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Is the Bay Area Prepared For an Ebola Outbreak?

Is the Bay Area Prepared For an Ebola Outbreak?

California's two senators are asking trade groups representing the state's hospitals to make sure their members have... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Report: Facebook Moving Into Healthcare

Report: Facebook Moving Into Healthcare

Facebook may soon begin developing healthcare-oriented apps as the social network broadens its offerings. Meetings... Read »

Oct 4, 2014
Family Leaves Dallas Home Where Ebola Patient Stayed

Family Leaves Dallas Home Where Ebola Patient Stayed

A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Texas apartment where an Ebola patient stayed, while public... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Health Experts Not Worried About Ebola Spreading in US

Health Experts Not Worried About Ebola Spreading in US

The Ebola pandemic was the focus of a Global Health Symposium held in San Francisco on Thursday. Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
Texas Can Enforce Strict Abortion Law: Appeals Court

Texas Can Enforce Strict Abortion Law: Appeals Court

A U.S. appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will... Read »

Oct 2, 2014
Enterovirus Confirmed in 2 Bay Area Counties

Enterovirus Confirmed in 2 Bay Area Counties

Two Bay Area counties have confirmed cases of enterovirus, health officials said Thursday. Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Travelers From West Africa Warned About Ebola

Travelers From West Africa Warned About Ebola

All people traveling to the United States from countries with Ebola are being warned as of Wednesday about the pote... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Two Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in LA County

Two Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in LA County

The first cases of enterovirus D68 confirmed in Los Angeles County involve two children, according to health offici... Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
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 Dise... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined

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

The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported Watch »

Oct 7, 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 in... Watch »

Oct 1, 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 announced... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread
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 »

Oct 1, 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 TV... 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 kids,... 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

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