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A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Family Of American Doctor Infected With Ebola Under 21-Day Fever Watch

State health officials say the family of an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is under a 21-day fever watch, but it's...

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) wearing protective gear walk outside the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital, on July 23, 2014 in Conakry. (credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

American Doctor Who Contracted Ebola: ‘I’m Praying Fervently That God Will Help Me Survive This Disease’

Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.

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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

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Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

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HIV-Killing Condom Could Launch In Next Few Months

Australian company working with condom manufacturer to combine anti-viral gel with lubricant.

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?