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Girl Found Dead In Refrigerator After Six Months Ruled A Homicide

The death of a 9-year-old Houston girl whose body was left in a refrigerator for six months has been ruled a homicide.

10/31/2014

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

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause Infection

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.

08/14/2014

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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

Doctors say while rare, HIV transmission between female partners is possible. (Getty Images)

Rare Case Of Female-To-Female HIV Transmission In Texas

Doctors say other factors unlikely in spread of HIV in this case.

03/14/2014

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Animal Shelter Euthanizes 60 Dogs After Parvovirus Outbreak

The staff of a Houston-area animal shelter has euthanized 60 dogs in the past week because of an outbreak of highly contagious parvovirus.

04/11/2013

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