Nurse Nina Pham's Condition Is Improved
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
October 21st, 2014
Nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola at a Dallas hospital while caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, is now in "good" condition, according to a statement from the National Institutes of Health.
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CDC Updates Its Ebola Guidelines for Health Care Workers
Health care workers put on protective gear before entering an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak..
October 20th, 2014
To better protect health care workers from Ebola, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines about wearing personal protective equipment.
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How a Liberian Rubber Plant Prevented Ebola Spread
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) shows Ebola virus particles budding from the surface of a cell.
October 21st, 2014
The rate of Ebola cases in a part of Liberia where one rubber tree plantation operates is far lower than in other parts of the country.
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Ingrown Toenail? How to Snip It the Right Way
An ingrown nail on a big toe
October 21st, 2014
Nobody likes ingrown toenails, but clipping off the offending bit might only make it worse. Now, a look at the physics of nail growth reveals the best way to cut an ingrown nail.
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Ebola Airport Screening Prevents 3 Cases Per Month from Traveling
airplane over water
October 20th, 2014
If the Ebola screening currently taking place at airports in West Africa were to stop, about three people with the disease would travel by plane to a new country each month.
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Nigeria: How Ebola Was Contained in Africa's Largest City
An isolation ward in Lagos, Nigeria, constructed to address the Ebola outbreak.
October 20th, 2014
Now that 42 days have passed without any new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, the country is officially Ebola-free, the World Health Organization declared today.
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Diet Supplements Contain Illegal Drugs Years After Recalls
Dietary Supplements
October 21st, 2014
Many dietary supplements that have been recalled can still be purchased years later, and they often contain the same banned ingredients that led to their recall in the first place, a new study finds.
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This Family Doesn't Sweat: Here's Why
a drop of sweat on skin
October 21st, 2014
A rare disorder in which people can't produce sweat may be caused by a mutation in a single gene, according to a new study.
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Vaccines Do Not Increase Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
A woman receives a vaccinations
October 20th, 2014
Getting a vaccination does not increase people's risk of developing multiple sclerosis, as some anti-vaccination groups have suggested, a new study finds.
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