CDC assigns 35 U.S hospitals as Ebola treatment centers

| At least 35 hospitals in the United States are properly staffed and equipped, and have enough capabilities and resources and a sufficiently trained staff to function as Ebola treatment facilities, the CDC said in a statement released Tuesday. “We continue our efforts to strengthen domestic…

Is the tide finally turning on AIDS/HIV?

| A new study claims that the AIDS virus may be evolving into a less infections…

CDC assigns 35 U.S hospitals as Ebola treatment centers

| At least 35 hospitals in the United States are properly staffed and equipped, and have enough capabilities and resources and a sufficiently trained staff to function as Ebola treatment facilities, the CDC said in a statement released Tuesday. “We continue our efforts to strengthen domestic…

Is the tide finally turning on AIDS/HIV?

| A new study claims that the AIDS virus may be evolving into a less infections…

15 minutes or less: new Ebola test on trial in W Africa

| A new Ebola test that can diagnose the virus 6 times faster than the current…

First Ebola vaccine human trial yields promising results

| All of the participants in the trial of the experimental vaccine developed anti-Ebola antibodies, researchers…

U.S Ebola quarantines cause ripple effect in W Africa

| Harvard experts say that quarantining measures in some U.S. states may discourage health workers from…

Congo declared Ebola-free by WHO

| The World Health Organization declared the Democratic Republic of Congo free of Ebola on Friday.…

Surgeon with Ebola dies in Nebraska

| An Ebola-infected surgeon who was in extremely critical condition at the Nebraska Medical Center “has…

Ebola-infected surgeon to be treated in Nebraska

| Martin Salia, a Sierra Leonean surgeon who lives in Maryland will become the third Ebola…

MSF to test Ebola drugs in West Africa

| The medical charity will start clinical trials of three different Ebola treatments next month in…

Scoot over Chucky, here’s the new most dangerous toy

| Scooters are the most dangerous foot-powered vehicle since the Flintmobile, according to an article in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Additionally, wagons, tricycles and motor-powered toys such as Barbie Jeeps are behind a surge in children’s injuries and visits to the E.R. Riding toys were responsible…

Children’s mental disability trends are rising

| During the last 50 years, the incidence of childhood mental disability in America has been…

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…

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…