Health

A second, smaller Ebola outbreak has been going on in Africa, and a new study shows it has a different source in nature than the massive epidemic raging now in the western part of the continent. The outbreak that began in July in the Democratic Republic of Congo is similar to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — So what will Michelle Obama turn out for? Turns out it's a turnip. Video of the first lady dancing with a turnip has gone viral after the White House put it on her Twitter feed late Tuesday. Mrs. Obama had participated earlier that day in a social media Q&A...
WASHINGTON (AP) — So what will Michelle Obama turn out for? Turns out it's a turnip. Video of the first lady dancing with a turnip has gone viral after the White House put it on her Twitter feed late Tuesday. Mrs. Obama had participated earlier that day in a social media Q&A...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane? First, the odds of an Ebola-infected seatmate in the U.S. remain tiny, even...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane? First, the odds of an Ebola-infected seatmate in the U.S. remain tiny, even...
ATLANTA (AP) — An American doctor undergoing treatment for Ebola says that he had been critically ill but is now recovering and expects to be discharged soon from Emory University Hospital. The unidentified patient — a doctor working for the World Health organization at an Ebola...
DALLAS (AP) — Two nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for a Liberian patient with Ebola have tested positive for the virus. Officials said the two have not been able to identify any specific breaches of protocol that might have led to them getting sick. But...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — There will be significantly fewer peanuts pulled from the ground in eastern New Mexico this harvest season because of lingering fallout from the bankruptcy and sale of a peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans. The EPA said Wednesday that it will allow the use of a 2,4-D weed killer called Enlist Duo, a new version of the...