National Institutes Of Health

Nina Pham, 26, the first person infected with Ebola in the United States, steps off the plane October 16, 2014 during a transfer at Frederick, Maryland, Municipal Airport to an ambulance en route to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Pham was closely involved in the care of a Liberian man, Thomas Eric Duncan, who was the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States. Duncan died of Ebola on October 8th at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Nurse With Ebola in Maryland Downgraded to ‘Fair’ Condition

The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man was transferred late Thursday from a Dallas hospital to a specialized medical facility in Maryland.


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Doc Exposed to Ebola Released from Md. Isolation

An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus after a needle stick in Sierra Leone has been released from isolation and sent home.


Medical workers of the John Fitzgerald Kennedy hospital in Monrovia put on protective suits prior to carrying bodies of Ebola virus victims on September 6, 2014.   (credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

NIH to Treat U.S. Doctor Exposed to Ebola Virus

The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone.


Martin Rogers remains missing despite multiple reported sightings across the region. (Montgomery County Police)

Police: Montgomery County Man Still Missing Despite Several Possible Sightings

A Montgomery County man who works as a scientist at the National Institutes of Health remains missing despite multiple reported sightings across the region.


Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Siblings of Sick Kids Celebrated at NIH’s ‘Siblings Day’

Cancer. Chemo. Hospital. It can get exhausting to think about those things every day, especially for kids.


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Forgotten Vials of Smallpox Found in NIH Storage Room

A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.


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How Strong Is That Drink? New App Helps Calculate

How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how it’s made, it could contain as much alcohol as two glasses of wine.


Research universities across the country are in a government funding free fall. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NIH Creates Network to Tackle Mysterious Diseases

The government is expanding its “mystery disease” program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they’ve been told they’re undiagnosable.


The bear tranquilized on the NIH campus is a male, about 1.5 years old, and weighs close to 100 pounds. (Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

WATCH: NIH Bear Released Back Into The Wild

A YouTube account called “NIH Bear,” named after the furry critter that was spotted on the National Institutes of Health campus Thursday, has released two videos of the bear waking up after being tranquilized and transported out of Bethesda.


Photo courtesy of NIH Clinical Center

National Symphony Orchestra Brings Holiday Music to D.C. Area Hospitals

The National Symphony Orchestra’s “Sound Health” program involves musicians making “house calls,” or traveling to perform for audiences that are too sick to attend a performance at a concert hall.




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