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(ATLANTA) -- An American doctor who contracted Ebola will be released today from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, ABC News has learned.Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, contracted the deadly virus while working in a Liberian Ebola ward with the aid agency Samaritan’s Purse. He was evacuated to the U.S. earlier this month along with coworker Nancy Wr...
(MONROVIA, Liberia) -- The World Health Organization provided another update on the spread of the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak on Wednesday, noting 221 new cases and 106 additional deaths between Aug. 17 and Aug. 18.In total the WHO says, there have been 2,473 cases of Ebola reported. The disease has killed 1,350 people thus far in Guinea, Liberia,...
(NEW YORK) -- The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association said on Wednesday that donations from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continue to flow in at a rapid pace, with over $31 million in donations in the last three weeks.Since July 29, the ALS Association said that is has received charitable donations from 637,527 new donors. The donation total, ...
(NEW YORK) --  As news spread of yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar's death on Wednesday, disciples were quick to respond to the news via social media and other outlets with remembrances, gratitude and sorrow."As we mourn the passing of our great teacher B.K.S. Iyengar, we are filled with a sense of wonder and joy that one man could have touched so many...
(NEW YORK) -- Tanya Prashad thought she was the perfect candidate for surrogacy. Having given birth to healthy children of her own, the 33-year-old wanted to give others the same joy she had known, and decided to be a surrogate for a same-sex couple.“Hundred percent motivated just to help another couple,” Prashad said. “As far as ...
(NEW YORK) -- There's a low tech way for smartphone addicts who suffer from nomophobia -- the fear of being without their mobile devices -- to cope with being away from their beloved electronics.Introducing the noPhone.The brainchild of a group of Dutch creatives, the noPhone is designed to ease owners' separation anxiety from their devices.Everyon...
(NEW YORK) -- Just one year ago, Tim Shaw was playing football with the Tennessee Titans. Now, he’s battling ALS, the fatal neurodegenerative disease at the center of the viral ice bucket challenge.Shaw, 30, revealed his diagnosis in a video posted Tuesday to the Titans website.“I'm here today to stand up and fight with all of you again...
(NEW YORK) -- The athlete who made headlines for running an 800-meter race later in her pregnancy has given birth to a healthy baby girl.Alycia Montaño, 28, gave birth Friday to Linnéa Dori Montaño, her first child with husband Louis Montaño.In an interview with ABC News on Tuesday, the California resident said she felt ...
(ATLANTA) -- American hospitals and state labs have handled at least 68 Ebola scares over the last three weeks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Hospitals in 27 states alerted the CDC of the possible Ebola cases out of an abundance of caution amid the growing outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Fifty-eight ...
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- The end of summer means the start of school, and September is when most younger children head back to class. While it’s an exciting time, Safe Kids Worldwide reports it’s also the month that the most children are struck by automobiles, largely because of distractions.Vanderbilt University Medical Center experts rec...
(NEW YORK) -- If you’ve lived in a neighborhood for a while, chances are that you take your neighbors for granted. Well, you shouldn’t, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal, because the folks from your community may be helping your heart health.Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 volunteers in the U.S. who repo...
(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of cancer is found.However, Dr. Ronald Chen, a radiation oncologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, says in a new study that too often elderly patients are screened for certain cancers that are of lit...

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