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Gov. Cuomo: New York is Ready to Handle Ebola

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:23pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health officials there learned from what happened in Dallas and were able to prepare for an Ebola diagnosis in New York.






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'Compelled': Ebola Survivor Tells Why He Went to Liberia

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:24pm
NBC News' Kate Snow sat down with Ebola survivor and NBC News freelancer Ashoka Mukpo on Wednesday. Here are extra excerpts from their interview.






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Microsoft Co-Founder Bumps Ebola Effort to $100 Million

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:17pm
Paul Allen said the money will pay for programs to train doctors and to build special containment units to evacuate any who get infected.






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Single Case of Ebola Confirmed in West Africa's Mali

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:06pm
A 2-year-old girl is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in Mali, the West African country's health minister said.






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Dying Woman Slams Doc on Assisted-Suicide Remarks

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:27pm
Brittany Maynard says a top palliative care doctor’s remarks about her are “disrespectful and disturbing.”






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Arsenic in Gluten-Free Food: How Worried Should You Be?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:20pm
In the past few months, a focus on the presence of trace amounts of arsenic in rice has been a cause for concern for many. Should you be worried?






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Ebola Alert: New York Doctor Latest Case

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:45pm
A physician who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken country in West Africa is being isolated and has tested positive for the virus in New York.
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Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Doctor

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:45pm
A physician who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken country in West Africa is being isolated and checked for the virus in New York.
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Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Doctor

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:45pm
A physician who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken country in West Africa is being isolated and checked for the virus in New York.
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Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Doctor

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:45pm
A physician who recently returned from West Africa after working with Doctors Without Borders is being isolated and checked for Ebola virus at New York’s Bellevue Hospital.






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Why Has This Nurse With Ebola Recovered So Quickly?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:20pm
Amber Vinson’s tested negative for Ebola virus, just nine days after she was first diagnosed although most people are sick for weeks.






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Is Your Favorite on the 10 Foods to Avoid List?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:57pm
A consumer advocacy group presents “the worst America’s food manufacturers and restaurants have to offer."






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Watch Live: The Texas Task Holds Hearing on Ebola Preparedness

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:36am
The Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response holds its first hearing, focusing on preparedness for initial identification and isolation of patients with Ebola.






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Now There's an Uber Service for Flu Shots

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:27am
Uber is bringing back the house call for flu vaccinations.






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Just a Bite: Why Sharing Cake Makes You Feel Better

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:38am
Want to feel better about eating that luscious piece of chocolate cake? Here’s one way to make it guilt-free: Have a friend invite you to share it.






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Overweight Women Tend To Earn Less Pay: Study

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:24pm
A new study shows obese females tend to occupy lower-paying, more-strenuous jobs when compared to average-sized women and men in the workforce.






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How NBC News Freelancer Survived Ebola

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:07pm
Being young and healthy helped Ashoka Mukpo pull through Ebola, but he’ll be weak for months, doctors who treated him said Wednesday.






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Lessons Learned: NBC News Freelancer's Ebola Story

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:40pm
'I can feel my strength coming back every day,' says the NBC News freelancer who contracted Ebola in Liberia and was declared virus-free Tuesday.
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New Testing Starts on Experimental Ebola Vaccine

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:15pm
U.S. health officials say they've started human testing of another new Ebola vaccine at a government-run hospital outside Washington.






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Ashoka Mukpo Statement: 'Today is a Joyful Day'

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:45pm
Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, announces that Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo has been declared free of the Ebola virus, and released. Gold then reads a statement from Mukpo.






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