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40 min ago 9 Lessons Learned By Giving Up Junk Food
One family spent 100 days avoiding white flour, white sugar, and anything out of a package with more than five ingredients. Here, the lessons learned.






40 min ago Will One of These Vaccines Stop Ebola in Its Tracks?
Trials of a new Ebola vaccine start next week. Here are some others coming down the pike.






4 hours ago Did Ebola Outbreak Start With One 'Patient Zero'?
The Ebola virus outbreak that’s ravaging West Africa probably started with a single infected person, a new genetic analysis shows.






4 hours ago You're Eating More Trans-Fat Than You Think You Are
You’re getting more trans-fat than you think you are in processed foods, a new study shows.






4 hours ago Nursing Home Patient Left in Sun for Hours
Florida nursing home is being investigated after a 90-year-old patient is left in the sun for hours, resulting in the patient taken to the hospital, with a variety of serious medical issues. WBBH's Bryan Anderson reports.






4 hours ago Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt: Odds in Their Favor?
Even if Pitt and Jolie are rich and famous, their delayed marriage after years of living together is similar to modern family trends.






4 hours ago You Live in Your Own Germ Cloud, Study Finds
We carry a unique cloud of germs everywhere we go, possibly providing a better way to track a person than fingerprints or even DNA, says a new study.






7 hours ago Patient Zero? Ebola Outbreak Likely Started With One Person
The Ebola virus outbreak that’s ravaging West Africa probably started with a single infected person, a new genetic analysis shows.






10 hours ago Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Reach $94 Million
A lot of ice has led to a lot of cash flow for The ALS Association.






10 hours ago Parents Uncomfortable With Youth Football, Poll Finds
Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from the field, according to a new poll.






10 hours ago Rice Bucket Challenge? Charity Craze Spawns Copycats
Rice buckets? Hot soup? How some are piggybacking off the success of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to promote other causes.






Today First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine Start Next Week
The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against Ebola.






Today Ebola Vaccine to Begin Human Trials Soon







22 hours ago Race Against Time: First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start
The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against Ebola.






Yesterday As Vaccinations Among Kids Decline, Disease Outbreaks Grow
All fifty states require vaccinations for children going to public school, but nearly every state allows for religious exemptions.
Yesterday MERS Virus Doesn't Spread Easily, Study Suggests
Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, global researchers reported on Wednesday.






Yesterday Back to School, but Without Vaccines?
As kids across the country head back to school, a growing number may walk through the doors without first getting vaccines.






Yesterday Drone Flying at Hospital Delays Medical Flight
An emergency helicopter with injured patient on board is forced to wait to land at Ohio hospital due to drone hovering near hospital. WDTN's Brooke Moore reports.






Yesterday Fighting Ebola: How Do You Comfort a Dying Child?
It’s almost impossible to cuddle a child when you’re wearing a full body suit, a hood with a visor, two pairs of gloves and rubber boots.






Yesterday Researchers Turn Bad Memories Into Good Using Light
Ever had a bad breakup ruin your memory of that perfect Caribbean vacation spot? Here's a new way to change emotion-laden memories.






Yesterday 5 Self-Defense Tips for Women Returning to College
Security consultant Avital Zeisle says women can protect themselves by becoming harder targets, mainly by being more aware of their surroundings.






Yesterday Ebola Patient Arrives in Germany for Treatment
A medical expert working for the World Health Organization who was infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment.






Yesterday Hot! 5 Makeup Multitaskers for Summer Skin Woes
NewBeauty magazine editor Sarah Eggenberger shares her top picks for the season:






Yesterday Utah Mom Held as Newborn Dumped in Trash Fights for Life
Alicia Marie Englert, 23, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder. The baby girl was in critical condition at a Salt Lake City hospital






Yesterday Newborn Dumped in Trash Can Fights for Life; Mom Held
Alicia Marie Englert, 23, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder. The baby girl was in critical condition at a Salt Lake City hospital






Aug 26, 2014 Can a Nail Polish Protect Against Date Rape Drugs?
Students at North Carolina State University are developing a nail polish that can detect so-called date rape drugs by changing colors when it comes into contact with them.
Aug 26, 2014 A Safer Pill Dispenser
A Mississippi man has invented a device that prevents pills from spilling out of bottles, where kids may find and eat them from the floor. WDAM's Jeff Daley reports.






Aug 26, 2014 Connecticut Health Honcho Named Healthcare.gov CEO
Kevin Counihan, who headed up Connecticut’s successful health insurance exchange, has been named CEO of Healthcare.gov.






Aug 26, 2014 Up in Smoke: WHO Urges Stiff Regulation on E-Cigarettes
The World Health Organization recommended Tuesday that nations regulate electronic cigarettes and ban them from use indoors.






Aug 26, 2014 A Safer Pill Dispenser
A Mississippi has invented a device that prevents pills from spilling out of bottles, where kids may find and eat them from the floor. WDAM's Jeff Daley reports.