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Eating out costs you 200 calories

The study concludes that eating at both fast food and full-service restaurants leads to "significant increases in energy, sugar, saturated f…

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Vibrio vulnificus: A summertime bacteria

Most at risk for severe illness and death from Vibrio vulnificus are people with a weakened immune system or who suffer from chronic liver d…

Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak

Lawmakers are getting an update from the CDC, the State Department, and others on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

In 1995's "Outbreak," Dustin Hoffman and Rene Russo work to contain Motaba, a fictional disease similar to Ebola. The outbreak spreads from Africa to the United States via an infected monkey before a serum is created.

The roots of our Ebola fears

Our fears are reflections of an infectious disease narrative fed to the public for years — by health officials, by the media and through a …

Ohio ebola scare

Ebola Scare: False Alarm

Patient showing possible Ebola symptoms at Ohio hospital tests negative for the virus.