US scientist: Ebola unlikely to become airborne
It's incredibly unlikely that Ebola would mutate to spread through the air, and the best way to make sure it doesn't is to stop the epidemic, a top government scientist told concerned lawmakers Wednesday.
Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes
Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
First enterovirus 68 case confirmed in New Jersey, New York City
Enterovirus 68 has spread to New Jersey and a case has been confirmed in New York City. The Garden State's first case of EV-D68, a respiratory illness with severe cold-like symptoms, was confirmed Wednesday by the CDC.
U.S. health system not properly designed to meet needs of patients nearing end of life, say experts
The US health care system is not properly designed to meet the needs of patients nearing the end of life and those of their families, and major changes to the system are necessary, says a new report.
Colorado Tries Hard To Convince Teens That Pot Is Bad For You
Do you want to be a lab rat? That's what teenagers are doing when they smoke marijuana, the state of Colorado says. But since hard evidence of marijuana's harms is scanty, it may be a tough sell.