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More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions September 19, 2014

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C. September 19, 2014

Decade-long study also finds firearm death rates twice as high in black people compared with whites

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance September 18, 2014

Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report September 18, 2014

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 17, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective September 16, 2014

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa September 16, 2014

World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast September 15, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back September 15, 2014

Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream

American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague September 12, 2014

The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient

Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks September 11, 2014

Researchers worry that nearby residents may suffer harm too

Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa September 10, 2014

Meanwhile, two American aid workers infected in West Africa continue treatments at U.S. hospitals

Injected Substance Used With CT Scans Seems Safe for Kidneys: Study September 09, 2014

Iodine-based material a common way to enhance CT images, researchers say

4th U.S. Ebola Patient Airlifted to Atlanta Hospital September 09, 2014

Unidentified doctor was flown out of West Africa after contracting deadly virus

Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Doctors Report September 08, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra remains in stable condition at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States September 08, 2014

Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak, urge good hygiene to limit exposure

Novel Ebola Vaccine Shows Potential in Monkey Trial September 08, 2014

Findings prompted start of first human trial of vaccine last week, officials say

U.S. Ebola Patient Gets Hospital Visit From Wife, Son September 07, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra in stable condition at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Asian Camel Crickets Find a Home in U.S., Study Finds September 05, 2014

Spiky-legged invaders won't harm humans, researchers say

Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska September 05, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra will be treated at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Health Tip: Prevent Children From Falling Out a Window September 05, 2014

Keep windows locked

U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial September 04, 2014

2 women got the inoculation, which is only being tested for safety at this point

Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials September 03, 2014

World Health Organization says $600 million needed to contain the virus in West Africa

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies September 03, 2014

Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak September 02, 2014

Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say

Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan August 31, 2014

Athletic trainers' group urges heightened awareness of deadly strikes

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans August 29, 2014

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says August 29, 2014

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds August 29, 2014

Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say

Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds August 28, 2014

Broader organ sharing in U.S. will result in more air travel, researchers say

Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus August 28, 2014

Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says August 28, 2014

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds August 27, 2014

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak: Study August 26, 2014

Researchers report shortages of gloves, masks existed in Liberia, Sierra Leone years before latest epidemic

Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA August 26, 2014

Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population August 22, 2014

Rates of impoundment, euthanasia dropped dramatically in targeted area, study says

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey August 22, 2014

Misconceptions surround how the virus is transmitted, likelihood of disease spreading in United States

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says August 21, 2014

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital August 21, 2014

Though still weak, they're expected to continue to recover and pose no risk to the public, doctors say

Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe August 21, 2014

Frequently discuss auto safety

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys August 20, 2014

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

Health Tip: School Bus Safety August 12, 2014

Show the child how to board, exit

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning August 08, 2014

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study August 08, 2014

Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer August 03, 2014

Bees, wasps and other pests send about 500,000 Americans to the hospital annually

Shield Yourself From the Sun August 02, 2014

Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp July 31, 2014

Make an informed selection

Health Tip: If You Get Lost on a Hiking Trail July 31, 2014

Suggestions for what to do

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness July 28, 2014

U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did

Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking July 15, 2014

Including difficulty breathing

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