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'Get Ready': U.S. Military Breaks Ground on Ebola Hospital

American troops have broken ground for an Ebola field hospital and the U.S. should have mobile labs up and running in Liberia this week.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:55:31 GMT
Fire and Spice: What Parents of Teens Need to Know

Every school year brings dangerous trends that you may be clueless about but that your middle schooler/high schooler likely knows about.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:26:48 GMT
Snacks Hit the Spot Globally -- and Replace Meals

A survey of global snack habits by Nielsen shows nearly half of respondents admit snacking instead of eating meals.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:35:28 GMT
10 Denver-Area Kids Have Strange Muscle Weakness

Ten kids have shown up with a mystifying muscle weakness that may be related to an outbreak of enterovirus D68, doctors said Monday.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:55:14 GMT
Forget Enterovirus: Another Illness Is Killing Kids

Enterovirus may be all over the headlines but there's another virus that kills kids every year that you may not even have heard of. It's called RSV.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:37:56 GMT
Caffeinated Underwear? FTC Says It Lacks Buzz

Bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine and sold as weight loss aids were more decaf than espresso, U.S. regulators said on Monday.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:01:17 GMT
'I Have HIV And I Want You to Know It'

In response to a viral essay by one mom explaining why she hides her daughter's HIV+ status, one teen with HIV discusses going public with her status.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:22:32 GMT
Colorado Children Showing Polio-Like Symptoms

The CDC says its concerned about kids all suffering from polio-like symptoms, with no clear identification of their illness. NBCs Hallie Jackson reports.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:12:13 GMT
This Exercise Is the Superfood of Fitness, Experts Say

Fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games says walking is a superstar.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:46:40 GMT
Child With Rare Lung Disease Helps Others

The family of a 4-year-old boy with a rare lung disease helps raise money for research and spread awareness of pulmonary hypertension. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:57:32 GMT
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