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Health Tip: Make Home Safer for Alzheimer's November 19, 2014

Limit access to areas that could pose danger

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

Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters November 13, 2014

These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

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

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows November 12, 2014

Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts 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

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, 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

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

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

Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds November 06, 2014

New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

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

FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix November 04, 2014

Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

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

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

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

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

Halloween at the ER Is No Treat October 31, 2014

Doctors' groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma October 30, 2014

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

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

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes October 30, 2014

Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision

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

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

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists October 29, 2014

Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development October 29, 2014

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

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

Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating October 25, 2014

Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises

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

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

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

Hospital Study Offers Solutions to 'Alarm Fatigue' October 22, 2014

2.5 million beeps, bleeps sounded in one month at one U.S. medical center

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds October 22, 2014

Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

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

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

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

Obama Appoints 'Ebola Czar' October 17, 2014

Ron Klain, a trusted White House adviser, has a reputation for handling political challenges

U.S. Health Officials Resist Ban on Travel From West Africa October 16, 2014

Such a ban would make it much harder to track those who might be infected with Ebola, CDC director testifies

1st Dallas Nurse With Ebola Headed to NIH Facility in Maryland October 16, 2014

Second nurse has also been transferred from Dallas hospital that has been criticized for its handling of Ebola patient

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