CDC lab chief resigns after anthrax fumble

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday. Michael Farrell was head of the more…

Top Ebola doctor contracts virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said. The 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, hailed more…

GAO sting uncovers fraud in Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office found that those with fake ID cards can still get Obamacare — the latest glitch with the president’s signature health care more…

Parental rights in bull's-eye of Senate fight

by Bob Unruh -- Remember Justina Pelletier's ordeal? Taken into state custody after her own physician's diagnosis of a health problem was overruled, her parents were told they would no longer be more…

530 Fatties Facebook page targets obese

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO.CBSLOCAL) — YUBA CITY (CBS13) — A Facebook page created to criticize people about their weight is generating controversy in the Yuba-Sutter region. 530 Fatties appears to be more…

5 happiest cities in U.S. all in 1 state

by Joe Kovacs -- Exactly where are the happiest places in America? The answer apparently has nothing to with Disney. According to a working paper from researchers at Harvard University and the more…

HIV-killing condoms to be sold in months

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — A new make of condom capable of "killing" sexually transmitted diseases has been approved by Australian regulators. The prophylactics, which are expected to be released in more…

MERS infection may be airborne

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio. more…