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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)

Doctor: Ebola Outbreak Is ‘Spinning Out Of Control’

The doctor who treated a man who flew to Nigeria and died of Ebola now has contracted the disease, authorities said Monday, presenting a dire challenge to Africa’s most populous nation as the regional toll for the outbreak grew to 887 dead.

08/05/2014

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American Nurse With Ebola To Leave Liberia Tuesday

Liberian officials say an American woman sick with Ebola soon will leave the West African country and arrive in the United States early Tuesday.

08/03/2014

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US Doctor With Ebola In Atlanta For Treatment

An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa was able to walk from an ambulance into an Atlanta hospital Saturday after he arrived in the U.S. on a specially equipped plane, officials say.

08/02/2014

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CDC: ‘The Bottom Line Is Ebola Is Worsening In West Africa’

NEW YORK (CBS Atlanta/AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to […]

08/01/2014

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Ebola Patient To Be Transferred To Emory Hospital

Emory University Hospital officials say there are plans for an American aid worker who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.

07/31/2014

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

CDC: Two-Thirds Of US Weather Deaths From The Cold, Heat Waves ‘Get More Publicity’

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.

07/30/2014

A radiologist stands next to an MRI machine. (credit:  FRANK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Anal, Throat Cancers On Rise Among Young Adults

According to a new study, anal and throat cancers have increased over the past 35 years in adults younger than 45.

07/27/2014

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Study: Humans Just Use 8.2 Percent Of Their DNA

A new study has found that humans use only 8.2 percent of their DNA.

07/26/2014

The number of cases of HIV diagnosed among gay men from 13-24 years old increased 132 percent from 2002 to 2011, says a CDC report. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/21/2014

CDC study finds doctors not always prescribing the best treatments to fight the flu virus. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/18/2014

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