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3 hours ago Obama Speaks With Health Workers on Ebola Frontlines
On Wednesday afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at a White House event with American health care workers fighting Ebola.






6 hours ago Welcome Back, Bentley! Ebola Nurse, Dog to Be Reunited
A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola will soon be reunited with her dog, which has been sequestered since his owner became ill.






6 hours ago Lead Poisoning: A Hidden Danger at Shooting Ranges
With more women and youth joining the 40 million Americans who enjoy gun sports, experts say the use of lead ammunition can pose deadly risks.






9 hours ago Amb. Power: Ebola Screening Procedures 'Extremely Important'
Ambassador Power discusses measures being taken to prevent the further spread of Ebola in Africa, which “involved washing our hands with bleach, washing our shoes.”






18 hours ago Maine Gov.: Police are there to protect Kaci Hickox
Speaking to WSCH-TV, Maine Governor Paul LePage says Kaci Hickox is free to come out of her home, but that he doesn't want anyone to get within three feet of her, citing possible infection concerns.






18 hours ago Ambassador Power: I'll Follow 'Strictest Protocols' on Ebola
U.S. Ambassador Power praised “brave and altruistic” health workers, and said those returning from West Africa must follow "the strictest protocols."






18 hours ago Male Patients Feel Forgotten in Breast Cancer Battle
More than 2,000 male breast cancer cases have been tallied in the U.S. so far this year. What can men do to keep themselves healthy? Dawne Gee reports.






18 hours ago Gerber Accused of False Claims on Baby Formula
Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.






18 hours ago Brittany Maynard and Dan Diaz: A Love Story
Away from the campaign, the critics and the cancer, the love story of Brittany Maynard and Dan Diaz seems only to blaze more brightly as her final day looms.






21 hours ago NBC's Kate Snow On Covering the Ebola Story As a Mom
For the most part, Kate Snow says her kids have not been worried at all. But the question comes up every few days: “Mommy — you’re OK, right?”






21 hours ago NYC 'Actively Monitoring' 117 People for Ebola Risk
Most of the monitored came from West Africa on Oct. 11 or later. The list also includes hospital staff caring for Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer.






21 hours ago Execution Date Set for 'Delusional' Murderer in Texas
Scott Panetti's lawyers say he's so mentally ill he thinks the devil is making the state put him to death.






21 hours ago Can a Class Shake Off the Effects of Social Media?
A class called “Alone Together: Finding Intimacy in the Age of Facebook” aims to explore the effects of social media — sometimes by giving it up.






24 hours ago Kari Hickox: Still Waiting to Hear From the State of Maine
Nurse Kari Hickox and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur take a bike ride, telling reporters it's "something my partner and I like to do."






24 hours ago Kaci Hickox: Still Waiting to Hear From the State of Maine
Nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur take a bike ride, telling reporters it's "something my partner and I like to do."
24 hours ago Brittany Maynard May Stay Longer Than Planned, She Says
Brittany Maynard is leaving her exit door open just a crack, allowing that she may live beyond Saturday, she said in a video released Wednesday night.






Yesterday Nearly 50 Ebola Volunteers Returned Safely From Hot Zone
Close to 50 volunteers have come back safe and well from the Ebola hot zone in West Africa, aid agencies tell NBC News






Yesterday Ebola War: Nearly 50 Volunteers Return Safely From Hot Zone
Close to 50 volunteers have come back safe and well from the Ebola hot zone in West Africa, aid agencies tell NBC News






Yesterday Dozens Of Volunteers Have Come Back Safe From Ebola Hot Zone
Close to 50 volunteers have come back safe and well from the Ebola hot zone in West Africa, aid agencies tell NBC News






Yesterday Gene Trawls Haul in New Finds on Autism, MS
A series of DNA studies have found dozens of new genetic mutations that may cause autism as well as autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis.






Yesterday FDA Approves New Meningitis B Vaccine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first vaccine against meningitis B Wednesday.






Yesterday Skin Cancer U? Students Tan on Campus at Top Colleges
Twelve percent of the nation’s top colleges and universities have tanning beds on campus, according to a new report.






Yesterday Why I Run: How Divorce Led Me to the NYC Marathon
Powerful essay on one runner’s path to the NYC marathon this weekend






Yesterday How Ebola Kills: Study Finds the Deadly Signs
An in-depth look at the patients in the current Ebola epidemic provides some important clues about how the virus kills. Hint: It's not bleeding.






Yesterday Medical Experts Seek To Ban On-Campus Tanning
A new study reports an uptick in skin cancer rates among young people and that increased access to indoor tanning beds may be a factor. NBC's Erika Andrews has more.






Yesterday Hagel Approves 21-Day Ebola Quarantine for Troops
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola missions be kept in isolation.






Yesterday 4 Stroke Symptoms to Watch For
Model Claudia Mason and Dr. Carolyn Brockington join KLG and Hoda to discuss the signs and symptoms of a stoke.






Yesterday Amb. Power on Possible Quarantine: 'I Will Obey The Law'
Following her trip to West Africa, Ambassador Power says she fully intends to comply with “whatever requirements are in place.”






Yesterday Mini-Stomachs Let Scientists Study Ulcers in a Lab Dish
Scientists have grown miniature stomachs in a lab dish using stem cells, and are already using them to study stomach cancer.






Yesterday Nurse Won't Obey Ebola Quarantine: Report
Maine health officials said they would "pursue legal authority" to compel health care workers returned from Africa to quarantine.