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Study: Pregnant Women With PTSD More Likely To Give Birth Prematurely

Pregnant women with post-traumatic stress disorder are more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study finds.

11/10/2014

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Report: Ebola Spreading In Sierra Leone 9 Times Faster Than In September

A new report by the Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) said that the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is spreading up to nine times faster than just two months ago.

11/04/2014

President Barack Obama speaks following meetings at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sept. 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Fired CDC Security Guard: I Took Picture Of Obama Motorcade To Send To My Mom

A security guard fired after President Barack Obama’s trip to Atlanta said Monday that he lost his job because he snapped a picture of the presidential motorcade to send to his mother and is humiliated by news reports wrongly claiming he’s a convicted felon.

11/04/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Doctor: It’s ‘Quite Possible That Every Major City Will See At Least A Handful’ Of Ebola Cases

Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year’s end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.

11/03/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) attends a Birthday Bash for Gov. Terry Branstad (R-IA) on Oct. 25, 2014 in Clive, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Christie: CDC’s New Ebola Policies ‘Incredibly Confusing’

Gov. Chris Christie is holding firm on the quarantine policy that New Jersey has implemented in a bid to stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/28/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Issues Updated Ebola Guidelines Recommending High-Risk People Avoid Commercial Travel, Large Gatherings

U.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms.

10/28/2014

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Experts: No Proof ‘Brain Training’ Games Work

There is no evidence that playing brain games actually help people enhance their intelligence, according to a statement put out by 69 scientists from around the world.

10/23/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

WHO: True Ebola Death Toll Could Be Nearing 15,000

The World Health Organization believes the true death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could be nearing 15,000.

10/23/2014

Passengers arrive at Los Angeles International Airport as fear of the Ebola virus continues to grow in the U.S. on Oct. 17, 2014. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctor: Monitoring At Airports Can’t Stop Ebola From Coming In

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

10/23/2014

Volunteers in protective suit carry for burial the body of a person who died from Ebola in Waterloo, some 30 kilometers southeast of Freetown, on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Stewart Deploying 32 Soldiers To Fight Ebola

The Army says 32 soldiers based in southeast Georgia are scheduled to deploy next month to help West Africa fight the Ebola outbreak.

10/22/2014

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