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  1. Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on MondaySun, 20 May 2018 11:40:16 -0400
    MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said. More...
  2. In Congo city where Ebola resides, fear but not panicSat, 19 May 2018 18:51:23 -0400
    MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - In the city of Mbandaka in northwest Congo, Mbombo Roge does not shake hands with friends anymore: Ebola changed all that. More...
  3. Trump proposes taking funds away from abortion providersFri, 18 May 2018 13:28:24 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday issued a proposal that would effectively stop giving government funds that subsidize birth control for low-income women to Planned Parenthood and other clinics that provide abortions. More...
  4. U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid salesFri, 18 May 2018 20:19:49 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler's opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court documents showed. More...
  5. Government proposal leaves markets gasping -- and Italians vapingFri, 18 May 2018 12:04:30 -0400
    ROME (Reuters) - While Italy's 5-Star Movement and League party left financial markets gasping on Friday with promises to raise government spending dramatically, users and producers of electronic cigarettes were breathing more easily. More...
  6. Congo northwest city Mbandaka confirms three new Ebola casesFri, 18 May 2018 18:06:54 -0400
    KINSHASA (Reuters) - Three new cases of Ebola were confirmed in northwest Congo's regional capital of Mbandaka on Friday, in a part of the city lying next to the Congo River, the health ministry said. More...
  7. Ebola experts from U.S. Centers for Disease Control ready to go to CongoFri, 18 May 2018 16:48:23 -0400
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ebola experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are ready to go to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where an Ebola outbreak has spread to a major African city, increasing the risk of a global outbreak. More...
  8. Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid - sourcesFri, 18 May 2018 18:26:45 -0400
    (Reuters) - U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday. More...
  9. In Congo outbreak, Ebola vaccine faces reality testsFri, 18 May 2018 06:16:18 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola vaccine to be deployed in an outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has conquered some major scientific hurdles in giving high protection, but it now faces extreme real-world tests including heat, humidity, language barriers and lack of roads. More...
  10. Big Ag turns to peas to meet soaring global protein demandFri, 18 May 2018 11:43:07 -0400
    (Reuters) - Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea. More...
Fox Health
  1. Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola after new cases in major citySun, 20 May 2018 16:14:00 GMT
    Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister announced. More...
  2. Colorado brain cancer patient, 4, hits home run during college baseball gameFri, 18 May 2018 20:16:00 GMT
    A 4-year-old fighting brain cancer hit a home run on Saturday, thanks to baseball players with the Air Force Academy and the University of New Mexico. More...
  3. New tech 'rewires' brain to help stroke patients regain use of their armsFri, 18 May 2018 11:00:00 GMT
    Nerve stimulation that boosts the effects of physical therapy may help stroke patients regain arm use. A clinical trial is still recruiting volunteers. More...
  4. Ebola outbreak in the Congo spreads to major city, health officials confirmFri, 18 May 2018 02:15:00 GMT
    An outbreak of Ebola, once confined to remote rural areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has now spread an area just outside of city of more than one million people, health officials said Thursday. More...
  5. Massachusetts limo driver gives girl, 8, with rare genetic disorder free rides to Boston Children's HospitalThu, 17 May 2018 21:39:00 GMT
    A Massachusetts man takes an 8-year-old girl with a rare genetic disorder to her doctors appointments in a limo -- for free. More...
  6. Baseball player with Down syndrome dances his way to home base in viral videoThu, 17 May 2018 20:04:00 GMT
    Billy, a baseball player with Down syndrome, ended his home run with a celebratory dance. A video of the his home run trot has gone viral. More...
  7. Infected earwax buildup causes woman to lose hearingThu, 17 May 2018 18:05:00 GMT
    An audiologist in the U.K. who goes by the moniker Wax Whisperer has shared a gruesome clip featuring a patient whose ear wax was so backed up that it had become infected. More...
  8. Twin brothers comfort each other moments after birth in viral videoThu, 17 May 2018 16:04:00 GMT
    After spending nine months together in their mothers womb, brothers Caleb and Weston Lyman were sure to share a special bond, which became evident just moments after their births. More...
  9. Abandoned pug unrecognizable after rescue group steps inThu, 17 May 2018 15:10:00 GMT
    A tiny hairless pug found wandering the streets is unrecognizable five months after being rescued - and now has a loving home. More...
  10. Texas doctor accused of administering chemo to patients who didn't need itThu, 17 May 2018 14:43:00 GMT
    Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada was accused of falsely administering chemotherapy to patients who didnt need it and he was also charged with fraud and money laundering. More...
CNN Health
  1. Christianity and depression: It's complicated Sun, 20 May 2018 09:47:44 GMT
  2. Twins treated for genetic disorder in the wombFri, 18 May 2018 08:45:56 GMT
    Corinna already had one child with a genetic disorder that left him unable to sweat or grow teeth normally. More...
  3. Ebola health risk raised to 'very high' in DR CongoFri, 18 May 2018 16:24:08 GMT
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the Ebola health risk assessment to "very high" in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ahead of an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the worsening outbreak. More...
  4. Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to a city, raising concerns over its controlThu, 17 May 2018 22:23:44 GMT
    An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has now entered a "new phase," after the first urban case was confirmed in Mbandaka city, the country's health minister, Dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga, said Wednesday. More...
  5. Why is Melania Trump still in the hospital?Fri, 18 May 2018 23:01:11 GMT
    First lady Melania Trump has been in the hospital for four days, with no word on exactly when she will be released. More...
  6. Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeksThu, 17 May 2018 13:05:00 GMT
    An 18-year old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes, perhaps another of the innumerable bistro workers hoping to calm frayed nerves with a smoke -- or in this case, a vape. More...
  7. Parasites and bacteria may be lurking in hotel pools, hot tubs, CDC warnsThu, 17 May 2018 17:02:31 GMT
    Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water -- such as pools and hot tubs -- between 2000 and 2014, according to a new government report. During that 15-year period, a total of 493 outbreaks linked to treated recreational water were reported in 46 states and Puerto Rico, the report indicates. More...
  8. 25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuanaSun, 20 May 2018 08:29:59 GMT
  9. FDA approves preventive migraine treatmentFri, 18 May 2018 19:09:37 GMT
    The FDA approved a preventive treatment option for migraine patients that should be available within a week and is expected to cost $575 monthly or $6,900 annually. More...
  10. We have a vaccine for Ebola. Will it work?Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56:54 GMT
    As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo spreads, there is a new tool that could be key in controlling the virus: an experimental vaccine. More...
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