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10/21/2014
U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus
After two weeks of treatment at Nebraska Medical Center, hospital says Ashoka Mukpo can go home to Rhode Island
10/21/2014
Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper
Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of petri dish, researchers say
10/21/2014
Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns
Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says
10/21/2014
Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC
Firestone efforts to protect employees may have limited spread of disease on rubber tree plantation
10/21/2014
Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage
Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle
10/21/2014
Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say
American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December
10/21/2014
Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex
10/21/2014
Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness
10/21/2014
Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds
But experts say genes aren't destiny
10/21/2014
Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says
Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women
10/21/2014
Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue
10/21/2014
Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself
Mental health experts offer antidotes to what they see as unnecessary worry on some Americans' part
10/21/2014
Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant
Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says
10/21/2014
Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study
Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes
10/21/2014
CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients
Full body suits, respirators now recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear
10/21/2014
Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports
Staff at 5 airports will identify and screen these travelers for Ebola infection before entry
10/20/2014
CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients
Full body suits, respirators now recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear
10/20/2014
Airport Screening in West Africa Will Curb Ebola's Spread: Study
Testing would-be passengers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could spot 3 cases of disease a month
10/20/2014
Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study Says
Researchers conclude Sovaldi is cost-effective
10/20/2014
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products