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Ebola Cases Stoke Air Travel Fears

Ebola Cases Stoke Air Travel Fears

Anger over revelations that the patient diagnosed with Ebola in Texas was allowed to fly from Liberia has... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Texas Can Enforce Strict Abortion Law: Appeals Court

Texas Can Enforce Strict Abortion Law: Appeals Court

A U.S. appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will... Read »

Oct 2, 2014
Ebola in America

Ebola in America

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States sparked immediate concerns about who may have been... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Dr. Bruce Hensel: About Enterovirus

Dr. Bruce Hensel: About Enterovirus

A look at what parents need to know about enteroviruses. Dr. Bruce Hensel reports for the
NBC4 News at Noon on... Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
Travelers From West Africa Warned About Ebola

Travelers From West Africa Warned About Ebola

All people traveling to the United States from countries with Ebola are being warned as of Wednesday about... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Two Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in LA County

Two Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in LA County

The first cases of enterovirus D68 confirmed in Los Angeles County involve two children, according to... Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
Enterovirus: What to Know

Enterovirus: What to Know

Here are key things to know about enterovirus-D68 from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. Read »

Oct 2, 2014
CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case:

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

The first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States has been confirmed in Dallas, the Centers... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined

Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital...

The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States -- a man isolated... Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread
Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Young boy travels to Alaska to view Northern Lights and nature before he goes blind. Blake Essig reports. Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
The Truth About Prescribed Painkillers

The Truth About Prescribed Painkillers

Dr. Bruce Hensel has why The American Academy of Neurology is saying that painkillers for many people are not worth... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Afraid of EV-D68? Another Virus Is Killing Kids in U.S.

Afraid of EV-D68? Another Virus Is Killing Kids in U.S.

Although Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) has grabbed headlines in recent weeks for sickening hundreds of American... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teens

Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teens

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
California Adopts

California Adopts "Yes Means Yes" Sex-Assault Rule

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an assault bill Sunday that requires college students to give consent before sex,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

Five babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
DEA, Police Team Up to Collect Unused Prescriptions

DEA, Police Team Up to Collect Unused Prescriptions

Police departments in Southern California have teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Agency to collect unused... Read »

Sep 27, 2014

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