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Ebola virus update: Sierra Leone now in state of emergency

Sierra Leone has now been declared to be in a state of emergency due to the Ebola virus outbreak. So far, at least 670 people...

Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian look-alikes remind us that beauty is more than skin-deep

If you’ve ever dreamed of starting your own movie, music, or entertainment career, you realize that it’s never easy. There’s a lot of work...

Heterosexual and Homosexual health compared in new study

Sexual orientation is an issue that has divided countries like the United States (and still does), but common stereotypes remain about gay and lesbian...

Infants more likely to die of SIDS if sharing bed with parents

Recent research that appeared in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)'s Pediatrics journal has found that the biggest killer of babies, sudden infant death...

iPads, other devices can lead to Nickel allergies in children

If a child has a nickel allergy, parents may want to think twice about letting them use an iPad or similar device. Recently, a...

Drinking more Alcohol could lead to worse Heart health, research finds

While the resveratrol in a glass of wine can benefit your ticker, other alcohol doesn't have the same heart benefits, data from the London...

Scotland looks to minimize chances of Ebola spread before the Commonwealth Games

Health Protection Scotland and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are working together to push for "daily monitoring" in order to prevent the spread of...

Indianapolis cancer patient becomes youngest sheriff in America

Today Wyatt Schmaltz becomes the youngest sheriff in America at just three years old. The event transpired in Indianapolis at Indiana University's Riley Hospital...

Arizona passes medical marijuana law for PTSD sufferers that goes into effect in 2015

In Phoenix, Arizona, big changes will arrive in 2015 as the Department of Health Services will allow those with post-traumatic stress disorder to relieve...

Democrats introduce a bill fighting Hobby Lobby ruling

Last week, the Supreme Court made a decision regarding the Hobby Lobby case, insisting that companies could deny female employees access to birth control...

NIH discovers smallpox vial in Maryland

Earlier this month, on July 1st, the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) scientists uncovered the smallpox virus in vials. The virus, marked as "variola",...

Chikungunya mosquito virus affects two people in New Hampshire

In Concord, New Hampshire, public health officials have noted today that mosquitoes carrying a virus called Chikungunya have arrived with two confirmed cases. The virus,...

Study finds correlation between alcohol ads and underage drinking

A new study has found a correlation between underage teenage drinkers' favorite brands of alcohol and advertisements for those same brands in magazines. This...

Europe cardiology study finds link between hyperlipidemia and breast cancer

The European Society of Cardiology's Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology 2014, an event held in Barcelona, Spain in July, uncovered a link between breast cancer...

Inhaled Insulin: Everything you need to know

Afrezza is providing some diabetics with an alternative to injections. The fast acting insulin is inhaled and absorbed more quickly into the bloodstream by...

Alcohol leading killer in the United States

Want to live a long life? Better lay off the booze. According to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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