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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
Safety Study: Dangers of Texting and Walking

Safety Study: Dangers of Texting and Walking

Researchers discovered teenagers are more at risk of getting hit by cars while distracted than any other demographic... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Mass. Doctor Heading to Africa to Help Fight Ebola

Mass. Doctor Heading to Africa to Help Fight Ebola

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia is taking her knowledge about infectious disease to Sierra Leone, where she'll be in... Watch »

Aug 3, 2014
New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

The New York Times will run a full-page advertisement on Sunday for a company that helps marijuana users find... Read »

Aug 2, 2014
Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Residents in northwestern Ohio remained unable to use tap water for a third day after testing showed toxins... Watch »

Aug 4, 2014
Ebola Outbreak Unlikely in California: Expert

Ebola Outbreak Unlikely in California: Expert

The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa, but one San Diego doctor says an outbreak in... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Xtreme Eating List Headlines Cheesecake Factory French Toast

Xtreme Eating List Headlines Cheesecake Factory French Toast

Cheesecake Factory’s maple-butter dripping Bruleed French Toast headlined this year’s Xtreme Eating list... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Officials: Look Before You Lock

Officials: Look Before You Lock

Lt. Julius Faulkner with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department talks about the dangers of leaving children... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Pasta Sauce Recalled for Botulism Risk

Pasta Sauce Recalled for Botulism Risk

A "paralytic illness" known to have deadly consequences has California health officials warning consumers... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

A team at the Department of Health and Human Services failed to plan properly or watch over contractors hired to set... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency Wednesday to halt the spread of the largest outbreak of the... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Meth Use Up Among Youth in Juvenile Hall

Meth Use Up Among Youth in Juvenile Hall

The use of methamphetamine has increased among youth booked into juvenile hall in San Diego County, a newly-released... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

A possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight amid heightened fears about... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
California Pharmacies Urged to Translate Drug Labels

California Pharmacies Urged to Translate Drug Labels

The push is on to make prescription translations mandatory in California. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
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