CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Company Creates Action Figure Of Nurse Who Fought Ebola Quarantine OrdersAn action figure doll has been created after the nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and fought quarantine orders in both New Jersey and Maine.
Maine Governor: I'm Ready To Exercise 'Full Extent' Of Authority Against NurseA nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.
Nurse Returning From Weekend Confinement In NJ Agrees To Be Quarantined At Maine HomeA nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey, but her lawyer disagrees with officials over how long she'll have to stay in seclusion.
Report: Patient Put In Isolation At Conn. Hospital For Possible EbolaA patient at a Connecticut hospital has reportedly been put in isolation for possible Ebola.
Group Raising Money To Rent House For People Arriving From Liberia Whose Relatives Too Afraid To Take Them InWhen a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no.
Middle School Student Isolated After Saying That Dad Was Being Tested For EbolaA Maine middle school student was isolated from her classmates after telling another student that her father was being tested for Ebola.
Coast Guard Sector To Contact Ships From Ebola-Affected Countries Before Allowing Into PortOne U.S. Coast Guard sector says it will contact ships that have recently been to Ebola-affected countries to ask whether passengers have symptoms of the virus before they are allowed into port.
CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal FluThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
CDC: US Children Consume Too Much SaltAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.