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1 hour ago Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Doctor
A physician who recently returned from West Africa after working with Doctors Without Borders is being isolated and checked for Ebola virus at New York’s Bellevue Hospital.






1 hour ago 'Epidemic of Fear': Shrugs, Jitters at NYC Ebola Case
Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes.






1 hour ago Don't Panic: Why Ebola Won't Become an Epidemic in New York
A New Yorker has Ebola, but the city's in no danger -- and here's why not.






4 hours ago After Ebola Diagnosis, Shrugs and Fear in New York City
Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes.






4 hours ago Brooklynite Reacts to First Ebola Case in New York
Kenneth Root of Brooklyn explains why he's not alarmed that someone diagnosed with Ebola spent time in his neighborhood.






7 hours ago Gov. Cuomo: New York is Ready to Handle Ebola
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health officials there learned from what happened in Dallas and were able to prepare for an Ebola diagnosis in New York.






7 hours ago Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City
A doctor just back from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus at New York City's Bellevue Hospital, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.






10 hours ago Ebola Alert: New York Doctor Latest Case
A physician who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken country in West Africa is being isolated and has tested positive for the virus in New York.
10 hours ago Single Case of Ebola Confirmed in West Africa's Mali
A 2-year-old girl is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in Mali, the West African country's health minister said.






10 hours ago 'Compelled': Ebola Survivor Tells Why He Went to Liberia
NBC News' Kate Snow sat down with Ebola survivor and NBC News freelancer Ashoka Mukpo on Wednesday. Here are extra excerpts from their interview.






10 hours ago Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City
A doctor just back from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus at New York's Bellevue Hospital, city officials said Thursday.






13 hours ago Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Health Worker
A Doctors Without Borders worker who recently returned from West Africa is being isolated and checked for Ebola virus at New York’s Bellevue Hospital.






13 hours ago Arsenic in Gluten-Free Food: How Worried Should You Be?
In the past few months, a focus on the presence of trace amounts of arsenic in rice has been a cause for concern for many. Should you be worried?






13 hours ago Dying Woman Slams Doc on Assisted-Suicide Remarks
Brittany Maynard says a top palliative care doctor’s remarks about her are “disrespectful and disturbing.”






13 hours ago Microsoft Co-Founder Bumps Ebola Effort to $100 Million
Paul Allen said the money will pay for programs to train doctors and to build special containment units to evacuate any who get infected.






16 hours ago Now There's an Uber Service for Flu Shots
Uber is bringing back the house call for flu vaccinations.






16 hours ago Is Your Favorite on the 10 Foods to Avoid List?
A consumer advocacy group presents “the worst America’s food manufacturers and restaurants have to offer."






16 hours ago Why Has This Nurse With Ebola Recovered So Quickly?
Amber Vinson’s tested negative for Ebola virus, just nine days after she was first diagnosed although most people are sick for weeks.






19 hours ago When Caring Kills: The Human Cost of Ebola
In the heart-breaking treatment of Ebola, holding a baby cost many nurses their lives.
19 hours ago Lessons Learned: NBC News Freelancer's Ebola Story
'I can feel my strength coming back every day,' says the NBC News freelancer who contracted Ebola in Liberia and was declared virus-free Tuesday.
19 hours ago Now There's an Uber for Flu Shots
Uber is bringing back the house call for flu vaccinations.






19 hours ago Watch Live: The Texas Task Holds Hearing on Ebola Preparedness
The Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response holds its first hearing, focusing on preparedness for initial identification and isolation of patients with Ebola.






Yesterday Overweight Women Tend To Earn Less Pay: Study
A new study shows obese females tend to occupy lower-paying, more-strenuous jobs when compared to average-sized women and men in the workforce.






Yesterday New Testing Starts on Experimental Ebola Vaccine
U.S. health officials say they've started human testing of another new Ebola vaccine at a government-run hospital outside Washington.






Yesterday How NBC News Freelancer Survived Ebola
Being young and healthy helped Ashoka Mukpo pull through Ebola, but he’ll be weak for months, doctors who treated him said Wednesday.






Yesterday Just a Bite: Why Sharing Cake Makes You Feel Better
Want to feel better about eating that luscious piece of chocolate cake? Here’s one way to make it guilt-free: Have a friend invite you to share it.






Yesterday No Indication Fevered Newark Passenger Has Ebola: Christie
Hospital workers isolated a sick Liberian passenger who landed at Newark Liberty Airport having arrived from Africa via Brussels.
Yesterday TB's Even Worse Than We Thought, WHO Says
A new examination of TB numbers shows there are more than 500,000 more cases globally than anyone thought.






Yesterday Ebola Aware: CDC Steps Up Traveler Monitoring
The CDC says it will require all travelers from Ebola-affected countries to be actively watched for the virus.






Yesterday Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws
Reuters suorces said they do not know of instances of hackers attacking patients through these devices, so the cyber threat should not be overstated.