Binge Drinking

From Social Drinker To Alcoholic, In One Flip Of A Switch

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:00

A research team from UCSF has identified changes in the brain that lead from moderate alcohol consumption to binge drinking.


5 Ebola Safety Measures That Were Unnecessarily Extreme

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:39

Ebola is nearly impossible to contract unless you live or work immediately near someone who has it. If only these people knew that.

Peter Piot

Ebola Has A History Of Spreading Through Poorly Equipped Medical Facilities [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:30

Ebola co-discoverer Peter Piot speaks about identifying the virus in 1976 during an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Unfortunately, many problems they faced back then persist today.

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Sex In Movies Is No Big Deal For Modern Parents

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:26

Parents may get so accustomed to seeing sex and violence in movies and television that they end up lowering their standards for what kids are allowed to watch.

Hazmat Suit Removal

This Is How You Take Off An Ebola Hazmat Suit [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:53

These health care professionals walk us through the appropriate steps for taking off a hazmat suit after treating a patient infected with Ebola.


Roman Gladiators Were Vegetarians Who Drank Ashes

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:46

The Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes as a healing tonic following training sessions.

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Nigeria Is Officially Ebola-Free

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:01

The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus after six weeks with no new cases.

Ebola End Texas

Ebola Worries End For Dozens On US Watch Lists

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:46

Weeks of worries about Ebola infection ended for dozens of people who came off watch lists in the United States on Monday.

Face Development In Womb Explains Philtrum

How That Dent Above Your Lips Brings Your Whole Face Together [VIDEO]

By | Sun, 10/19/2014 - 15:53

A new segment from BBC One shows how the face develops inside the womb.

Enterovirus Kills 25-Year-Old Canadian

Canadian Man's Death Shows That Adults Can Get Sick From Enterovirus D68, Too

By | Sun, 10/19/2014 - 13:04

The death of a 25-year-old man to enterovirus highlights the fact that even adults aren't immune to its effects.


Americans 'Can't Give In To Hysteria Or Fear' Over Ebola: Obama

By | Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:20

Despite only three cases of Ebola emerging in the U.S., Americans are becoming increasingly fearful that it will spread. President Obama said on Saturday that they shouldn't "give in to hysteria or fear."

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberian Leader Says Ebola Risks 'Lost Generation', Urges Action

By | Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:11

The Liberian president urged for stronger international action against Ebola on Sunday, saying that the economic losses it will cause will lead to a "lost generation" of young West Africans.

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Open Heart Surgery — Made Possible By A Cell Phone's Light [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 10/18/2014 - 16:40

You have to see how surgeons ensured patient survival after lights went out during open-heart surgery.


To Be Or Not To Be... Smarter: How Students Benefit From Live Theater

By | Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:54

Cultural field trips boost student knowledge, tolerance, and emotions.

Tom Frieden

US Health Agency Chief Faulted Over Confusing Ebola Messages

By | Sat, 10/18/2014 - 09:53

A widening circle of people potentially exposed to Ebola calls into question how well CDC Director Thomas Frieden communicated the risks of the deadly virus.