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Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 05:32 PM EDT

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for the virus. State and federal officials earlier in the week said they will not divulge which...

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT

SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video

SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video

A Southern California man shares in a new YouTube video about a family history of ALS and how he was diagnosed with the debilitating disease earlier this year at age 26. The video, which has more than 4 million...

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 07:16 PM EDT

Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment in a special isolation unit. Dr. Kent Brantly was released from an Atlanta hospital...

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 06:23 PM EDT

What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

The two U.S. Ebola patients left an Atlanta hospital on Thursday infection free, after becoming the first human beings to receive an experimental drug called Zmapp.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 11:55 PM EDT

"Thrilled to Be Alive": U.S. Doctor Beats Ebola

"Thrilled to Be Alive": U.S. Doctor Beats Ebola

The American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while serving as a missionary in Africa said he is "thrilled to be alive" as he was released from a Georgia hospital

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 08:09 PM EDT

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Doubles

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Doubles

The number of people who traveled to Switzerland for a voluntary assisted death doubled between 2008 and 2012, researchers reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 04:20 PM EDT

Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Researchers in the fight against Ebola are hopeful after an experimental drug cured monkeys infected with the Marburg virus — a close relative of Ebola — even after they began showing symptoms, NBC...

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 04:04 PM EDT

Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being voluntarily recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. There have been reports of four illnesses that may...

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 03:32 AM EDT

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Residents of a large slum looted an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia's capital on Saturday, raising fears that stolen items, which are likely infected with the virus, will spread Ebola throughout the city,...

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 at 12:54 PM EDT

Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberian authorities opened a second Ebola treatment center in the country's capital after the first became overwhelmed by patients, Assistant Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah said.

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