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CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case:

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

The first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States has been confirmed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. A spokesperson for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas confirmed Tuesday afternoon the case involves a patient... Watch »

31 minutes ago
Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined

Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital...

The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported the man infected with Ebola to the hospital has... Watch »

4 hours ago
1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States -- a man isolated... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread
Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Young boy travels to Alaska to view Northern Lights and nature before he goes blind. Blake Essig reports. Watch »

5 hours ago
Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Enterovirus May Have Caused SD Child's Paralysis

Enterovirus May Have Caused SD Child's Paralysis

A strain of enterovirus could be to blame for a mysterious paralysis taking over a San Diego boy’s arm. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Afraid of EV-D68? Another Virus Is Killing Kids in U.S.

Afraid of EV-D68? Another Virus Is Killing Kids in U.S.

Although Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) has grabbed headlines in recent weeks for sickening hundreds of American... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Identifying CTE Before Death

Identifying CTE Before Death

A local company is working on a blood-based diagnostic test that could identify chronic traumatic encephalopathy in... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teens

Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teens

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
California Adopts

California Adopts "Yes Means Yes" Sex-Assault Rule

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an assault bill Sunday that requires college students to give consent before sex,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

Five babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
Locals Turn in Prescription Drugs

Locals Turn in Prescription Drugs

San Diego residents got a chance to get rid of their unused prescription drugs Saturday as the U.S. Drug Enforcement Read »

Sep 27, 2014
County Encourages Flu Shots With Free Event

County Encourages Flu Shots With Free Event

Believe it or not, it’s the beginning of flu season, and on Friday, local health officials kicked off the... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Astronaut Embarks on Milky Mission

Astronaut Embarks on Milky Mission

The folks behind the “Got Milk?” adverstisements have partnered with astronaut Jose Hernandez to get the message out... Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
Enterovirus-D68 Confirmed in North Texas

Enterovirus-D68 Confirmed in North Texas

Several cases of Enterovirus-D68 have been confirmed in North Texas after test results came back positive from... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Vaccinating Dogs Could Eliminate Rabies, Experts Say

Vaccinating Dogs Could Eliminate Rabies, Experts Say

Vaccinating dogs around the world could essentially eliminate rabies in people, but world leaders remain unconcerned... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
1.8 Million Young Adults Have Chlamydia, Survey Finds

1.8 Million Young Adults Have Chlamydia, Survey Finds

A recent survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 2 million young adults have... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Skirt Size Increase Linked to Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Skirt Size Increase Linked to Breast Cancer Risk: Study

A new study from the journal BMJ Open suggests that woman who go up a skirt size every decade between their 20s and... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
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