials

A 5-year-old Bronx boy is being tested for Ebola after developing a fever following a trip to West Africa, health officials and law enforcement sources said.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 05:17 PM EDT

Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The Rhode Island Department of Health says on Friday that Rome...

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 12:03 AM EDT

"Miracle Oil" Heals Texas Girl of Chronic Seizures

"Miracle Oil" Heals Texas Girl of Chronic Seizures

A North Texas family is touting a "miracle oil" and praising researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas for healing their little girl, who was having chronic seizures. Chloe Olivarez, 6-years-old...

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:32 PM EDT

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they should instead be treated at specialized care centers — a break with past federal assertions that nearly any...

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 02:06 AM EDT

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but those facilities are not the only ones on the front lines against Ebola.

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 09:08 AM EDT

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

A national frenzy over the Ebola virus has led to school closings, congressional hearings and the quarantining of those who may have been exposed; but experts say politicians and the media are stoking fear of a...

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 09:31 AM EDT

Is Artificial Turf Safe? Ex-Soccer Players Have Doubts

Is Artificial Turf Safe? Ex-Soccer Players Have Doubts

From high schools to multi-million-dollar sports complexes, artificial turf soccer fields are everywhere in the United States. But the health effects of "crumb rubber," a main ingredient in the turf, have not...

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