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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

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New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases

Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.

09/17/2014

A woman washes her hands with chlorine water in prevention from contracting Ebola at a public health center on July 31, 2014. (credit: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Of American With Ebola Claim To Be Healthy

The family of a Texas-trained doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has shown no symptoms of the deadly disease.

07/31/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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