New Ebola case in Liberia may have resulted from sex with survivor
New Ebola case in Liberia may have resulted from sex with survivor March 29, 2015

Liberia urges sexual caution after a new outbreak suggests that Ebola survivors can carry the disease long after they recover

Surprising study: Massive weight loss may slash asthma attacks
Surprising study: Massive weight loss may slash asthma attacks March 29, 2015

Researchers studied people who had weight-loss surgery and found some interesting results when it came to asthma sufferers.

How the ‘Angelina effect’ could save thousands of lives
How the ‘Angelina effect’ could save thousands of lives March 28, 2015

Angelina Jolie continues to use her star power as a force for good

Coffee can slash risk of liver cancer — even for those who booze it up too much, study finds
Coffee can slash risk of liver cancer — even for those who booze it up too much, study finds March 28, 2015

Researchers aren’t sure why coffee prevents inflammation in the liver, but they have confirmed a clear correlation that suggests that coffee can reduce some of the ill effects of too much alcohol consumption.

Panic in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone as police fire tear gas on crowd during lockdown
Panic in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone as police fire tear gas on crowd during lockdown March 28, 2015

The government instituted a three-day lockdown in an attempt to stamp out the Ebola epidemic, but people have run out of food and have started riots.

Anti-vaxxers to blame? Measles case in Oklahoma creates outbreak scare
Anti-vaxxers to blame? Measles case in Oklahoma creates outbreak scare March 28, 2015

While Oklahoma state officials say the risk of others contracting the disease is unlikely, that only applies to people who are immune to the disease either through being vaccinated or because they had it before.

Coffee can effectively offset liver damage from drinking alcohol
Coffee can effectively offset liver damage from drinking alcohol March 28, 2015

New research has found that three glasses of alcohol is enough to damage the liver, but that drinking a cup of coffee can offset this damage.

The herb roseroot may treat depression better than medicine
The herb roseroot may treat depression better than medicine March 28, 2015

An herb called roseroot has been found to treat depression effectively and with fewer side effects than conventional medicines.

Sierra Leone residents staying home to stop Ebola
Sierra Leone residents staying home to stop Ebola March 28, 2015

West African nation Sierra Leone enforces a strict policy for residents to stay in their homes in an attempt to rid Ebola

Alta Bates fined for serious safety violation
Alta Bates fined for serious safety violation March 28, 2015

Alta Bates is being fined for a safety violation that put patients, staff and visitors at risk of potential infection