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- CDC: US Teen Birth Rate Hit Historic Low In 2013 Continuing trend reflects changing behavior of teens.
- WHO: Ebola Outbreak In West Africa Has Killed More Than 1,200 People The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,200 people since it began in December 2013, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
- Researchers Don't Know How To Stop Ebola From Seeding New Outbreaks A scary problem lurks beyond the frenzied efforts to keep people from spreading Ebola: No one knows exactly where the virus comes from or how to stop it from seeding new outbreaks.
- Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
- WHO: Ebola Death Toll May 'Vastly Underestimate The Magnitude Of The Outbreak' The World Health Organization says beds in Ebola treatment centers in West Africa are filling up faster than they can be provided.
- Ala. Prisons Hit With Worst TB Outbreak In 5 Years State health officials say Alabama's prison system is dealing with its worst outbreak of tuberculosis in five years.
- What Robin Williams' Death Tells Us About Parkinson's Disease Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
- How Common Is Depression? Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.
- Study: Metabolism Can Be Boosted By Adjusting Thermostat A new study published by the American Diabetes Association shows something as simple as lowering your thermostat can jump start your metabolism.
- FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause Infection Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.