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Can social media help your health?

All those postings about sore throats, kids with tummy aches, and parents with runny noses can provide vital clues to public health.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 10:59am EDT

United contacting those who flew with Ebola victim

United Airlines says it is contacting people on flights taken by man later stricken with Ebola

Friday - 10/03/2014, 10:30am EDT

New polio cases in Pakistan edge closer to record

Pakistan reports 7 new polio victims, edging closer to record number of cases in the country

Friday - 10/03/2014, 09:10am EDT

NBC cameraman tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

American cameraman working for NBC in Liberia tests positive for Ebola virus

Friday - 10/03/2014, 09:10am EDT

Ugandan doctor with Ebola treated in Germany

Ugandan doctor who contracted Ebola in West Africa flown to Germany for treatment

Friday - 10/03/2014, 08:43am EDT

EU OKs Eli Lilly's $5.4B bid for Novartis division

EU antitrust body approves $5.4 billion sale of Novartis division to US competitor Eli Lilly

Friday - 10/03/2014, 07:49am EDT

Local doctors watching for Ebola symptoms

"We've been working with our health care providers and health care institutions to try to identify possible cases of people who traveled from West Africa and potentially have Ebola infection," says Dr. David Blythe, state epidemiologist for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 07:34am EDT

White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

Ohio woman sues after receiving sperm from a black donor instead of a white donor

Friday - 10/03/2014, 04:22am EDT

Hong Kong stocks fall, others in Asia higher

Hong Kong stocks fall further amid protests, other Asian markets higher ahead of US jobs data

Friday - 10/03/2014, 04:12am EDT

Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:28am EDT

4 people who hosted Ebola patient told 'stay home'

Officials order 4 members of family that hosted Ebola patient to stay home

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:20am EDT

Girl's family seeks reversal of brain-death ruling

Family of California girl declared legally brain-dead asks court to determine she is alive

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:00am EDT

Ebola worries keep some Dallas students home

Some Dallas parents pull kids from schools where 5 students possibly exposed to Ebola patient

Friday - 10/03/2014, 01:20am EDT

Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions; study shows value of long-acting methods

Friday - 10/03/2014, 12:58am EDT

Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to home

Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to home as circle of people possibly exposed widens

Friday - 10/03/2014, 12:28am EDT

Hospital: Ebola patient denied he had been exposed

Hospital says patient denied he had been exposed to anyone ill while in Ebola-ravaged Liberia

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 11:38pm EDT

Columbia man recalls flight with Ebola-diagnosed man

Imagine finding out you were on the flight with a person known to have a deadly virus? That's what happened to a Columbia, Maryland, man.

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 11:01pm EDT

9 ex-players opt out of NFL concussion litigation

9 ex-players opt out of NFL concussion litigation; about 20,000 in class, deadline is Oct. 14

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 09:40pm EDT

Liberian ambassador regrets first US case

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Judge weighs legal fees in $190 million settlement

Judge weighs legal fees in $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins and 8,000 women

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 09:00pm EDT
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