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In this Sept. 18, 2014, file photo nurses are trained to use Ebola protective gear by World Health Organization, WHO, workers, in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Lessons Learned 6 Months into Worst Ebola Outbreak

Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the potentially lethal virus behaves. The first cases of Ebola in this outbreak were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March 23 - before spreading to Sierra Leone, Liberia and elsewhere. Here's a look at what scientists have learned so far...



  • INTERVIEW: What Parents Need to Know about Enterovirus D68

    The respiratory virus that's sickened hundreds of kids across the country is now confirmed in Minnesota. Enterovirus D68 took the country by surprise. At first, doctors weren't sure what it was. Now, Minnesota is among at least 13 states where the virus has spread. At least 12 children in Minnesota have been officially diagnosed...

  • White House Orders Plan for Antibiotic Resistance

    It's a sign of the serious threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs. The president is ordering the government to create a national plan to fight the germs by early next year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says antibiotic-resistant infections are linked to 23,000 deaths and 2 million illnesses each year in the U.S...

  • Jessie Diaz, center, form New York City, participates in a Vixen Workout fitness concert, at the Highline Ballroom, in New York, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Dance Workout Puts Moves on Women's Self-Esteem

    When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck. The former Miami Heat dancer decided to create a women's only workout with a safe space to let loose with girlfriends, listen to hip-hop and rap music, curse and even scream...

  • Artificial sweeteners are displayed, on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in New York. Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes

    Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice. The authors said they are not recommending any changes in how people use artificial sweeteners based on their study, which included some human experiments...

  • Photo of a rhesus macaque, the same type of monkey injured. Mayo Clinic Cited for Monkey Injured During Experiment

    An animal rights group is calling on the Mayo Clinic to pay up after a monkey was injured during an experiment. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture cited the clinic for negligence after workers seriously burned a monkey's legs in January when it came into contact with overheated fluid bags. Stop Animal Exploitation NOW (SAEN) wants a new investigation, and for the clinic to pay $10,000...