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CDC Finds Troubling Rise in Teen Suicide Method

Fewer teens are killing themselves using guns, but more are choosing suffocation and strangling, government researchers reported Thursday.

Vaccine, Not Ebola, Made Doc Sick

An American doctor who feared he infected himself with Ebola was the first human to get an experimental vaccine.

Guinea Ebola Vaccine Trial Uses Smallpox Strategy

A new Ebola vaccine trial starts in Guinea this week, this one using the same "ring vaccination" strategy that eliminated smallpox in the 1970s.

Liberia's Last Ebola Patient Leaves Clinic

Liberia released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year old English teacher, from a treatment center in the capital Thursday.

Two More Hospitals Report 'Superbugs' on Endoscopes

Two more hospitals - one in California and one in Connecticut - reported they'd found drug-resistant "superbugs" on a hard-to-clean type of medical equipment that's under federal scrutiny

First Immune Therapy Drug Approved for Lung Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has okayed the first immune therapy drug for lung cancer.

Could Oxygen Make Cancer Therapy Work Better?

Researchers have been looking for years for a way to use oxygen to fight cancer. Now, they may finally have one.

Justices Don't Tip Hands During Obamacare Arguments

The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday on a challenge to President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. A vote is expected Friday.

Antidepressant May Fix Ailing Hearts: Study

How do you mend a broken heart? One unexpected method appears to involve a drug devised to treat depression, researchers reported Wednesday.

Best and Worst Places to Go When the Zombies Strike

Where would you go in a zombie apocalypse?

Sniff Test: The Surprising Reason We Shake Hands

You consciously do the grip and grin. But you may unconsciously perform the shake and sniff.

Pakistan Only Country Still Spreading Polio, WHO Says

Pakistan is the only country that's still exporting polio cases and should continue making sure all travelers are vaccinated, the WHO said Wednesday.

After Massive Weight Gain, Rare Diagnosis Saves Man's Life

Donelle Trotman was only in his 30s when his health suddenly took a strange and frightening turn.

Obamacare Faces Tough Test in Supreme Court Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a legal challenge Wednesday that could throw the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, into deep disarray. NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams reports.

Two More NFL Veterans Will Donate Brains to Science

Sidney Rice and Steve Weatherford will donate their brains to science, as doctors look for ways to curb the NFL's concussion problem.

This Mom Literally Balances Kids With Workouts

Kimberley Welman's quirky exercises have gone viral since she started using her stroller as a gym prop and her twin babies as weights.

Testosterone Can Damage Heart, FDA Warns

The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men

FDA: Antibiotic Linked to Nerve Damage

A North Carolina woman who suffered a series of extreme side effects from using Levaquin, joins the effort to pull the medication. The FDA says more than 1,200 people have died, and almost 100,00 have suffered side effects from the drug. WCNC's Michelle Boudin reports.

New York Is Abuzz About Rats, Fleas and Plague

Two scientific surveys of New York City's seamy side have turned up enough evidence of past and present pests to kick a hypochondriac into high gear.

The Next Ebola Zone: Report Finds 28 High-Risk Countries

Where else could an epidemic of Ebola or some other disease come? Try Somalia, Chad, Nigeria, Afghanistan or Niger.

Should Kids Walk Home Alone? Parents to Fight Neglect Ruling

The parents who sparked debate over parenting styles say they'll appeal a decision that found them "responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect."

Red Sox to Honor ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Pioneer

When the Boston Red Sox play an exhibition game Tuesday against Boston College, both teams will be wearing No. 3 jerseys in support of Pete Frates.

Penis-Size Study Reveals Average Length of Manhood

For some men, love has long been a battle of inches. A new report reveals the "definitive" length of typical manhood, allowing some guys to relax.

Junk De-Bunk: And the Average Guy's Size Is…

For some men, love has long been a battle of inches. A new report reveals the "definitive" length of typical manhood, allowing some guys to relax.

What Does It Mean to 'Be a Man'?

It's a hard time to be a boy, and the facts are something that should give us all pause.

Chilean girl's plea spotlights cystic fibrosis - and assisted suicide

A Chilean 14-year-old's plea for euthanasia amid cystic fibrosis is pitting new medical hope against fresh, public support for assisted suicide.

Lumber Liquidators 'Stands by Every Plank.' Should You?

Allegedly tainted flooring has left Lumber Liquidators customers feeling as if the rug has been pulled out from under them.

Ebola Survivor Nina Pham Sues Texas Hospital

The lawsuit claims that the hospital ignored the dangers of Ebola and failed to prepare for the possibility it might receive a patient with the disease.

Most Docs Agree to 'Spread Out' Kids' Shots

Most doctors agree to parents' demands to space out their kids' vaccines a new survey finds.

Technology Helps Mom Hear Her Kids for the First Time

A mother in Indiana hears her children for the first time thanks to new hearing aids. WTWO's Lauren Minor reports. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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