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Morehouse School of Medicine Joins the NIH “All of Us” Research...

ATLANTA - Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) has been selected to join the NIH 'All of Us' Research Program as part of the South...

Ebola crisis: Liberian troops impose slum quarantine

Security forces in Liberia's capital have deployed to enforce a quarantine in a large slum area in Monrovia in order to contain the spread of Ebola. The isolation of West Point and a countrywide night-time curfew are the latest anti-Ebola measures to be ordered by the president.

Mass Killings in US Happening More Frequently

Mass killings in the U.S., like Friday's schoolhouse slaughter, have become a troubling and recurring fact of life in America. In the latest carnage,...

Mobile Health Apps to Become First Line of Defense in Outbreaks

UGANDA — When it comes to fighting viral outbreaks - or even stopping water shortages - healthcare applications which integrate real-time analytics, data centers...

Study Finds Why Drug For Type II Diabetes Makes People Fat

ATLANTA—Medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people taking this drug to gain...

Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky Provided Most Benefit to Those in Poorer...

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Kentucky proved most beneficial for Kentuckians living in areas with high concentrations of poverty, particularly...

Congressional Republicans Propose American Healthcare Act: The Good, the Bad, the...

On Monday, March 6, after 7 years of refusing to work with President Obama to fix the Affordable Care Act, the Republican Congress finally...

Married LGBT Older Adults Are Healthier, Happier Than Singles, Study Finds

Same-sex marriage has been the law of the land for nearly two years — and in some states for even longer — but researchers...

Kenyan Men With Breast Cancer Fight Disease, Stigma

By Rael Ombuor NAIROBI — For a long time, Kenyan men fighting breast cancer have hidden their condition, embarrassed they are fighting a disease associated with...

Cholesterol Drug Might Help Treat Serious Malaria Cases

Each year, an estimated 500,000 children in sub-Saharan Africa develop the most serious form of malaria, so-called cerebral malaria. Experts say many of...