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Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say January 27, 2015

But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus

How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard January 26, 2015

Tips for protecting you, your family and your home

Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips January 24, 2015

Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend

Ebola Virus Gets More Lethal as It Spreads, Study Says January 22, 2015

Genetic changes make it more deadly with each additional infection, researchers contend

Genetic Changes to Ebola Virus Challenge Treatment Efforts January 20, 2015

Researchers need to be aware of these mutations, study says

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory January 20, 2015

Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

Hospital Infection Rates Falling, But More Improvement Needed: CDC January 14, 2015

About 1 in every 25 U.S. patients develops an infection while in the hospital, agency says

CDC Lab Worker Has No Sign of Ebola Infection, Agency Says January 13, 2015

Possible exposure occurred at lab last month during research on the dangerous virus

Ebola Epidemic in Liberia Could End by June, Study Predicts January 13, 2015

But aggressive monitoring, adding more hospital beds must continue, researchers say

Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say January 11, 2015

Review finds injury from man or beast requires treatment to prevent infection

Keeping Safe in a Big Freeze January 08, 2015

Frostbite, malfunctioning home heaters are just two of the hazards, one expert says

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence? January 02, 2015

Participation of community members is essential, researchers say

U.S. Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise, Study Finds January 02, 2015

Two-thirds of riders who died weren't wearing helmets, report notes

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported December 30, 2014

But it's too early to know if this year's strain is more severe than usual, CDC says

Middle-Aged Worse at Texting-While-Driving, Study Shows December 30, 2014

But, experts stress that distracted driving is dangerous at any age

Bats May Have Triggered Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Study Says December 30, 2014

Researchers rule out larger wildlife as the source of infection

Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says December 30, 2014

Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs December 19, 2014

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples December 19, 2014

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers December 19, 2014

Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

Arriving Now at Gate 42: Measles December 18, 2014

CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola December 17, 2014

Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use

Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection December 16, 2014

But animal-to-human transmission of this bacteria is rare, researcher says

Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say December 16, 2014

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study December 09, 2014

Infection rates among kids in Africa were no better than when using bed nets alone

Flu Shot May Offer Less Protection This Winter: CDC December 04, 2014

Vaccine not a good match for mutated strains circulating now, officials say

FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood December 03, 2014

But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

Officials Designate 35 Ebola Treatment Centers December 02, 2014

'We must prepare for the possibility of additional cases in the United States'

Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious? December 01, 2014

Study from Africa suggests virus is evolving

'Trouble in Toyland' Report Targets Hazardous Gifts for Kids December 01, 2014

Consumer watchdog group says many playthings can choke or poison

Turkey Fryer Mishaps Can Cause Serious Burns November 27, 2014

Expert offers tips on using these devices safely

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

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