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In 2013, the birth rate among 15- to 19-year-olds was 26.6 births per 1,000 teenagers. (China Photos/Getty Images)

CDC: US Teen Birth Rate Hit Historic Low In 2013

Continuing trend reflects changing behavior of teens.

08/20/2014

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)

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.

08/18/2014

The CDC recommends an HPV vaccine for all boys and girls ages 11 and 12. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Family: 12-Year-Old Daughter Died Hours After Getting HPV Vaccine

Wisconsin family says they are trying to understand why the girl died.

08/12/2014

A photo taken on Aug. 6, 2014 shows an Ebola information poster displayed in a street of Monrovia, Liberia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Liberia To Receive Doses Of Experimental Ebola Drug To Give To Sick Doctors

Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a spiraling outbreak.

08/12/2014

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan on Aug. 8, 2014 in Geneva gives a press conference following a two-day emergency meeting on west Africa's Ebola epidemic, as the death toll nears 1,000. (credit: ALAIN GROSCLAUDE/AFP/Getty Images)

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak To Be International Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.

08/08/2014

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)

CDC Issues Highest Alert Response Over Ebola Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its highest alert activation over the Ebola outbreak.

08/07/2014

drug capsules and pills. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Woman’s Spontaneous Orgasms Caused By Parkinson’s Drug

A woman with Parkinson’s disease took a common drug used by people with her condition and spontaneously experienced orgasms, a new report on her case obtained by LiveScience stated.

08/06/2014

A picture taken on June 28, 2014 shows members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated. The World Health Organization has warned that Ebola could spread beyond hard-hit Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to neighbouring nations, but insisted that travel bans were not the answer. To date, there have been 635 cases of haemorrhagic fever in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, most confirmed as Ebola. A total of 399 people have died, 280 of them in Guinea. AFP PHOTO / CELLOU BINANI        (Photo credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Experimental Serum Used To Treat US Ebola Patients In Limited Supply

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the “experimental serum” that two American patients with Ebola received, is in very limited supply and won’t be available for general use.

08/06/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Husband Of US Aid Worker Diagnosed With Ebola: Family Was Considering Funeral Arrangements

The husband of the second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola says the patient is weak but showing signs of improvement.

08/06/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian Health Authorities: We Did Not Immediately Quarantine Sick Airline Passenger Who Died Of Ebola

Nigerian health authorities acknowledged Tuesday that they did not immediately quarantine a sick airline passenger who later died of Ebola, announcing that eight health workers who had direct contact with him were now in isolation with symptoms of the disease.

08/06/2014

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