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Race Against Time: First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against Ebola.






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Back to School, but Without Vaccines?

As kids across the country head back to school, a growing number may walk through the doors without first getting vaccines.






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MERS Virus Doesn't Spread Easily, Study Suggests

Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, global researchers reported on Wednesday.






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As Vaccinations Among Kids Decline, Disease Outbreaks Grow

All fifty states require vaccinations for children going to public school, but nearly every state allows for religious exemptions.

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Fighting Ebola: How Do You Comfort a Dying Child?

It’s almost impossible to cuddle a child when you’re wearing a full body suit, a hood with a visor, two pairs of gloves and rubber boots.






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Drone Flying at Hospital Delays Medical Flight

An emergency helicopter with injured patient on board is forced to wait to land at Ohio hospital due to drone hovering near hospital. WDTN's Brooke Moore reports.






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Researchers Turn Bad Memories Into Good Using Light

Ever had a bad breakup ruin your memory of that perfect Caribbean vacation spot? Here's a new way to change emotion-laden memories.






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Hot! 5 Makeup Multitaskers for Summer Skin Woes

NewBeauty magazine editor Sarah Eggenberger shares her top picks for the season:






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Ebola Patient Arrives in Germany for Treatment

A medical expert working for the World Health Organization who was infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment.






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5 Self-Defense Tips for Women Returning to College

Security consultant Avital Zeisle says women can protect themselves by becoming harder targets, mainly by being more aware of their surroundings.






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Utah Mom Held as Newborn Dumped in Trash Fights for Life

Alicia Marie Englert, 23, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder. The baby girl was in critical condition at a Salt Lake City hospital






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Connecticut Health Honcho Named Healthcare.gov CEO

Kevin Counihan, who headed up Connecticut’s successful health insurance exchange, has been named CEO of Healthcare.gov.






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Daughter of body image advocate slams brand for her 'drastically altered' modeling photos

Declaring "My body is a size 8, not a size 4," an Australian model and daughter of a body-image expert is blasting a swimwear company for posting a photo she says was "drastically altered" without her permission. After collaborating Aug.






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A Safer Pill Dispenser

A Mississippi man has invented a device that prevents pills from spilling out of bottles, where kids may find and eat them from the floor. WDAM's Jeff Daley reports.






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Up in Smoke: WHO Urges Stiff Regulation on E-Cigarettes

The World Health Organization recommended Tuesday that nations regulate electronic cigarettes and ban them from use indoors.






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Mom Creates Beautiful Photos For Girl Born Without a Hand

Life didn’t have a fairy tale beginning for 5-year-old Violet Spring, so her mom is making sure her childhood is full of whimsy and joy.






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Mistakes Parents Should Avoid During the School Year

Does the start of your kid’s school year give you a case of the jitters? Here are three common school mistakes and how you can avoid them.






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We Pay Hundreds of Millions for Gunshot Victims: Study

A new study found that uninsured gunshot victims are more likely to die from their wounds at the hospital than victims with insurance.






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Little Triathlete Pushes, Pulls Brother Through Race

Eight-year-old Noah and 6-year-old Lucas recently competed in their second triathlon, with Noah helping Lucas the whole way.






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VA: No Proof Delays Caused Hospital Deaths








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Can a Nail Polish Protect Against Date Rape Drugs?

Students at North Carolina State University are developing a nail polish that can detect so-called date rape drugs by changing colors when it comes into contact with them.

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Nail Polish Can Detect Date-Rape Drugs








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Ebola Anxiety: Americans Fear 'Large Outbreak' Coming to U.S.

What people believe is not even close to the actual reality, a new survey suggests.






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Let Them Sleep In: Docs Want Later School Times for Teens

Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees.






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'Sleep Drunkenness' May Be More Common Than Thought

One in seven Americans occasionally experiences disorientation upon awakening that may last from five to 15 minutes, a new study finds.










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