The virus mostly strikes children and causes a severe respiratory illness
First patient diagnosed with deadly disease in U.S. wasn't admitted on first visit to the hospital
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Will Arnett, Ricky Gervais and an "X-Men" star are all participating in the new trend inspired by the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
At least a dozen different people, including a handful of school-aged children, had contact with man being isolated in Texas due to Ebola
Doctors have developed an unusual way to deliver treatment to allergy patients
Doctors have developed a new way to treat everyday allergies with toothpaste. By infusing toothpaste with specific allergen extracts, those suffering with allergies can experience immediate relief. Marlie Hall reports.
Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down. A talking scale measures your meal and shouts instructions. There is also a weight-loss watch and a diet-inducing fork. WCBS' Bill Lind reports.
Adolescents may be more likely to smoke, drink, get poor grades after a bad concussion
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Dr. Tom Frieden talks about the new Ebola case in Texas and the protocol to find anyone at risk to developing symptoms
Women can reduce their risk for gestational diabetes, a disease that can have long-term consequences for mothers and babies, by not smoking and maintaining a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy. Also, women who smoke during pregnancy can hurt their sons' fertility. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
Ambulance "decontaminated," officials say, and vehicle and crew quarantined as part of city's efforts to make sure disease doesn't spread
"It's a small globe," says one Texas man from Sierra Leone, "It was bound to happen"
Was the U.S. government's response to the outbreak in Africa too sluggish?
The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S. has left many Americans wondering about their own risk; here's what you need to know about the virus and how it spreads
Boston Children’s Hospital is monitoring patients who have developed polio-like symptoms, possibly related to Enterovirus D68. A hospital spokesman said that patients who meet three sets of criteria will have additional samples sent to be tested by the CDC.
Patient put in isolation at Dallas hospital tests positive for Ebola; "I have no doubt we will stop it here," CDC director says
Health officials are investigating cases of children developing polio-like symptoms in Colorado and now Boston
Young's family released a statement regarding the legendary rock guitarist's health