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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Talk to your doctor about an early detection plan, especially if your family has a history of breast cancer.
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 trip to the emergency room one day suddenly changed the entire scope of Twone Gabz's world.
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.
A patient has been admitted to Howard University Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms, NBC 4 reported Friday morning.
Each year, more than 220,000 women and 2,100 men in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer. Aside from skin cancer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta lists breast cancer as the most common cancer in ...
Officials with the Rhode Island Department of Health reported Wednesday the death of a 10-year-old girl from a bacterial infection associated with enterovirus D68.
A patient at a Dallas hospital has been confirmed as the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
The Department of Agriculture announced Monday a $31.5 million initiative to help participants in the food-stamps program more easily afford healthier foods.
As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, health officials in the metropolitan area have continued to work overtime to spread the message in the African-American community that prostate screenings count as an important first step in combating the ...