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Fake Bar Part of Research Into Anti-Drinking Drug

There’s no skunky bar odor amid the beer taps. Instead of booze, colored water fills the bottles. The real alcohol is locked away but still close enough for the extra temptation of smell — and to test the safety of a new drug designed to help heavy drinkers say “when” sooner than usual.


D.C. Council to listen to testimony on the city's preparedness for Ebola.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Nurse Exposed to Ebola Discharged from NIH

The National Institutes of Health says an American nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been released from the hospital.


Study: US Infants Still Sleeping With Unsafe Blankets, Bedding credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images

Study: US Infants Still Sleeping With Unsafe Blankets, Bedding

Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. That’s according to researchers who say 17 years of national data show parents need to be better informed.


Nina Pham speaks at NIH after she was released from the treatment facility. (Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Declared Ebola-Free, Discharged From NIH in Maryland

Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, is free of the virus and will be discharged from the National Institutes of Health on Friday, officials say.


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.


The CDC says the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola took a flight the day before she started to show symptoms. (Photo on right: Handout/Photo on left: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ebola-Infected Nurse in Dallas Being Moved to NIH in Maryland

The Dallas nurse infected with Ebola is expected to be transported to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, according to multiple reports.


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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.


U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell (3rd L) speaks as (R-L) Assistant to U.S. President Obama for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health Dr. Anthony Fauci, Administrator of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Raj Shah, and Commander of United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) General David Rodriguez listen during a news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. The briefing was to discuss the U.S. Government response to the Ebola pandemic.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Urges Calm Over U.S. Ebola Case

The Obama administration on Friday urged calm over the single case of Ebola in the United States, seeking to reassure the American public that there is little chance of an outbreak of the illness in this country.


Officials from the World Health Organization wear protective clothing on July 28, 2012 as they prepare to enter Kagadi Hospital in Kibale District, about 200 kilometres from Kampala, where an outbreak of Ebola virus started.  (Photo credit: ISAAC KASAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

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

An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health near the nation’s capital.


A missing scientist from Montgomery County has been found dead. (credit: Montgomery County Police)

Missing Scientist Found Dead

A Montgomery County scientist who vanished two weeks ago has been found dead, police say.




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