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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Dallas Nurse Who Caught Ebola: 'I'm Not Careless'The Dallas nurse who flew on a commercial jet before being diagnosed with Ebola says she wasn't careless or reckless.
Ashes From Ebola Victim's Apartment In LimboNo one quite knows what to do with the incinerated contents of Thomas Eric Duncan's apartment, which are sitting in a storage facility in Port Arthur.
Dallas Top Health Official Confirms Contact With Ebola PatientDr. Wendy Chung, Dallas' top epidemiologist spent time at the bedside of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan where she became potentially exposed to the virus.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Nurse's Ebola Infection Puts Hospitals On Alert The infection of a Dallas nurse caring for an Ebola patient was a wake-up call for hospitals, an infectious disease consultant for a regional health system said Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said hospitals should "think Ebola."
CDC Director: 'The Fact We Don't Know Of A Breach In Protocol Is Concerning'A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.
Health Officials: First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.The patient was admitted to a Dallas hospital Monday night with Ebola-like symptoms.
Standing Desks Fighting Obesity, Boosting Attention Spans In More US ClassroomsStanding desks may soon become a standard part of U.S. classrooms as recent studies have shown the workplace health trend increases students paying attention boosts efforts in the fight against childhood obesity.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food WorkersAccording to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.