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  • Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

    Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:23:38 GMT
    Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed...
    Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350...
  • Drug for Ebola-like virus promising in ill monkeys

    Drug for Ebola-like virus promising in ill monkeys

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:33:42 GMT
    Texas researchers are reporting that an experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began.
    An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began, Texas researchers reported Wednesday. A drug that targets Ebola in the same way is under development, and the study raises...
  • Hospital system hack compromises personal information of 4.5 million

    Hospital system hack compromises personal information of 4.5 million

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:17 AM EDT2014-08-19 07:17:42 GMT

    An organization that operates 206 hospitals in 29 states across the country stated that hackers in China have stolen data on 4.5 million patients sometime in April and June. 

    An organization that operates 206 hospitals in 29 states across the country stated that hackers in China have stolen data on 4.5 million patients sometime in April and June. 

  • 4 little-known disadvantages of exercise

    4 little-known disadvantages of exercise

    Exercise: it's got to be good for you and the more the better, right? Wrong. Too much or the wrong kind of physical exertion may do you more harm than good.
    Exercise: it's got to be good for you and the more the better, right? Wrong. Too much or the wrong kind of physical exertion may do you more harm than good.
  • Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

    Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:01:25 GMT
    The World Health Organization says beds in Ebola treatment centers in West Africa are filling up faster than they can be provided.
    The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,100 people in West Africa could last another six months, the Doctors Without Borders charity group said Friday. One aid worker acknowledged that the true death toll is still...
  • Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

    Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:32:00 GMT
    Officials at the World Health Organization say they considered giving a doctor from Sierra Leone an experimental Ebola drug but decided against it. The drug was later given to three Westerners.
    Doctors treating a Sierra Leone physician with Ebola defended their decision not to give him an experimental drug, saying Wednesday they feared it was too risky.
  • Teen's death raises question about overhydration

    Teen's death raises question about overhydration

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:49:23 GMT
    The death of an Atlanta area teen after reportedly drinking too much water prompts questions about staying safe in the heat.
    The death of an Atlanta area teen after reportedly drinking too much water prompts questions about staying safe in the heat.
  • Doctor warns against overhydration

    Doctor warns against overhydration

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-08-12 11:44:05 GMT
    If your child plays sports or exercises a lot, and then drinks a lot of fluids afterwards, he or she can actually overhydrate.
    If your child plays sports or exercises a lot, and then drinks a lot of fluids afterwards, he or she can actually overhydrate.
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