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Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 08:27 AM EDT

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

A rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana, putting a community on edge.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 06:36 PM EDT

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

One infected person likely started the Ebola outbreak that is devastating West Africa, a new genetic analysis suggests.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 01:27 PM EDT
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Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 05:30 AM EDT

1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of an Ebola vaccine, NBC News reported.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 08:59 AM EDT

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians say delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems,...

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 02:28 PM EDT

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

A California firm is recalling chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Clubs nationwide for possible listeria contamination. APPA Fine Foods is recalling more than 92,500 pounds of fully-cooked chicken...

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 02:35 PM EDT

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Organic supermarket giant Whole Foods has removed a version of its store-brand yogurt from shelves after lawsuits were filed in local courts over the dairy product's sugar content. A company spokesperson tells...

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...

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