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Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Tom Frieden started his career as a public-health detective, fighting outbreaks of tuberculosis in New York... Read »

Aug 10, 2014
25 Years Ago, Different Ebola Outbreak in Virginia

25 Years Ago, Different Ebola Outbreak in Virginia

Americans' introduction to the Ebola virus came 25 years ago in an office park near Washington Dulles International... Read »

Aug 10, 2014
Liberian President Apologizes for Ebola Deaths

Liberian President Apologizes for Ebola Deaths

The president of Liberia apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare... Read »

Aug 10, 2014

School Lunches Around the World

Photographers captured the lunch fare for students in several countries earlier this month, showing a range... View »

Aug 27, 2014
Doc: I Was Taking 100 Pills a Day

Doc: I Was Taking 100 Pills a Day

NBC 7 found at least six doctors in the county with drug and alcohol issues. Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Go Inside San Diego Lab Working to Cure Ebola Virus

Go Inside San Diego Lab Working to Cure Ebola Virus

One of 25 labs across the globe working to solve the mystery of the Ebola virus is right here in La Jolla. Watch »

Aug 9, 2014
9 Questions You Should Ask About the Drug

9 Questions You Should Ask About the Drug "Molly"

It's one of the most popular party drugs in circulation at the moment, but what exactly is Molly? Is it a new danger... Read »

Aug 8, 2014
Tick Bite Can Trigger Allergy to Red Meat

Tick Bite Can Trigger Allergy to Red Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the U.S. Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Clean Pools, Sweep Gutters to Prevent West Nile: Officials

Clean Pools, Sweep Gutters to Prevent West Nile: Officials

Orange County health officials are asking residents to do their part to prevent the spread of West Nile virus, a day... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
CDC Chief Warns Against

CDC Chief Warns Against "False Hopes" on Ebola Drugs

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that the federal government is looking... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Aethlon Addresses

Aethlon Addresses "Ebola Cure" Report

San Diego-based Aethlon Medical Inc. addresses report that it offers a cure for Ebola. Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Tattoo Ink Causing Rash of Infections, FDA Warns

Tattoo Ink Causing Rash of Infections, FDA Warns

The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Facebook Page Rallies for One Direction to Visit Cancer Patient, 6

Facebook Page Rallies for One Direction to Visit Cancer Patient, 6

A six-year-old cancer patient in Massachusetts hoped to go to a One Direction concert this month with her... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
NIH Scientists Closer Than Ever to Ebola Vaccine

NIH Scientists Closer Than Ever to Ebola Vaccine

National Institutes of Health scientists have been working for more than a decade on an Ebola vaccine. As the latest Watch »

Aug 6, 2014

"Gross" or "Magical": Families Burn Umbilical Cords

Cord burning has been practiced by various cultures for many years, but it's becoming more popular in the... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Obama Discusses New Ebola Drug

Obama Discusses New Ebola Drug

President Barack Obama said he doesn’t have enough data right now to consider fast-tracking a new, unapproved Ebola... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Ebola Outbreak: 5 Things Air Travelers Need to Know

Ebola Outbreak: 5 Things Air Travelers Need to Know

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which claimed at least 887 lives, has many people wondering whether the... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
New Ebola Treatment Uses an Old Idea

New Ebola Treatment Uses an Old Idea

The experimental treatment given to the two Americans infected with the Ebola virus uses an old idea, serum, devised... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Unchanged Pillows Prone to Germs

Unchanged Pillows Prone to Germs

How often do you change your pillow? Experts suggest changing it out every six months because a host of... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014

"Gluten-Free" Label Regulations Kick In

Starting Tuesday, "gluten free" labels on packaged foods can only apply to products that contain less than 20 parts... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
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