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Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.
Homeland Security Investigations is looking into a possible Myrtle Beach area case of "sextortion" – a fairly new and growing crime that targets teenagers through their use of social media websites such as Facebook and Instagram.
Years ago, journalists who had breast cancer fought with words to inform other women with breast cancer that, in many cases, they didn't need a mastectomy.
A new electronic device and mobile app called pd.id , aims to help prevent sexual assaults that occur after a victim has been unknowingly drugged.
Singling out the international aid group Doctors Without Borders, Mr. Iroundouno continued, "Wherever those people have passed, the communities have been hit by illness."
ABOUT 400 people, some carrying photos of deceased loved ones, marched Saturday to raise awareness about heroin addiction.
Health officials in New Zealand have pleaded for action from the Ministry of Health to ensure that there is no epidemic of skin cancer.
Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.
The latest survey shows more than 526,000 acres of pine trees in the state were infested with the beetle in 2013, officials told the Board of Land Commissioners.
Two US aid workers in Liberia recently became the latest victims of an Ebola epidemic that health experts are calling "out of control" and the deadliest outbreak of the virus in history .
Margot Adler, seen here in 2006, was a longtime reporter for NPR. She died Monday following a battle with cancer.
Valley fever rates at the most affected prisons, Avenal and Pleasant Valley, are more than 20 times higher than in surrounding counties.
Eight youths, some armed with slingshots and machetes, stood warily alongside a rutted dirt road at an opening in the high reeds, the path to the village of Kolo Bengou.
A relative of a person suffering from Hepatitis-B helps him drink water at a hospital in Modasa, in India's western Gujarat state February 17, 2009.
Most cancer researchers are working on the biology of the tumour . However, Michele Petruzzelli, a member of Erwin Wagner's group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre , has been looking for ways to attack the disease indirectly.
The CDC has it right in declaring lack of sleep a public health epidemic. Lack of sleep has been linked to a number of public issues such as industrial disasters, medical and occupational errors, and motor vehicle accidents.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:46 am
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