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More than 1,200 people have died from Ebola in West Africa, the World Health Organization reported Tuesday, but it said there are some signs of hope.
New research suggests a dark side to the “Super Parent” — pressure so great it can create stress that contributes to mental disorders.
As limited supplies of experimental Ebola drugs arrive in Liberia, thorny questions remain that could determine the difference between life and death.
Lilly’s doctors believe she has Usher syndrome, a rare degenerative disorder that causes both hearing and vision loss.
Federal grand jury alleges Rancho Feeding Corp. workers slaughtered cows with cancer and distributed the diseased cattle.
A recent study from the United Kingdom says one in 10 people has no close friends — but that might not be as bleak as it sounds.
The United Nations said Monday it was undertaking a polio vaccination campaign in Iraq as the virus crosses from Syria into neighboring countries.
Getting the silent treatment from your kids? A new app lets you lock their phone until they respond.
The husband of an American aid worker being treated for Ebola got to see her for the first time since her return to the United States.
Drugs to treat autoimmune diseases such as a rare form of leukemia can also help people with a different rare condition grow their hair back.
Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients.
Medical experts say the organs most vulnerable to football injuries are the spleen, liver and kidney.
Liberia, the West African country with the highest death toll from the virus at 413, received three doses of the rare serum in a special consignment.
When cops in Ferguson swapped their peace officer look for soldierly garb, civilians began to see them as machine-like invaders, experts assert.
CDC officials have called the incident the most worrisome in a series of lab safety problems at the government agency.
On it’s way to Spain for the World Cup, Team USA was going to make a stop in Dakar in Senegal for a day of clinics and other events.
The Ice Bucket Challenge movement has paid off, raising $9.5 million for the ALS Association in less than three weeks.
Hey, guys, housework is sexy. Husbands who wash dishes and pitch in with other household chores report the highest quality sex lives.
Doctors may be missing depression in early stage Parkinson’s patients, according to a study released Friday.
When a loved one dies from suicide, normal feelings of grief and loss become more complicated. And Robin Williams’ death can bring emotions back.