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Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says November 25, 2014

U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care

Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds November 21, 2014

Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers

FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller November 20, 2014

Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

U.S. Proposes Greater Public Access to Data From Clinical Trials November 20, 2014

New rules would require even failed trials to publish summary of results

Bedbugs Could Be Potential New Source of Tropical Disease in U.S. November 17, 2014

Deadly Chagas disease is now affecting Americans, experts warn

Doctor With Ebola Dies at Nebraska Hospital November 17, 2014

He became infected in West Africa, epicenter of the outbreak

Doctor With Ebola Arrives in U.S. for Treatment November 16, 2014

He became infected in West Africa; will be cared for at specialized Nebraska hospital

Doctor With Ebola Coming to U.S. for Treatment November 14, 2014

He became infected in West Africa; to arrive at specialized Nebraska hospital on Saturday

Gene Analysis May Help Spot Ebola-Like Illnesses Before Symptoms Appear November 13, 2014

Preliminary research on hemorrhagic fever viruses uncovers early signs of infection

Improper Contact Lens Use Causes Millions of Eye Infections: CDC November 13, 2014

Proper lens hygiene can prevent most cases of keratitis, experts say

Many Dialysis Patients Ill-Prepared for Emergencies, Study Says November 13, 2014

Backup plan should include alternate treatment site

Trials of Experimental Ebola Therapies to Begin November 13, 2014

They include antiviral drugs and blood plasma transfusions, health officials say

Scientists Find Signs of Toxic Flame Retardants in Americans November 12, 2014

One type has never been detected before, the other is a surprise because it was phased out of kids' pajamas

With Western Medicine, Ebola May Have Met Its Match November 12, 2014

Hospitals in the U.S. have resources unavailable to medical workers in epidemic-ravaged West Africa

Protect Yourself in Icy Temperatures, Heavy Snow November 12, 2014

Winter's dangers can be avoided with simple precautions, experts say

Last U.S. Ebola Patient Leaves NYC Hospital 'Healthy, No Longer Infectious' November 11, 2014

Dr. Craig Spencer spent 19 days under treatment after contracting illness in Guinea

NYC Doctor Now Ebola-Free, May Be Discharged Tuesday From Hospital November 11, 2014

Dr. Craig Spencer spent 19 days under treatment after contracting illness in Guinea

Dallas to End Monitoring for Ebola Infections November 07, 2014

CDC spends $2.7 million on hospital kits for health care workers

Americans' Fears of Ebola May Be Fading, Poll Finds November 07, 2014

New HealthDay/Harris Poll reveals some easing of anxiety, although misconceptions remain

NYC Ebola Patient Passing Time in Isolation Playing Banjo: Reports November 06, 2014

Officials expect doctor, who became infected while working in West Africa, will be released soon

'Kissing Bug' Now Spreading Tropical Disease in U.S. November 04, 2014

Cases of Chagas disease in Texas may be underestimated, researchers say

Poor Quality Housing Tied to Higher Asthma Rates Among Kids November 04, 2014

As number of cockroach, mold infestations rose, so did hospitalizations for respiratory attacks, study found

MIT Researchers Develop Safer 'Button' Battery November 03, 2014

New technology promising in animal trial; might prevent serious injuries in kids

Inhaled Ebola Vaccine Protects Monkeys November 03, 2014

Needle-free version would be easier to use in West Africa, experts say, and human trials are next step

NYC Doctor With Ebola Shows Signs of Improvement November 03, 2014

Condition upgraded to stable, from serious but stable, hospital says

Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S. October 30, 2014

Award amounts also declining, study finds

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma October 30, 2014

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say October 30, 2014

Hygienic burial practices are crucial

World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak October 30, 2014

It's hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO October 29, 2014

But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

Second Dallas Nurse With Ebola Released From Hospital October 28, 2014

Head of World Bank urges thousands of medical professionals to travel to West Africa to fight outbreak

CDC Clarifies Treatment Policies for Ebola Workers October 28, 2014

Move is designed to have uniform procedures across the U.S., but states aren't obligated to follow them

N.Y., N.J. Ease Ebola Quarantines October 27, 2014

Health care workers returning from West Africa can now spend confinement at home

White House Presses N.Y., N.J. to Rethink Ebola Quarantines October 26, 2014

Move follows diagnosis of New York City doctor, but many health experts say quarantine is counterproductive

New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts October 25, 2014

Move follows diagnosis of a New York City doctor, but many experts say rule is excessive

Few U.S. Hospitals Ready to Handle Ebola, Survey Finds October 24, 2014

Many don't have enough staff, training or equipment to control often deadly virus, experts say

Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola October 24, 2014

She expressed thanks to those who helped treat her, and then met with President Obama at the White House

New York City Ebola Patient in Stable Condition October 24, 2014

Three contacts of Dr. Craig Spencer are in isolation; NYC mayor is urging calm

Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed October 24, 2014

Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say October 23, 2014

No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs

All People Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked October 23, 2014

Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period

Where Ebola Battles Are Won October 22, 2014

Four special U.S. medical centers are first-line treatment choices, but many local hospitals up to the challenge, experts say

Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC October 21, 2014

Firestone efforts to protect employees may have limited spread of disease on rubber tree plantation

Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports October 21, 2014

Staff at 5 airports will identify and screen these travelers for Ebola infection before entry

CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients October 21, 2014

Full body suits, respirators now recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear

Ebola or Not? Rapid Test for the Virus Not Here Yet October 20, 2014

With flu season approaching, finding an accurate, speedy screening method will become more important

Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus October 20, 2014

Unidentified patient arrived at Emory University Hospital Sept. 9, was discharged Sunday, officials say

U.S. Preparing Tighter Infection Controls for Ebola Patients: Report October 19, 2014

Among the recommendations: full body suits so no skin is showing

Obama Urges Calm in Ebola Scare, Opposes Travel Ban October 18, 2014

Government's moves must be 'guided by science,' he says

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes October 17, 2014

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

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