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Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:54 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...

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.

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...

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 10:23 PM EDT

NIH Scientists Closer Than Ever to Ebola Vaccine

NIH Scientists Closer Than Ever to Ebola Vaccine

National Institutes of Health scientists have been working for more than a decade on an Ebola vaccine. As the latest outbreak continues to grow, so does the pressure to create a vaccine to prevent a disease that...

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 08:24 PM EDT

"Gross" or "Magical": Families Burn Umbilical Cords

"Gross" or "Magical": Families Burn Umbilical Cords

Cord burning has been practiced by various cultures for many years, but it's becoming more popular in the states, with families saying that burning a baby's umbilical cord, instead of having a doctor cut...

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 02:14 AM EDT

Sick Patient in NYC Hospital Does Not Have Ebola: CDC

Sick Patient in NYC Hospital Does Not Have Ebola: CDC

The man who went to the Mount Sinai Hospital emergency room Monday with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms after recently traveling to a West African country where cases of Ebola have been reported does...

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