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California Debates “Yes Means Yes” Sex Assault Law

College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no. Now, as universities around the country that are facing pressure over the handling of rape... »

25 Years Ago, Different Ebola Outbreak in Virginia

Americans' introduction to the Ebola virus came 25 years ago in an office park near Washington Dulles International Airport, a covert crisis that captivated the public only years later when it formed the... »

Ebola Researcher on Experimental Treatment: "I Would Take It Myself in a Heartbeat"

Southern California researchers examining the Ebola virus and how it works have helped develop an experimental medicine that is being used to treat two infected Americans. Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire told NBC... »

Tick Bite Can Trigger Allergy to Red Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the U.S. are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick, and one allergist on... »

Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Tom Frieden started his career as a public-health detective, fighting outbreaks of tuberculosis in New York and India while working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Epidemic... »

Liberian President Apologizes for Ebola Deaths

The president of Liberia apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers fighting a deadly Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people West Africa,... »

Philly Man Contracts West Nile, Pa.'s First This Year

A Philadelphia man came down with Pennsylvania's first recorded human case of West Nile Virus of the year. »

9 Questions You Should Ask About the Drug "Molly"

It's one of the most popular party drugs in circulation at the moment, but what exactly is Molly? Is it a new danger or old news? There's a lot of misinformation out there, so we talked to an expert to find out... »

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New Gene Mutation Tied to Breast Cancer Risk

A new study found that mutations in a recently identified gene called PALB2 can make the cancer up to nine times more likely develop and gives a woman a 14 percent chance of breast cancer by age 50, and... »

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