Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Wendy Chung, Dallas' top epidemiologist, spent time at the bedside of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan; she is now being monitored as someone potentially exposed to the virus. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Dallas Top Health Official Confirms Contact With Ebola Patient

Dr. Wendy Chung, Dallas’ top epidemiologist spent time at the bedside of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan where she became potentially exposed to the virus.

10/16/2014

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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/15/2014

A Texas incinerator has destroyed drums loaded with items believed to have been contaminated by a man with Ebola. CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.”

10/13/2014

A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where Thomas Eric Duncan died from Ebola virus. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

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.

10/12/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Health Officials: First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.

The patient was admitted to a Dallas hospital Monday night with Ebola-like symptoms.

09/30/2014

Standing 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. (credit: Getty Images)

Standing Desks Fighting Obesity, Boosting Attention Spans In More US Classrooms

Standing 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.

08/28/2014

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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.

07/24/2014

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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.

07/23/2014

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Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food Workers

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.

06/04/2014

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CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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