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WTOP Town Hall on Ebola airs public concerns

WTOP's Town Hall on Ebola featured three nationally known experts in the field of infectious diseases.

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 02:33am EDT

Tags: Ebola, WTOP Town Hall, Newseum, Town Hall, Anthony Fauci, Joshua Sharfstein, Jesse Goodman, CDC, Nina Pham

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Nurse with Ebola to be moved to NIH in Bethesda

The first person to contract Ebola in the U.S. is headed to the Washington D.C. area.

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 10:57pm EDT

Tags: Ebola, Bethesda, Md., Anthony Fauci, Paula Wolfson

Council drills Montgomery Co. health chief over Ebola response

So far no confirmed cases of Ebola have been reported in Montgomery County but county officials are taking steps to make sure local medical providers are prepared, the county's chief health official said Tuesday.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 06:26pm EDT

Tags: Ebola, Montgomery County Council, Ulder Tillman, Kate Ryan

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Infectious diseases chief: U.S. will screen travelers for Ebola

The NIH's infectious diseases chief says that the White House is considering how to provide additional screening of travelers who arrive at U.S. airports for Ebola.

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 03:14pm EDT

Tags: Anthony Fauci, CDC, travel screening, Ebola, White House,

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Audits show lapses NIH and CDC

The recent scare involving smallpox at the National Institutes of Health is indicative of a larger problem, according to audits obtained by USA TODAY.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:41am EDT

Tags: CDC, Nick Iannelli, smallpox, audit

How to stay healthy on your vacation

Too much sun and heat are common causes of vacation ailments. But tropical diseases like mosquito-borne illness can lurk much closer to home.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 03:56pm EDT

Tags: vacation, mosquitoes, summer, Anthony Fauci, CDC, Kristi King

Workers rescued after platform collapse at NIH

A work crew was rescued from the side of a building at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda after their suspended platform collapsed Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 04:24pm EDT

Tags: rescue, Bethesda, Md.

Researchers notice a big rise in probiotic use

People are getting more of the good bacteria that crowds out the bad bacteria in your gut. Probiotics can also reduce stress and aid weight loss.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 06:11pm EDT

Tags: probiotic, Paula Wolfson, ConsumerLab.com, live bacteria, health benefits

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Skipped the gym? Stand outside and shiver

Here's the skinny on some new science.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 10:48am EST

Tags: shiver, cold, Cell Metabolism

Ethical issues emerge as scientists peek into baby genes

The newest frontier in the genetic revolution peaks into a baby's genetic code, but is full of ethical challenges, from how early to do so to how to make use of this health forecast without causing needless worry.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 08:56am EDT

Tags: Inova Translational Medicine Institute, Falls Church, genetics, gene-mapping, babies,

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