Oregon is about to try a new way of reducing the number of unwanted pregnancies in the state as part of an ongoing health-care overhaul.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 8:12 p.m.
Like most people in Monrovia, our correspondent is constantly washing her hands with chlorinated water. But her booted feet are drawing strange looks.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 3:51 p.m.
The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 3:50 p.m.
The majority of hospitals are training their staff to care for Ebola patients, a survey finds. But infection control specialists say that can mean losing the capacity more common infections.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 2:28 p.m.
When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 2:06 p.m.
The National Institutes of Health in Maryland announced that the 26-year-old who was infected while caring for a Liberian patient, has no detectable virus in her blood.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 2:02 p.m.
Taming Ebola virus is now a challenge for the American health care system. We track the U.S. experience with Ebola from the appearance an Ebola strain in laboratory monkeys in Reston, Va., in 1989.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 1:55 p.m.
Ebola survivors in Nigeria credit the nasty-tasting oral rehydration solution for their recovery. One doctor wants more attention paid to that kind of low-tech treatment.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 1:06 p.m.
New York has no time for fear-mongering and wild speculation about the spread of disease through their city. They're too busy crafting the perfect "Ebowla" joke for Twitter.
OPB |Oct. 24, 2014 11:26 a.m.
Health writer and surgeon Atul Gawande's talked about the death of his daughter's music teacher as an example of a "good death" — but that doesn't take away from the loss.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 11:09 a.m.
Folks in the U.S. are in a panic about catching Ebola. Let's just say, you're more likely to be eaten by a shark. The situation in Liberia, however, is starkly different.