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CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case:

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

The first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States has been confirmed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. A spokesperson for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas confirmed Tuesday afternoon the case involves a patient... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined

Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital...

The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported the man infected with Ebola to the hospital has... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case

Experts say hospitals are preparing for the Ebola virus after the CDC confirmed its first case in the United States.... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States -- a man isolated... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed,... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Young boy travels to Alaska to view Northern Lights and nature before he goes blind. Blake Essig reports. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Enterovirus May Have Caused SD Child's Paralysis

Enterovirus May Have Caused SD Child's Paralysis

A strain of enterovirus could be to blame for a mysterious paralysis taking over a San Diego boy’s arm. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Afraid of EV-D68? Another Virus Is Killing Kids in U.S.

Afraid of EV-D68? Another Virus Is Killing Kids in U.S.

Although Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) has grabbed headlines in recent weeks for sickening hundreds of American... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teens

Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teens

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
California Adopts

California Adopts "Yes Means Yes" Sex-Assault Rule

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an assault bill Sunday that requires college students to give consent before sex,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

Five babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
Stanford Researchers Find New Cancer Treatment

Stanford Researchers Find New Cancer Treatment

Researchers at Stanford University say they have found a new way to stop the spread of cancer. Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
Enterovirus-D68 Confirmed in North Texas

Enterovirus-D68 Confirmed in North Texas

Several cases of Enterovirus-D68 have been confirmed in North Texas after test results came back positive from... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Vaccinating Dogs Could Eliminate Rabies, Experts Say

Vaccinating Dogs Could Eliminate Rabies, Experts Say

Vaccinating dogs around the world could essentially eliminate rabies in people, but world leaders remain unconcerned... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
1.8 Million Young Adults Have Chlamydia, Survey Finds

1.8 Million Young Adults Have Chlamydia, Survey Finds

A recent survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 2 million young adults have... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Skirt Size Increase Linked to Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Skirt Size Increase Linked to Breast Cancer Risk: Study

A new study from the journal BMJ Open suggests that woman who go up a skirt size every decade between their 20s and... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Program Helps Liquor Stores Sell Healthy Food

Program Helps Liquor Stores Sell Healthy Food

A South Bay program aims to give certain neighborhoods easier access to healthy foods. Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Coke, Pepsi Pledge to Reduce Calorie Consumption

Coke, Pepsi Pledge to Reduce Calorie Consumption

Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
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