Eye on Health

WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people.
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Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
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Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories.
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NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

An Iowa drug developer says it is ready to start an initial round of human testing for a possible vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus.
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FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
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Ethics test: Who gets experimental Ebola drug?

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

Now it's not just two Americans, but a Spaniard, as well: the three non-Africans known to have Ebola got some of the very few doses that exist of an experimental drug aimed at trea..
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US doctor, aid worker appear to be improving

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

An American doctor infected with Ebola while working in Liberia indicated Friday he's getting stronger every day, and the husband of a second aid worker with the deadly virus said ..
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FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.
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New York hospital patient tests negative for Ebola

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

A man who recently visited West Africa and then was hospitalized in New York City with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms does not have the Ebola virus.
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2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

A second American aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, where doctors will closely monitor the effect of an experimental drug she agreed to take even though it..
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