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Google Glass Addiction: Doctors Report First Case Of Disorder

Apparently you can be a Google Glass addict.


CDC to Deploy Ebola Response Teams “Within Hours”

Dr. Thomas R. Friedman, director of the CDC, held a news conference today in Atlanta to address the center’s plans concerning the Ebola situation in the U.S.. Friedman made a statement promising that the CDC has teams in place,


Spain Places Husband Of Ebola Nurse In Quarantine

Spain has placed in quarantine the husband of a Spanish nurse who has tested positive for the Ebola virus in the first known transmission outside West Africa.


Hospital Breakdown Could Have Delayed Ebola Treatment

A breakdown in communication at a Texas hospital may have delayed treatment for a man now suffering a life-threatening case

breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is Here

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's a chance to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Enterovirus 68

Mystery Surrounding Outbreak Of Enterovirus 68 Continues

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating whether limb weakness and paralysis in nine children could be connected to


Third US Ebola Patient Released From Hospital

The third American aid worker who contracted Ebola in Africa has been released from a Nebraska hospital.


Ebola Could Infect More Than 1 Million

The best-case scenario: The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could be “almost ended” by January 20, if the dead are buried safely and most patients are

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Why You Should Get Vaccinated This Flu Season

Yesterday, the NFID convened leading public health and medical experts at a news conference to emphasize the importance of annual flu vaccination

Could A Little Extra Weight Raise Blood Pressure?

Could A Little Extra Weight Raise Blood Pressure?

It doesn’t take much for one to gain a bit of weight, especially as the holiday season is coming up. However, even gaining an extra 10 lbs could have dire consequences for one’s blood pressure. According to a preliminary