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The facts about Congo’s frightening Ebola epidemic. – Washington Post

The WHO offers a deep dive into details about the deadly hemorrhagic fever.

If You Do One Thing To Boost Your Metabolism, This Should Be It –

A new study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that intermittent fasting can boost metabolism.

For survivors, breast cancer can threaten another part of their lives: sexual intimacy – Washington Post

The biggest problems women face after treatment are the surprises that unfold sexually, experts say.

Spread of measles could send 2,550 students home if virus reaches Spokane schools – The Spokesman-Review

Families can apply for an exemption on philosophical or religious grounds, but students may be ordered to stay home if the measles virus reaches schools in the districts around Spokane County. The last time that occurred was during an outbreak of ...

‘Medieval disease caused by trash’: Typhus spreads to LA City Hall – RT

The epidemic of typhus in Los Angeles, California has spread from homeless encampments to City Hall. Local authorities say they are trying to address the problem, but critics point to mountains of trash lining the streets.

More veg, fewer burgers – can a family learn to like the planetary health diet? – BBC News

One family tell how they adapted to switching their sausages and burgers to tofu and beans.

alomere investigates two cases legionnaires

Alomere Health in Alexandria is working closely with the Minnesota Department of Health to investigate two local cases of Legionnaires' disease associated with the hospital that have been reported since November.In order to determine a possible ...

Health Alert: Detroit Auto Show Attendees May Have Been Exposed To Contagious Virus – WWJ Newsradio 950

Anyone who may have been exposed and are unsure of their vaccination status should call a doctor.

Drug-resistant ‘superbug’ a health threat in Travis County –

Researchers at Austin Public Health have identified Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriacease, or CRE, as an emerging public health threat in Travis County.

East Syracuse woman suffers ‘silent heart attack’ –

People spent time Friday coming together to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. As part of National Wear Red Day, people are focusing on heart health. According to the American Heart Association, one in three women die of heart disease ...