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2 hours ago New Ebola Vaccine Trial Starts in Baltimore
This is part of a flurry of efforts to kick-start stalled Ebola vaccine trials in the hope of using some soon to fight the epidemic in West Africa.






14 hours ago Mali Confirms New Ebola Case
Mali's five confirmed Ebola deaths are linked to a 70-year-old imam who was brought to the capital Bamako, from Guinea.






Yesterday Ebola Epidemic Not Even Close to Over, UN Officials Say
There may be signs of hope in Liberia, but the Ebola epidemic is getting worse, and it will to take a lot more work to control it, UN officials say.






Yesterday WHO Reports Plague Outbreak in Madagascar
Plague is spreading in many parts of Madagascar, the World Health Organization says, and a weak health care system means it may spread farther.






Yesterday TODAY's Geist and Daly Undergo Live Testicular Exams
The TODAY hosts had the exams live on national television to help raise awareness about the disease.






Yesterday Violence Against Women 'Unacceptably High,' Experts Say
Rates of violence against women remain unacceptably high around the world and countries are doing far too little to stop it, experts argue.






Yesterday 'Zoning Out Really Bad': Narcolepsy Video Goes Viral
As Sarah Wheaton stands in front of the camera, her legs buckle and she falls to the floor. Soon, her head sinks into her chest as she slips into a nap.






Yesterday The Hidden Downsides of a Gluten-Free Diet
A new Consumer Reports article finds gluten-free foods are more expensive and caloric.






Yesterday 'Ripped Apart': Men Experience Pain of Childbirth
A Chinese hospital is giving men a taste of the pain of childbirth. "It felt like my heart and lungs were being ripped apart," one volunteer said.






Yesterday WATCH: Men Experience the Pain of Childbirth
A hospital in eastern China is offering fathers-to-be a chance to experience the pain of childbirth through electric shock treatment.






Nov 20, 2014 Kisses for 'Bubble Baby' After Promising New Treatment
A new treatment for children with "bubble baby" conditions means a pair of California twins can finally have their chubby cheeks kissed.






Nov 20, 2014 Ebola Gives West Africans Temporary Respite in U.S.
Citizens of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone may be able to stay in the U.S. longer than they otherwise could because of the Ebola epidemic.






Nov 20, 2014 'Gave It Everything': Ebola-Infected Surgeon Dies in Nebraska
Dr. Martin Salia, infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone, has died at Nebraska Medical Center. He was already very ill when he arrived, his doctors say.






Nov 20, 2014 5 Million Strollers Recalled Over Fingertip Amputations
Baby product manufacturer Graco is recalling almost 5 million strollers to fix a problem that could cause a child’s fingertip to be amputated.






Nov 20, 2014 Women Bosses More Prone to Depression: Study
Power can be a downer for women in the workplace, but men tend to feel happier when they’re in charge, claims a study released Thursday.






Nov 20, 2014 Obesity Costing the Global Economy Trillions
Around 3.4 million adults die every year because they are overweight or obese.






Nov 19, 2014 Bankers' Culture May Encourage Cheating: Study
Is there something about banking that makes people want to cheat? There may be, say Swiss researchers.






Nov 19, 2014 New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action
Aid-in-dying advocates released a new video Wednesday showing Brittany Maynard urging more Americans to join the movement.






Nov 19, 2014 Can Being a Cop Kill You? Study Finds Biggest Heart Risks
Being a cop may be 75 percent boring, but that exciting 25 percent of the day could be deadly, a new study shows.






Nov 19, 2014 Texting Neck: Hunching Over Your Phone Stresses Your Spine
That phone you can’t live without can be a pain in the neck, literally.






Nov 19, 2014 Study Reveals Texting Puts Pressure on Spine
A new study reveals that every time you look down at your cellphone to text, it’s equal to four bowling balls weighing down on your spine.






Nov 19, 2014 Deceased Woman at Hair Salon Tests Negative For Ebola
A woman who recently returned to Brooklyn from one of the Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday.






Nov 19, 2014 Cuban Doctor Catches Ebola
A Cuban doctor treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has become infected and was being sent to Geneva for treatment, officials said.






Nov 19, 2014 Hair Salon Decontaminated Amid Ebola Concerns
A woman who recently returned to Brooklyn from one of the Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday.






Nov 19, 2014 Soft Drink Firms Still Target Kids, Report Finds
Soft drink makers have kept some of their promises to cut back marketing to kids, but they’re still spending enormous amounts of money selling sugary drinks.






Nov 19, 2014 Brittany Maynard Breathes New Life Into Aid-in-Dying Cause
Brittany Maynard would have turned 30 Wednesday, but weeks after her passing, she is elevating the aid-in-dying cause, leaders say.






Nov 18, 2014 U.S. and Africa Both Need Ebola-Ready Hospitals, Experts Say
The Ebola emergency shows the U.S. must build stronger hospitals here and abroad, experts said Tuesday.






Nov 18, 2014 CDC Shelves Controversial Obesity Website
The CDC has taken down a website that offers an “obesity cost calculator” to help American bosses tally financial losses linked to overweight employees.






Nov 18, 2014 Cost to Treat Ebola: $1 Million For Two Patients
It cost more than $1 million to treat two patients sent to the University of Nebraska’s Medical Center. And it's not clear who will pay the bill.






Nov 18, 2014 Sister Finds Brother Shirtless, Dead in Snow
A Nebraska teen dies after being found shirtless and unconscious in the snow after sneaking out to a party. WOWT's Erin Murray reports the family now wants others to know dangers surrounding alcohol and extreme cold.