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Sunday, Aug 10, 2014 at 10:54 PM EDT

Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Tom Frieden started his career as a public-health detective, fighting outbreaks of tuberculosis in New York and India while working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Epidemic Intelligence...

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014 at 02:18 PM EDT

25 Years Ago, Different Ebola Outbreak in Virginia

25 Years Ago, Different Ebola Outbreak in Virginia

Americans' introduction to the Ebola virus came 25 years ago in an office park near Washington Dulles International Airport, a covert crisis that captivated the public only years later when it formed the...

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014 at 08:38 AM EDT

Liberian President Apologizes for Ebola Deaths

Liberian President Apologizes for Ebola Deaths

The president of Liberia apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers fighting a deadly Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people West Africa, Reuters...

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 08:27 AM EDT
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By Nicolette Anderson

School Lunches Around the World

Photographers captured the lunch fare for students in several countries... See Full Gallery

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014 at 12:26 PM EDT

Ebola Researcher on Experimental Treatment: "I Would Take It Myself in a Heartbeat"

Ebola Researcher on Experimental Treatment: "I Would Take It Myself in a Heartbeat"

Southern California researchers examining the Ebola virus and how it works have helped develop an experimental medicine that is being used to treat two infected Americans. Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire told NBC 7...

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT

9 Questions You Should Ask About the Drug "Molly"

9 Questions You Should Ask About the Drug "Molly"

It's one of the most popular party drugs in circulation at the moment, but what exactly is Molly? Is it a new danger or old news? There's a lot of misinformation out there, so we talked to an expert to find out...

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 11:20 AM EDT

Tick in NY Can Trigger Allergy to Red Meat

Tick in NY Can Trigger Allergy to Red Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the U.S. are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick, and one allergist on...

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 05:36 PM EDT

CDC Chief Warns Against "False Hopes" on Ebola Drugs

CDC Chief Warns Against "False Hopes" on Ebola Drugs

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that the federal government is looking at experimental Ebola treatments but that even if testing goes well, scientists are "months or...

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 12:57 PM EDT

Tattoo Ink Causing Rash of Infections, FDA Warns

Tattoo Ink Causing Rash of Infections, FDA Warns

The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe. Last month, California company White and Blue Lion Inc. recalled...

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 11:21 AM EDT

Facebook Page Rallies for One Direction to Visit Cancer Patient, 6

Facebook Page Rallies for One Direction to Visit Cancer Patient, 6

A six-year-old cancer patient in Massachusetts hoped to go to a One Direction concert this month with her friends, but ended up back in the ICU and won't be able to go. Her mom posted a message on Facebook...

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