- Ebola Scare Sends Caribbean Cruise Ship Back Home
The presence of a woman who helped care for an Ebola patient who died has left a Caribbean cruise ship unable to dock at foreign tourist ports and is now heading back to Texas.
- Girl Celebrates End of Chemo With Magical 'Unicorn' Ride
When Lily Raffray completed her final round of chemotherapy this month she had one not-so-simple request, she wanted ???a ride on a unicorn.???
- How One Boy's Wish to Attend the World Series Came True
A Kansas man is raising money to send his 6-year-old neighbor, who suffers from a cancerous tumor in his spine, to see his favorite team play at the World Series.
- Workers Who Treated Ebola Patient Told to Stay Home
Hospital workers who treated the Ebola patient who died at a Texas hospital are being asked to stay away from any public space for 21 days.
- Experimental Treatments That Could Help Stop Ebola
Several companies have products in development aimed at combating the virus that can lead to a deadly hemorrhagic fever. Before the outbreak, doctors generally used supportive care, including intravenous fluids and oxygen to help patients.
- Hospital Worker Who Handled Ebola Samples Is on Cruise Ship
A Dallas health care worker who handled clinical specimens from an Ebola-infected patient is on a cruise ship in the Caribbean - with the worker self-quarantined and being monitored for signs of infection, the State Department said in a statement.
- Ebola Nurse Goes From Good to Fair After Trip to NIH
Nurse Amber Vinson did not directly call federal health officials for permission before boarding a passenger flight Monday, instead talking to a team in Texas that relayed her symptoms to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, her uncle told ABC News.
- Ebola World View: Who Has It and Where
A look at Ebola treatment outside of West Africa.
- Timeline of the Ebola Virus in America
How the Ebola virus came to the United States and spread.
- Number of Biocontainment Beds for Ebola Patients in US May Surprise You
Is America running out of specialized beds for Ebola patients?
- How rabbi lost 100 pounds
Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes.
- Theater buff loses 121 pounds
Actor loses 121 pounds to feel better, and ends up nabbing the lead role in his own life.
- It's time to get your flu shot!
Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.
- Flu shot myths addressed
Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.
- Vintage cold and flu ads
- New link between coffee and DNA
You can blame that third cup of Joe on your genes.
- Beer may be good for your brain
An element in beer may be good for your brain and other things we learned from medical journals this week.
- Migraines linked to Parkinson's
People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
- Music helps your brain
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.
- Live to 100: Laugh more
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.
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- Friends, family of Ebola patient reach milestone
As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home under armed guard.
- Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker
A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare.
- 10 pregnancy symptoms you should never ignore
Your body goes through so many changes throughout the nine months of your pregnancy, but when symptoms start to creep up—a strange sensation in your belly, pain in your leg, or abnormal discharge, for example—you might start to worry.
- Should you slash your sugar intake to cut cavities?
Every since you were a kid, you've always been told that sugary sweets will rot your teeth.
- New program improving quality of life for MS patients
There are about 400 thousand people living with multiple sclerosis in the United States. Although modern medicine is making big strides when it comes to treatment there are things that patients can do to live a happier life. Dr. Manny sits down with bestselling author of “The Happiness Project,” Gretchen Rubin to learn how
- Texas kindergartner gets 3D printer Iron Man hand
Keith Harris, 5, got to show off his new high-tech hand Friday as he exchanged high-fives with classmates at Mossman Elementary School in the Houston suburb of League City.
- CEO of Dallas hospital's parent company apologizes for Ebola response
The CEO of the parent company of the Dallas hospital where two nurses have contracted Ebola from a patient who died there earlier this month has apologized for some aspects of the hospital's response to the deadly virus.
- More than 100 monitored for Ebola symptoms in Ohio
Health officials in Ohio are monitoring more than 100 people following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola shortly after returning to Texas from the Cleveland area.
- WHO says it won't discuss Ebola mistakes document
In the draft document, which wasn't released publicly, WHO blamed numerous factors for the now explosive Ebola epidemic, including incompetent staff, bureaucracy and a lack of reliable information.
- Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital, medical records show
The medical records of Thomas Eric Duncan, which were given to the Associated Press by his family, provide a window into span of exposure to the hospital's workers in the early days of Duncan's treatment.
- Road-Testing a High End Stroller: A Look at the Stokke Xplory
Buying a new stroller doesn't have to feel as overwhelming as buying a new car. In our We Love, You Need series, we ask parents to review the latest baby gear -- from bargain steals to splurge-worthy buys. Our latest review is of the pricey Xplory stroller from Stokke, which starts at $1,000 without accessories. Here's what our mom reviewer had to say:
- What to Say When a Friend Gets Divorced
When a couple decides to end their marriage before "death do us part," the decision can cause a ripple effect among friends and family. You may be tempted to step in to prevent what you consider to be a mistake or maybe you want to exclaim “it’s about time!” Then there are worries about how your friend is holding up or how she’ll manage in the future. But the truth is your soon-to-be-single friend doesn't need to hear any of that.
- 5 Fuss-Free Steps to Your Best Skin Ever
Forget any beauty fears that might be lurking at the back of your mind: skin that earns compliments is something that every woman at every age can achieve.
- Is It Really Okay to Wear White To Another Bride's Wedding?
I grew up in the South, and there are a few things I learned growing up that are just good, old-fashioned manners. Keep your elbows off the table during meal times, don’t stare, and don’t wear white to a wedding if you’re not the bride. I’ve considered myself a well-mannered sort, and I’ve always stuck pretty close to the rules most of the time. Well, except for this one wedding where the color of my dress came into question.
- Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
Eating more fish may reduce a woman's risk for hearing loss, according to a large new study.
- Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain
Guided by movements of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, a new report suggests that alternatives to the traditional missionary-style position can help men who have lower back pain.
- Could You Be Allergic to Farm Antibiotics?
Allergic reactions to food are a concern for millions of Americans, and now a study suggests there's a potential new player on the immunology front: Some people may be allergic to the antibiotics used to keep pests away from fruits and vegetables.
- Have Bad Breath? 6 Simple Tricks to Get Rid of It...for Good
We’re comfortable asking our dentists about everything from TMJ to teeth whitening…but inquiring about bad breath? Not always the most pleasant conversation. In the name of research, we asked top dental experts to share their tips for diagnosing, preventing and treating halitosis—so you don’t have to.
- It's Official: Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss
For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.
- How to Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
You may be able to convince your brain that healthy foods taste better than unhealthy ones, new research suggests.
- Ebola Vaccine Push Ramps Up
The world had little interest in Ebola in 1997, when cell biologist Nancy J. Sullivan took up her work. Today, Dr. Sullivan would likely be at the center of any potential answer to the world’s severest Ebola outbreak.
- Ebola Travel Ban May Bring Other Troubles
The U.S. government has options for restricting travel from the West African nations suffering most from Ebola, but none would fully prevent the virus from entering the country and all would bring complications.
- Ebola Drug Race Ramps Up in Earnest
The Ebola outbreak has created an urgency for pharmaceutical companies and health officials to produce drugs to treat the disease.
- CDC to Issue New Guidelines for Ebola Health Workers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would issue new guidelines for health-care workers dealing with Ebola patients as soon as Saturday.
- U.S. Ebola Response Is Slammed by Lawmakers
Congressional lawmakers probed the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak at a hearing Thursday amid growing fears of wider transmission.
- In Liberia, U.S. Soldiers Race Ebola
Liberia was barely able to respond to the needs of its people before the outbreak of Ebola. Subsequently, the U.S. and other countries are essentially creating a health system from scratch on extreme deadlines.
- Texas Hospital Denies Nurses' Ebola Allegations
The Texas hospital under fire for its treatment of an Ebola patient rebutted allegations by a nurses union that it mishandled the man’s care.
- Obama Says Ebola 'Czar' May Be Necessary
President Barack Obama said it may be necessary for him to name a point person to oversee the administration’s response to the Ebola virus.
- Ebola Outbreak: Response Ripples Across Nation
Concerns about the Dallas nurse who flew to Cleveland shortly before being diagnosed with Ebola rippled across the country Thursday, as officials tried to limit the chance of spreading infection by those who came into direct or indirect contact with her.
- Gates Foundation Asks CSL to Explore Ebola Treatment
CSL, an Australian maker of blood-plasma therapeutics, says it is exploring whether it can develop a plasma product to treat Ebola at the request of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.