U.S. designates 35 hospitals as Ebola centers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — State health officials have designated 35 U.S. hospitals as Ebola treatment centers, a move that will at least triple the number of beds available to treat more…

Will getting blood kill you next time?

by Bob Unruh --   Federal advisory board officials this week are considering whether or not to recommend to the full Food and Drug Administration a change in policy that would allow more…

Mindfulness helps teens cope with stress, anxiety

by -NO AUTHOR- -- PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As the morning school bell rings and students rush through crowded corridors, teenagers in one Portland classroom settle onto mats and meditation pillows. They more…

Nearsightedness 'becomes epidemic'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTOP) — For Christine Wildsoet, a professor of vision science and optometry at the University of California--Berkeley, the coffee shop hosts some of the worst offenders. There are more…

Most attractive Americans live here

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AOL) — A new study has revealed where America's most and least attractive people live. Detroit claimed top honors for the country's ugliest, while Miami is home to more…

HIV's ability to cause AIDS weakening

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — LONDON — Rapid evolution of HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus, is slowing its ability to cause AIDS, according to a study of more than 2,000 women more…

Why are high-school football players dying?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — Death certificates have empty spaces to be filled — even if death, like life, never fits easily into bureaucratic boxes. The death certificate more…