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  • Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

    Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:31:34 GMT
    The West African airline that transported a passenger sick with Ebola last week says it's now suspending flights to the two cities hardest hit by the disease.
    A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an...
  • Kansas City area clinic to offer HIV drug

    Kansas City area clinic to offer HIV drug

    Saturday, July 26 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 17:45:22 GMT
    A Kansas City, Kansas, clinic is offering a medication used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus.
    A Kansas City, Kansas, clinic is offering a medication used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus.
  • More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:15:31 GMT
    The government is reporting an increase in teen U.S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine - but it's not much of a bump.
    More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.
  • Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

    Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:55:07 GMT
    Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive.
    Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive.
  • Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

    Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-19 16:39:04 GMT
    The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has ramped up attention on unregulated caffeine powder, leading federal health authorities to warn consumers to stay away from the substance.
    A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers.
  • HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

    HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-19 15:18:56 GMT
    A new study says the rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade.
    The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
  • First case of U.S. transmitted case of chikungunya

    First case of U.S. transmitted case of chikungunya

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:14:49 GMT
    The CDC is reporting a Florida man has the first locally transmitted case of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus.
    The CDC is reporting a Florida man has the first locally transmitted case of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus.
  • Protect yourself from flesh eating bacteria

    Protect yourself from flesh eating bacteria

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:47:47 GMT
    Dr. David Spencer, Sr. has seen a lot of Vibrio vulnificus over the years, and says most people survive infections, if they take the right action.
    Tuesday, an Ocean Springs family laid to rest their beloved son, brother, and uncle. Nick Duvernay died just days after coming into contact with the flesh eating bacteria Vibrio vulnificus, during a fishing trip in the Gulf. Dr. David Spencer, Sr. has seen a lot of Vibrio vulnificus over the years, and says most people survive infections, if they take the right action.
  • Study: 40 percent of parents get medicine dosage wrong, parents and nurses react

    Study: 40 percent of parents get medicine dosage wrong, parents and nurses react

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:04:26 GMT
    When their children aren't feeling well, parents want to make them feel better fast. However, doctors say it's important not to get in a hurry when it comes to measuring out the correct dosage of medicine.
    When their children aren't feeling well, parents want to make them feel better fast. However, doctors say it's important not to get in a hurry when it comes to measuring out the correct dosage of medicine.
  • Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

    Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

    Saturday, July 12 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-12 16:39:29 GMT
    The prospect of adding new jobs has led officials in many shrinking Illinois communities to set aside any qualms about the state's legalization of medical marijuana and to cozy up to would-be growers.
    The prospect of adding new jobs has led officials in many shrinking Illinois communities to set aside any qualms about the state's legalization of medical marijuana and to cozy up to would-be growers.
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