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There's a debate about if those coming to the U.S. from West Africa -- including doctors who went there to help those in need -- should be quarantined.

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Ebola outbreak: Millions of doses of vaccines planned by 2015 updated 7 hours 32 minutes ago

As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines.

What will nurse do after beating Ebola? Hug her dog, of course updated 10 hours 49 minutes ago

She beat Ebola. Now Nina Pham is eager to resume a normal life -- and reunite with her dog, Bentley.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments updated 13 hours 11 minutes ago

With multiple developments underway, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak.

From Guinea to the U.S.: Timeline of first Ebola patient in New York City updated 13 hours 54 minutes ago

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola -- the first case of the virus in New York. Here's a timeline of his movements.

NJ official: Female health care worker who'd been in Africa isolated with fever updated 15 hours 51 minutes ago

Authorities give a timeline of Dr. Craig Spencer's whereabouts before he became the fourth diagnosed Ebola case in the United States.

Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants updated 21 hours 8 minutes ago

Pioneering heart transplants announced in Australia may lead to a new option for transplant patients by boosting the number of donor hearts available.

Researchers retract study supporting diet pills promoted by Dr. Oz updated 1 days ago

A study supporting diet pills promoted on "The Dr. Oz Show" has been retracted by its lead researchers.

How much sex is considered exercise? updated 1 days ago

What's the deal with sex and exercise? Can you really burn calories getting busy? Find out how much exercise you can get from sex.

Wiping out polio, country by country updated 1 days ago

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Could this be the next medicinal marijuana? updated 1 days ago

Ayahuasca is a psychedelic drink that's attracting more and more tourists to the remote corners of the Amazon. Here's what you need to know:

Rwanda reverses its decision to screen U.S., Spain visitors for Ebola updated 1 days ago

Rwanda will not be screening U.S. visitors for Ebola after all.

N.Y. doctor positive for Ebola had no symptoms until Thursday, officials say updated 1 days ago

A Doctors Without Borders physician back from West Africa tests positive for Ebola at a New York hospital.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments updated 1 days ago

With multiple developments underway, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak.

New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola described as 'committed and responsible' updated 1 days ago

The work of Dr. Craig Spencer, who has Ebola, has taken him from New York ERs to the rural clinics in Africa.

Ebola Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Ebola is a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976. Learn more facts about Ebola.

Living life from a hospital room updated 2 days ago

A 17-year-old girl living with cystic fibrosis makes the hospital her happy place. Read Claire Wineland's story about living with cystic fibrosis.

45,000-year-old leg bone offers clues to Stone Age mating updated 2 days ago

Genome sequencing of DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals.

6 ways to straighten out smartphone slump with yoga updated 2 days ago

Do you have smartphone slump? See these six yoga poses to improve your posture and reduce muscle fatigue caused by staring at your smartphone.

Cell transplant allows paralyzed man to walk again, researchers say updated 2 days ago

A ground-breaking cell transplant has allowed a paralyzed man to walk again, researchers announced Tuesday.

CDC: Travelers to U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations face new requirements updated 2 days ago

CDC: Travelers coming from Ebola-stricken Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone will be required to monitor their temperatures for 21 days starting on Monday.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments updated 2 days ago

With multiple developments underway, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak

1.5 million died last year from this curable disease updated 3 days ago

Thousands have died in the current Ebola outbreak. But another infectious disease, tuberculosis, has infected millions.

CDC issues new hospital guidance for Ebola updated 3 days ago

Ebola cases keep spiraling out of control in the three West African countries, but there are glimmers of hope elsewhere in the world.

The 5 biggest breakfast myths updated 3 days ago

How does breakfast really affect weight loss, energy levels and appetite throughout the day? Here's a reality check on the biggest breakfast myths.

Freelance cameraman free of Ebola, can leave Nebraska hospital updated 3 days ago

Freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo no longer has the Ebola virus in his bloodstream, a Nebraska hospital said.

That sweet drink may age you updated 4 days ago

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may make certain cells in your body age faster, a new study suggests.

Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might fly each month updated 4 days ago

Up to three Ebola-infected travelers may board an international flight each month in West Africa, according to a new study.

6 surprising health benefits of pumpkins updated 4 days ago

There are more health benefits of pumpkins than you might realize. See these six health benefits of pumpkins to learn more.

Ebola outbreak in the West: Why some survive, some don't updated 4 days ago

There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients in the West walked away healthy while others died?

Ebola hysteria: An epic, epidemic overreaction updated 4 days ago

This is getting ridiculous. Ebola hysteria: An epic, epidemic overreaction

She lost 50 pounds for her 50th high school reunion updated 4 days ago

In January, Carol Highsmith had three milestones of 50 that she planned to reach with three rules.

Ebola fears throw Ohio bridal shop owners' lives into chaos updated 4 days ago

Ever since the news that nurse Amber Vinson visited their Ohio bridal just before she was diagnosed with Ebola, the owners' lives have been upside down.

Ebola Q and A: What you need to know updated 5 days ago

CNN answers your questions about the Ebola virus and what's being done to stop it after the death of the first Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S.

Avian Flu Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Bird flu, or avian flu, is an illness that usually affects only birds. Learn about bird flu symptoms and how bird flu spreads to humans.

5 scary good healthy Halloween treats updated 5 days ago

These healthy Halloween recipes can help you stay energized instead of stuck in a sugar coma. See the list and try a healthy Halloween recipe today!

West Nile Virus Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

West Nile virus is an illness spread by infected mosquitoes. Learn about West Nile virus symptoms and statistics.

Spanish nurse's aide found to be Ebola-free in third test updated 5 days ago

Teresa Romero, a Spanish nurse's aide, is now free of the virus, Spain's Special Ebola Committee said Sunday.

Thomas Eric Duncan's fiancee set to complete Ebola quarantine on Monday updated 5 days ago

Thomas Eric Duncan's fiancee set to complete Ebola quarantine on Monday

Family of Ebola victim Duncan holds memorial service in N.C. updated 6 days ago

Amid Ebola fears, an airline tries to contact passengers of a plane linked to a nurse, and a ship off Belize quarantines a man linked to a patient's care.

Can pets get or spread Ebola? updated 6 days ago

A nurse's aide in Spain catches Ebola; her dog is taken away and put to death.

San Diego State student with meningitis dies; hundreds being contacted updated 7 days ago

An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people.

Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers updated 7 days ago

Amid Ebola fears, an airline seeks passengers of a plane linked to a nurse, and a ship off Belize quarantines a worker linked to a patient's care.

Reporter notebook: Why I'm not surprised hospital missed Ebola updated 7 days ago

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen says communication mishaps in hospitals are more common than you might think.

What's more contagious than Ebola in the U.S.? Concern about its spread updated 7 days ago

Kisha Bell walks into the Neighborhood Medical Center in Dallas complaining of abdominal pain. But she has a much more pressing concern weighing on her mind.

I'd have to do WHAT to eat that? updated 7 days ago

Posting calorie information in the form of related activity encourages people to make healthier choices.

Slow and steady may not win the weight-loss race updated 7 days ago

Slow and steady may not be more effective than rapid weight loss -- and other things we learned from medical journals this week.

Stem cells help nearly blind see updated 8 days ago

Researchers say human embryonic stem cells have restored the sight of nearly blind patients, and their study shows the cells are safe to use long-term.

What the dying really regret updated 8 days ago

There are many regrets patients share in the months before they die. But those about the time they waste hating their bodies are the saddest.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Pay the past a visit -- it's worth your time updated 8 days ago

Dr. Sanjay Gupta traveled from Pakistan to Michigan to discover his family's roots. Here's what he learned along the way.

Nurse may have had symptoms of Ebola longer than first thought updated 8 days ago

A nurse with Ebola may have shown symptoms of the virus as many four days before authorities once indicated, officials said.

Ebola: 5 things nurses say the Texas hospital got wrong updated 8 days ago

Nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas say the hospital had "no protocols" for dealing with Ebola, according to a union.

More than a nurse: Who is Ebola patient Nina Pham? updated 8 days ago

Here's what we know about Nina Pham, the 26-year-old Texas nurse who contracted Ebola

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments updated 9 days ago

With multiple developments under way, here's what you need to know Thursday to get caught up on the latest on the Ebola outbreak.

Ebola patient flew on commercial jet; why didn't anyone stop her? updated 9 days ago

Before she was diagnosed with Ebola, Texas nurse Amber Vinson boarded a commercial flight. Why didn't anyone stop her?

Loads of questions after woman being monitored for Ebola flies commercially updated 9 days ago

Many are asking how a health care worker flew commercially at a time she was supposedly monitoring herself for possible Ebola.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments updated 9 days ago

With multiple developments under way, here's what you need to know Tuesday to get caught up on the latest on the Ebola outbreak.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments updated 9 days ago

With multiple developments under way, here's what you need to know Wednesday to get caught up on the latest on the Ebola outbreak.

Man treated for Google Glass addiction updated 10 days ago

A Google Glass user is being treated for Internet addiction disorder at a Navy abuse program. This is the first known case of Google Glass addiction.

Turnip + Michelle Obama cutting loose = viral Vine updated 10 days ago

Michelle Obama, never one to turn down an opportunity to promote healthy eating, has co-opted a popular tune and, in 6 seconds, created a viral sensation

Nurses at Texas hospital: 'There were no protocols' about Ebola updated 10 days ago

Nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas say the hospital had "no protocols" for dealing with Ebola, according to their union.

Questions remain about how Dallas nurse got Ebola updated 10 days ago

On the surface, the Texas nurse seemed to have all the resources needed to protect herself from Ebola. But yet she still contracted the disease.

Teal pumpkins try to change Halloween for kids with food allergies updated 11 days ago

The Teal Pumpkin Project is helping kids with food allergies have a healthier Halloween. See how you can make Halloween safe.

The 7 best strength exercises you're not doing updated 11 days ago

Strength exercises help you build muscle, burn fat and improve your fitness. See these seven great strength exercises to get started.

CDC Director Tom Frieden faces rising tide of criticism updated 11 days ago

CDC Director Tom Frieden is facing his biggest challenge with the Ebola crisis, and critics are speaking up.

Ebola: Five ways the CDC got it wrong updated 11 days ago

Public health experts are asking whether the CDC is partly to blame for problems with Ebola in the U.S. Here are 5 things they say the CDC is getting wrong.

Ebola outbreak: Are health care workers prepared, protected? updated 11 days ago

The CDC is "doubling down" on outreach and training to increase Ebola awareness and make sure U.S. hospitals "think Ebola," CDC Director Tom Frieden says.

NBC's Nancy Snyderman apologizes for violating quarantine updated 11 days ago

NBC's Dr. Snyderman has issued an apology after she reportedly violated the quarantine her team was placed in.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments updated 11 days ago

Here's what you need to know about the Ebola outbreak.

Rabbi loses 100 pounds after 'come-to-Jesus moment' updated 11 days ago

Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes.

Vietnam vet's prosthetic leg stolen at Philadelphia Eagles game updated 12 days ago

Philadelphia police are looking for a woman who allegedly stole Sonny Forriest Jr.'s prosthetic leg during the Eagles game Sunday.

What's a hospital supposed to do if an Ebola patient shows up? updated 12 days ago

What are health care workers supposed to do when confronted with someone who may have Ebola?

Texas nurse who had worn protective gear tests positive for Ebola updated 12 days ago

The deadly Ebola virus has been contracted by someone inside the United States for the first time.

I'm a married father ... and a sperm donor updated 12 days ago

A married father reveals why he donates his sperm every week and what his wife thinks.

Texas health care worker is first person to contract Ebola in U.S. updated 12 days ago

With developments pouring in from all corners of the world, here's what you need to know Thursday about the Ebola outbreak.

For Ebola caregivers, enormous fear, risk and bravery updated 12 days ago

They dedicate their lives to saving others, but as Ebola spreads worldwide, health care workers must also focus on saving themselves.

Michigan toddler dies of enterovirus D68, a pernicious strain of a spreading virus updated 13 days ago

A Michigan toddler has died of enterovirus D68, another reminder of the deadly potential of a disease that has infected hundreds nationwide in two months.

Ebola screenings begin at JFK; four more airports start next week updated 13 days ago

Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola began Saturday for some travelers to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Texas health care worker may be first person to contract Ebola in U.S. updated 13 days ago

With developments pouring in from all corners of the world, here's what you need to know Thursday about the Ebola outbreak.

Late Ebola patient's nephew: 'Nobody tried to help Eric' updated 14 days ago

Late U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was treated differently because he was black, his nephew says. The hospital says all get the same level of care.

Matt Damon's personal water war updated 14 days ago

Matt Damon talks to CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about his mission to bring water and toilets to the poor.

American emergency rooms prepare as Ebola fear spreads updated 14 days ago

Emergency rooms around the United States are preparing for the people who may have Ebola and for the people who just think they have Ebola.

Ebola updates: Cameraman shows some improvement updated 14 days ago

With developments pouring in from all corners of the world, here's what you need to know Thursday about the Ebola outbreak.

Dallas sheriff's deputy discharged after Ebola test comes back negative updated 15 days ago

Ebola test results for a Dallas sheriff's deputy are negative, health officials say.

Report: Ebola outbreak probably started with 2-year-old in Guinea updated 15 days ago

Ebola patient zero is thought to be a 2-year-old patient in a village in Guinea. Learn more about how the worst outbreak of Ebola in history started.

Reporter's Notebook: Why we haven't stopped Ebola updated 15 days ago

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen says we have a plan to stop Ebola, but we haven't been able to execute it.

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg: Helping kids kick the pain and fear out of cancer updated 15 days ago

For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.

A sperm bank just for supersmart people updated 15 days ago

The Repository for Germinal Choice was a "genius sperm bank" created by Robert K. Graham with donations from only the smartest, most athletic men.

Thomas Eric Duncan: 7 ways his Ebola case differs from others in U.S. updated 15 days ago

His family is haunted by the "what ifs." How did several other Ebola patients treated in the United States survive while Thomas Eric Duncan didn't?

Ebola: More fears, more measures after first patient diagnosed in the U.S. dies updated 15 days ago

With developments pouring in from all corners of the world, here's what you need to know Thursday about the Ebola outbreak.

7 things to know about epilepsy updated 15 days ago

An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak was one of them.

Spanish Ebola patient's condition worsens, doctor says updated 15 days ago

The condition of a Spanish nurse's assistant ill with Ebola has worsened, a doctor told reporters Thursday.

The bands that wrapped around my beautiful baby updated 16 days ago

With amniotic band syndrome, bands extend from the inner lining of the sac that surrounds the baby in the womb. Read one mom's story about ABS.

'Save Excalibur' fails: Madrid euthanizes Ebola patient's dog updated 16 days ago

Excalibur the dog was put down by Madrid health authorities. Excalibur the dog belonged to Ebola patient Teresa Romero Ramos.

After Texas Ebola patient's death, 'what ifs' haunt loved ones updated 16 days ago

After Thomas Eric Duncan's death, the Texas Ebola patients family is haunted by "what ifs" about his care, their pastor says.

Outbreak updates: 'No risk of Ebola' for Dallas deputy, health official says updated 16 days ago

There's "no risk of Ebola" for Dallas Sgt. Michael Monnig, who was hospitalized with possible symptoms of the virus, a Texas health official said Wednesday.

'Quarantine stations,' Ebola questions, thermometers coming to 5 U.S. airports updated 16 days ago

CDC: 5 busy U.S. airports will implement new steps -- namely, getting answers and taking temperatures of those from West Africa -- to halt Ebola's spread.

Dallas Ebola patient waited nearly a week for experimental drug; family claims bias updated 16 days ago

Thomas Eric Duncan got an experimental medicine nearly a week after being admitted into the hospital, a far longer wait than experienced by four others.

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