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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.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 02:08 PM EDT

Preventing the Fastest-Growing Cancer in the U.S.

Preventing the Fastest-Growing Cancer in the U.S.

Medical experts are asking people to protect themselves from skin cancer this summer. The disease is the fastest-growing form of cancer in the United States.

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