- Ebola Outbreak Enters Sixth Month With No End in Sight
West Africans hiding and burying Ebola patients in secret, officials warn.
- Why American Ebola Survivor Got So Many Hugs
Hospital staff hugged Dr. Kent Brantly to show public he's not contagious.
- 7 Ways Debt Is Bad for Your Health
Regardless of who you areâ€”or why you owe moneyâ€”science suggests that being in debt could be affecting your physical and mental health. Here are just some of the reasons to get back in the black.
- Ebola Drug's Role in Americans' Recoveries Remains Unclear
American Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly credited doctors, God and an experimental drug for his recovery today. But experts say itâ€™s unclear whether the drug, known as ZMapp, helped or hindered his recovery.
- US Ebola Patients Out of Hospital But Outbreak Worsens in West Africa
Even though two American Ebola patients may be out of the woods in terms of their battle with the virulent disease, officials in West Africa continue to grapple with the worst-ever Ebola outbreak that is showing no signs of stopping.
- Ebola Patient Dr. Kent Brantly Says 'God Saved My Life'
Two Americans who contracted Ebola in Africa were released after being cured of the disease at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
- How Ebola Survivors Have Fought the Stigma
American Ebola survivors are no risk to the general public, experts say.
- Man Hands Foul Ball Catch to Terminally-Ill Mom
John Oberg caught the foul ball and handed it to his mom, glad she's alive.
- School Year Set to Kick Off With Relaxed Lice Policies
By CDC estimates, there are 6 million to 12 million head lice infestations each year in the U.S. among young children.
- Are Athletes More Likely to Be Diagnosed With ALS?
Just one year ago, Tim Shaw was playing football with the Tennessee Titans. Now heâ€™s battling ALS, the fatal neurodegenerative disease at the center of the viral ice bucket challenge.
- Retired teacher loses 200 pounds
"There's another one who will break our equipment," Kathleen Riser overheard one trainer say, pointing at her 350-plus pound frame. Two years later, people now point to Riser as an inspiration.
- 'Big Ben' loses 145 pounds
After almost two years of strict dieting and exercise Ben's 140lbs lighter. He's lost 38 inches off of his waist and tossed out his 3XL shirts to make room for his new size, large.
- Plant-based diet is his secret
For years Benji Kurtz was severely obese. He tried diet after diet. Then the solution to his weight loss problem found him.
- Mental health help: Where to turn
Americans often don't know where to turn when dealing with a loved one with serious mental illness, but experts emphsize there are resources available.
- Venom may hold cure for cancer
How nanotechnology and synthesized venom may hold the key to stopping cancer cell growth.
- Break up with your trainer
After months of personal training, you're still not seeing results. Could it be time to ditch your trainer?
- 9 nutrition rules for athletes
Follow these nutrition guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.
- 21 pounds of flesh removed
I am a CNN Fit Nation alumna. I completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in 2013 with my Fit Nation teammates. But my journey to health really started more than two years ago.
- The best way to brush
CNN's Martha Shade reports on what's the best way to brush your teeth.
- Still smoking after cancer
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us that some people who have beat cancer continue to smoke.
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- WHO warns of 'shadow zones,' hidden cases in Ebola outbreak
The scale of the world's worst Ebola outbreak has been concealed by families hiding infected loved ones in their homes and the existence of "shadow zones" that medics cannot enter, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
- Drone pilots suffer PTSD just like those in combat
Although drone operators may be far from the battlefield, they can still develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study shows
- Doctor at center of HIV and hepatitis health scare cedes license
An Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinics led to the testing of thousands of patients for HIV and hepatitis permanently surrendered his professional license on Friday.
- After food safety scares, China retailer offers baby milk insurance
A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concern about food safety in China
- US missionary still regaining strength after Ebola, son says
A U.S. missionary who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia is better after being released from an Atlanta hospital but still regaining her strength, her son said on Friday.
- Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages
African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas
- Fewer US teenagers using sunscreen, study finds
Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.
- Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases
Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola and died, Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said Friday.
- Knee replacement may go poorly for people who think life isn't fair
People who tend to blame others for their suffering and think setbacks in their lives are irreparable tend to report more pain after knee replacement surgery, according to a new study
- Blame seals for arrival of tuberculosis in the New World: study
Tuberculosis may have reached the New World long before Christopher Columbus ever sailed the ocean blue, a new study suggests.
- 1 of 40 Americans Will Get Diabetes! Here's How to Not Be One of Them
Simple changes can help prevent type 2 diabetes. Even if you are high risk, losing just 5 to 7 percent of your body weight and getting at least 150 minutes per week of moderate physical exercise can reduce your risk by 58 percent. Here are 11 ways to prevent diabetes.
- Family-Friendly Picnic Food
Take advantage of warm weather and get the kids out of the house by taking the whole family on a picnic.
- Here's How to Fix That Bad Haircut (You Can Stop Crying Now)
Wondering how long it will take to grow out a bad haircut? You know the one. That haircut that was supposed to be Anne Hathaway but ended up Donald Trump? Dealing with a bad haircut when it was cut too short could cause even those of us less emotional than Hathaway to publically burst into tears.
- What You Need to Know About Ebola
The Ebola virus currently raging in West Africa has a well-earned reputation as one of the world's most deadly illnesses. But experts stress that early and intense medical care can greatly improve a person's chances of survival.
- Three Easy Tricks to Find the Best Lipstick Color for You
Consider Your Irises
“Eye color can really help determine which lipstick shades will pop against your specific complexion,” says celebrity makeup artist Joy Fennell. She suggests enhancing green and hazel irises with cherry-red lips. Blue eyes, conversely, work best with coral hues, which fall opposite them on the color wheel. “The orange complements the blue without overpowering [it]," Fennell explains. What’s a brown-eyed woman to do? Think pink. Rosy tones balance brown coloring and encourage a refreshed, wide-awake look.
- Want to Add 3 Years to Your Life? Start Running!
Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.
- 31 Fun Activities to Do With Your Kids Before Summer Ends
Is your summer flying by? Don't let it without making time to pitch a tent in the backyard, catch fireflies, have a water balloon fight -- or one of the 29 other fun activities listed here! How many can your family check off your bucket list this summer?
- New Study Says: Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain
Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- does not help treat lower back pain, according to a new Australian study.
- 13 Incredible Hot Dog Toppings that Put Ketchup to Shame
A squirt of ketchup on your hot dog is such a summertime snoozefest! Instead serve these traditional-with-a-twist and out-of-the-bun topping ideas at your next backyard BBQ:
- So Chill: 21 Cool Homemade Popsicle Recipes
Want to keep everyone cool this summer? Make popsicles for your kids! They're easy, refreshing and tasty enough that you and the hubs will want to eat them, too. Try one -- or all of of them -- before summer is over.
- Walgreen Shakeup After Bad Projection
The drugstore giant pressured its CFO and pharmacy chief to leave after a bungled forecast of pharmacy profits related to its Medicare prescription-drug business.
- New Study Focuses on In-Flight Risk to Infants
In-flight deaths of young children occur rarely. But when they do, their cause often remains a mystery, a new study found.
- Hospira Wins Delay Against FDA
Hospira was granted a temporary restraining order against the FDA over the agency's approval of generic versions of the company's top-selling drug.
- One More Wrinkle in Battle for Botox Firm Allergan
Allergan approached Salix Pharmaceuticals and at least one other company about a potential acquisition, as the Botox maker seeks to fend off a $53 billion hostile takeover from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
- Answers for Women With Fibroids
After a popular method of removing uterine fibroids has come under intense scrutiny, experts offer their views on what other options women have.
- Senators Want More Companies to Pull Surgical Device From Market
Two U.S. senators urged the Food and Drug Administration to ask manufacturers of a common surgical tool called a power morcellator to pull their devices from the market because of a risk of spreading undetected uterine cancer in women.
- For Want of Gloves, Ebola Doctors Die
On the front lines of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, health workers believe its toll on their own staffs could be mitigated if only they had enough basic hospital supplies such as gloves.
- FedEx Faces Additional Charges
The Justice Department on Friday filed additional charges against FedEx in connection with its prescription-drug case against the package-delivery concern.
- Hunting for Fraud in Medicare Data
Law-enforcement officials estimate that fraud accounts for as much as 10% of Medicare's yearly spending—which would amount to about $58 billion in bogus payments in the 2013 fiscal year. Part of a Series
- U.K. Drug Panel Backs Sovaldi
A U.K. panel recommended that the English health system pay for the Sovaldi hepatitis C treatment sold by Gilead Sciences at a 30% discount from its U.S. price.