The Centers for Disease Control confirmed the first diagnosed U.S. case of the Ebola virus Tuesday, the Associated Press is reporting.
By Jaywon Choe
An overtaxed international response to the Ebola outbreak will receive some much needed help. Cuba has agreed to send 165 healthcare workers to the region, the largest detachment of foreign doctors and nurses committed thus far. They are expected to…
By Joshua Barajas
The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine on an initial 20 adult humans this week, as the lethal virus’ reach “continues to accelerate” in West Africa.
By Justin Scuiletti
A deadly ameoba known to fatally infect human brains has been discovered within a water system in Louisiana.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are calling for a change in the safety culture at the agency after multiple incidents regarding the mishandling of dangerous biological materials.
By Nora Daly
Alcohol consumption was the cause of nearly one in 10 deaths among U.S. adults from 2006 to 2010, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These numbers confirm that alcohol continues to be…
Diabetic Children: Study Says Traditional Treatment Not Effective as Cases Rise…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Drinking even one alcoholic drink per day can increase a woman's risk of developing several types of cancers, according to a new study of nearly 1.3 million women in the UK.
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