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Obama Names Ebola Czar

President Obama has selected former White House official Ron Klain as his Ebola response coordinator, the White House said Friday.

Nurse with Ebola to be Transferred to Maryland

The first nurse to contract the Ebola virus in the U.S. will be transferred to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, according to several reports Thursday.

Local Woman Shares Story of Domestic Violence

With Domestic Violence Awareness Month observed during October, officials at the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence said nearly 20 individuals per minute in the United States are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner, which equates to more than ...

Second Health Care Worker Contracts Ebola in Dallas

A second health care worker who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the deadly virus, officials for the Texas Department of Health confirmed.

Second Ebola Case in U.S. Stokes Fear

On the heels of Thomas Eric Duncan's death from Ebola in Dallas on Oct. 8, one of the nurses treating him has contracted the disease.

Judge Issues Hold on Ebola Victim's Remains

A Louisiana judge barred the Texas firm that destroyed Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan's belongings from transporting them into the state, contradicting statements made over the weekend by Texas health department officials regarding Duncan's cremated remains.

Texas Nurse Who Treated Ebola Victim Tests Positive for Virus

A health care worker in Dallas who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for the virus as well, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday morning.

NAMI Leads Mental Illness Awareness Campaigns

For the millions who suffer alone and in silence, the first full week in October counts as Mental Illness Awareness Week which casts a spotlight on a growing number of individuals who suffer from bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression and other ...

D.C. Region Dodges Ebola — For Now

Since word spread during the latter part of last week that two people in the Washington metro area might have Ebola, local residents have been as nervous and jittery as other Americans because of the knowledge that Ebola is now ...

Texas Ebola Patient Dies; U.S. to Begin Screening at Major Airports

Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, and federal authorities said it will now begin more intensive screening processes for the virus at five heavily-traveled U.S. airports.

Brain-Dead Girl's Parents Want Court Ruling Reversed

The parents of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead late last year, now want her declared alive after doctors have found signs of brain functions, a family attorney said.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Knowledge, Prevention and Exams

Talk to your doctor about an early detection plan, especially if your family has a history of breast cancer.

Q&A: Ebola and Africa's Untold Stories

As chair of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma directs the staff and the work of the African Union, the alliance of nations on the continent.

A 'Fight for Survival': Male Breast Cancer Awareness

A trip to the emergency room one day suddenly changed the entire scope of Twone Gabz's world.

Patient at HU Hospital Doesn't Have Ebola, Officials Say

A patient being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at Howard University Hospital in D.C. does not have the deadly virus, health officials said Saturday.

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