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Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

Senegalese health minister confirms West African country's 1st case of Ebola

Updated 08 minutes, 26 seconds ago

OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

Study: Rub-a-dub-dub, no matter how much you scrub, your home is covered in your unique germs

Updated 09 minutes, 02 seconds ago

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

Beware of giant snails! USDA seizes more than 1,200 African snails that eat buildings, crops

Updated 09 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

By mapping Ebola's deadly genetic details, scientists seek answers to what makes it tick

Updated 09 minutes, 14 seconds ago

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

Feds: US testing of Ebola vaccine for safety to start next week with 20 healthy patients

Updated 09 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

Poll: Nearly half of parents uncomfortable with their children playing football

Updated 09 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

Tripping on treadmills? Scientists make seniors slip in lab to see if it can stop future falls

Updated 09 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

Lawsuit seeks to compel soccer leaders to change safety rules with aim of reducing concussions

Updated 09 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care may surpass office-based treatment for some patients: Study

Updated 09 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

With Ebola in mind, US campuses plan to screen students arriving from West Africa

Updated 12 minutes, 03 seconds ago

Breastfeeding builds a better jaw, and other benefits for babies

Breastfeeding is linked with healthier babies and healthier mothers -- and you might be surprised how far the benefits extend.

Updated 1 hours, 46 minutes ago

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

UN health agency: Ebola is accelerating in West Africa and could sicken as many as 20,000

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:29am EDT

Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

Study finds when people move, their bacterial fingerprints rapidly take over their new homes

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

Japanese lab still trying to replicate discredited stem cell breakthrough, shakeup underway

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Fighting the aging process? Exercise the key

Many people spend a lot of money trying to turn back the hands of time. But doctors say the best anti-ager of all is free.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 03:09am EDT

3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

3 moves health insurers can still make to help steer sick patients away from their plans

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

HIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium

Porn industry group calls for production moratorium after performer tests positive for HIV

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:40pm EDT

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

UN health agency says e-cigarettes must be regulated, sales to minors banned

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:12pm EDT

SEC: Commissioner recovering from back surgery

SEC: Commissioner Mike Slive recovering from back surgery; watching games from home

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

US judge asks 2 sides in Louisiana abortion law controversy for interim agreement

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:10pm EDT
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