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CDC: US Suicide Rate Hits 25-Year High (Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

CDC: US Suicide Rate Hits 25-Year High

Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.

10/08/2014

Medical staff wearing protective clothes are seen during the arrival of an Ebola patient at the isolation ward of the University Clinic in Frankfurt am Main, central Germany on Oct. 3, 2014. (credit: BORIS ROESSLER/AFP/Getty Images)

US Hospitals’ Ebola Training Focuses On Astronaut-Like Gear

The serious-faced physicians practice pulling on bulky white suits and helmets that make them look more like astronauts than doctors preparing to fight a deadly enemy.

10/08/2014

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, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: Sealing Borders, Isolating West African Nations ‘Increases People’s Distrust Of Government’

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that isolating or imposing a travel ban of West Africa would increase distrust of the government.

10/07/2014

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don't show symptoms. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given Time

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.

10/06/2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: ‘Medications Are Going To Be Hard To Find That Work Against Ebola’

The director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that medications to treat Ebola will be “hard to find.”

10/06/2014

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: Doctor Who Is Back In Hospital After Being Treated For Ebola Isn’t Infected With Virus Again

A Massachusetts doctor who is back in the hospital after he was successfully treated for the Ebola virus last month isn’t infected again with it, hospital officials said Sunday.

10/06/2014

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Study: Mini-Strokes May Lead To PTSD

In a new study, sufferers of a mini-stroke were more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder.

10/05/2014

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)

Report: Inmate At Cobb County Jail Being Tested For Ebola

An inmate at the Cobb County Jail is reportedly being test for Ebola.

10/03/2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: We Are Stopping Spread Of Ebola In US In Its Tracks

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes they are stopping the potential spread of Ebola after the first case of the virus was diagnosed in the U.S. in Dallas.

10/01/2014

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) make up 2 percent of the U.S. population but are the group most definitively affected by HIV, with 63 percent of those newly infected by HIV representing this group.  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

CDC: Gay Men Represent 2 Percent Of US Population, 52 Percent Of People With HIV

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) make up 2 percent of the U.S. population but are the group most definitively affected by HIV, with 63 percent of those newly infected by HIV representing this group.

10/01/2014

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