Texas nurse gets Ebola despite protective gear

| A so-called “breach in protocol” caused a Texas nurse to contract Ebola from a patient, even though she was wearing protective equipment, marking the first transmission to occur in the United States. The nurse herself could not specify what the breach was, but the CDC…

Ebola patient dies in U.S: Ghost will haunt health system

| Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the…

Texas nurse gets Ebola despite protective gear

| A so-called “breach in protocol” caused a Texas nurse to contract Ebola from a patient, even though she was wearing protective equipment, marking the first transmission to occur in the United States. The nurse herself could not specify what the breach was, but the CDC…

Ebola patient dies in U.S: Ghost will haunt health system

| Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the…

Texas Ebola Massacre? Up to 80 may been exposed

| The Dallas Ebola patient – who has been identified as Thomas Eric Duncan – may…

US airports to screen passengers: Ebola-affected countries

| American health authorities announced on Tuesday new measures to keep Ebola from entering the country,…

Spanish nurse first to contract Ebola in Europe

| Or the first person to become infected with the virus outside of Africa, depending on…

4-year-old boy first confirmed Enterovirus D68 fatality

| Eli Waller, who died overnight on September 24th, is the first casualty directly associated with…

Ebola screenings easier than getting into Arizona State

| Ibuprofen and cheating is all it takes for people infected with the Ebola virus to…

Dallas Ebola Patient to test U.S. containment protocols

| The first Ebola patient to be diagnosed outside of Africa is receiving treatment in a…

Children of Ebola: Fields of Terror

| Blood is thicker than water, except when the bloodline has been tainted by the Ebola…

Children’s mental disability trends are rising

| During the last 50 years, the incidence of childhood mental disability in America has been increasing, possibly due to greater awareness of these issues. A new study published in the online edition of the journal Pediatrics this week indicates the changing nature of these newly…

Youth Assassin: One hit of synthetic pot kills teen

| Connor Reid Eckhart could not be polite and pass it to the right.  In fact,…

Think of the Children! Health textbook controversy

| When you think of challenged books, the titles A Clockwork Orange, The Catcher in the…

Baby on board: Campaign to reduce hot car deaths

| In observance of the second annual National Heatstroke Prevention Day, the National Highway Traffic Safety…

Asthma inhalers stunt children’s growth

| Children who use inhalers for asthma “may grow approximately half a centimeter less during the…

Parents’ loving spoonfuls can be dangerous

| Administering medicines via spoonful can lead to over- and under-dosing, both of which can be…

Sleeping with parents more harm than good for babies

| A new study has linked the popular practice of bed-sharing -or co-sleeping- with an increased…

Tennessee to cars: Break yo’self, fool!

| A new Good Samaritan Law allows Tennesseans to go Grand Theft Auto on parked cars…

Can children O.D. on vitamins and minerals?

| The time when a Flintstone vitamin was a rare treat is long gone. Today’s children…

The Red Cross wants you to donate blood

| Blood donations have dropped 8% in the past 11 weeks; in other words, 80,000 less donations than expected for the summer. In light of that, The American Red Cross is encouraging every man, woman, and child over the age 17 -16 with parental consent in…

NIH finds old smallpox vials

| National Institutes of Health (NIH) staff just found six vials of smallpox (variola) from the…

Would you like Norovirus with that?

| Although outbreaks of Norovirus infections are usually associated with cruise ships, stomach bug-related food poisoning…

Kenyan girl saves face – literally

| Patch Adams put smiles on sick children’s faces, but he has nothing on Drs. Leon…

Epileptic seizure-suppressant pill ready in 10 years

| In tomorrow’s news, University College London researchers have developed a pill that could suppress seizures…

Aspirin Fights Ovarian Cancer

| While heartburn, stomach cramps, throwing up, and irritated stomach are part of the ugly side…

Is aromatherapy useful?

| The healing properties of the essential oils that form the basis of aromatherapy have not…

Why is homeopathy still around?

| The most probable reason that homeopathy has had and will always have defenders is a…

Insulin Truths and Myths

| If someone asked you to do word association with the vocable ‘diabetes’, you would probably…

Hand Sanitizers: Kids Still Get Sick

| Installing hand sanitizers in classrooms and encouraging students to make use of them has no effect on the incidence of sick children missing school days. A new New Zealand study randomly assigned alcohol-based hand sanitizers among 68, and gave all participating students (aged 5-11 years…

Gay parents raise gay children

| And by gay we mean the original meaning of the word, which is ‘happy.’ Children…

Children gain access to adult lungs

| The Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) and United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) have…

Robo Sperm: The future of in vitro fertilization

| Scientists from the Universities of Twente in the Netherlands and the German University in Cairo…

Couple goes out on a limb to save daughter

| Glenn and Cara O’Neill from Columbia, South Carolina have raised over one million dollars out…

Fertility after cancer is possible

| Chemotherapy treatment for cancer is the very definition of the phrase ‘fighting fire with fire,’…

The mother of all stress

| According to the American Psychological Association, women are more prone than men to experiencing physical…

Children, Football, and Concussions

| Many parents used to want their boys to be just like Brett Favre when they…

4 Common Aging Parents Issues

| Your parents took care of you when you were little, so it’s understandable that you…