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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 announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the

30 minutes ago

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't, spread. Ebola can

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:26 AM PDT

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.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 05:32 AM PDT

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 TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 09:03 PM PDT

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 the risk, on NBC4 News at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 09:07 PM PDT

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 kids, another virus is sending 75,000 to 125,000 children to the hospital and killing hundreds...

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