Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role.
Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.
Despite internet rumors, area health officials said no one has tested positive for Ebola in Fort Wayne.
The nation’s top infectious diseases expert says it’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about a virus that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa.
Wal-Mart plans to launch a TV, radio and in-store promotions campaign this month.
Ahead of a White House meeting on the Ebola outbreak, federal health officials said Monday the U.S. is weighing whether to institute extra screening at U.S. airports where travelers from Ebola-stricken African nations may be arriving.
Ashoka Mukpo, 33, arrived by ambulance Monday at the Nebraska Medical Center, where he will be kept in a specialized biocontainment unit built specifically to handle this type of illness.
A U.S.-British scientist and a Norwegian husband-and-wife research team won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the brain’s navigation system — the inner GPS that helps us find our way in the world.
Authorities say the plane’s crew and roughly 250 passengers stayed onboard while officials tended to him.
A U.S. doctor and missionary who was successfully treated for Ebola is back in the hospital with what appears to be a respiratory infection.
The Dallas hospital treating the lone U.S. Ebola patient says he is in critical condition.
A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Dallas apartment, and public-health officials cut by half the number of people being monitored.
The Courier-Journal reports the Census Bureau has shut off its drinking fountains and ice machines, provided water dispensers and is posting quarterly water test results.
A shortage of mental health professionals is forcing providers in central and southern Indiana to increase wait times and triage the most urgent cases.
The Allen County Department of Health is offering the flue vaccine while supplies last.
The CDC is repeating its instructions to health workers, and many hospitals say they’re spreading the word to staff again after the Dallas case.
He began feeling tired and achy Wednesday and discovered he had a slight fever. He went to a treatment center Thursday to be tested, and is being kept there.
Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers continue to be much more common, but they declined slightly as the heroin deaths increased.