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Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 08:40 AM EDT

Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

A team at the Department of Health and Human Services failed to plan properly or watch over contractors hired to set up and run Healthcare.gov, leading to its blowout when it launched in October, according to a...

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 05:59 PM EDT

Ebola: What You Need to Know

Ebola: What You Need to Know

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md. explains what you need to know about the deadly virus Ebola.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 03:40 PM EDT

Food That Could Improve Your Mood

Food That Could Improve Your Mood

Psychiatrist Dr. Joshua Weiner talks about the types of food and supplements that can elevate your mood and improve your mental health.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 03:06 PM EDT

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

A possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight amid heightened fears about the deadly virus, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 07:42 AM EDT

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end in sight.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 04:54 PM EDT

Tips for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

Tips for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

In light of a new warning about melanoma, Dr. Cheryl Burgess has the do's and don'ts of being outside this summer.

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