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Bananas: An uncertain future for America's favorite fruit

They're sliced into cereal and eaten as snacks, but these days growers are increasingly worried about the future of America's favorite fruit: the Cavendish banana.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 08:58am EDT

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Bad bite: Doctors see surge of sudden meat allergies caused by ticks that are spreading in US

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:22am EDT

US doctor, aid worker appear to be improving

US doctor, aid worker with Ebola appear to be improving during treatment at Atlanta hospital

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:50am EDT

Liberians demand that govt picks up Ebola bodies

Riot police called to Liberian town amid protest over Ebola bodies left in street

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:40am EDT

Ebola outbreak an ethical mine field

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has turned into an ethical mine field.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:47am EDT

Gaza's wounded: Living reminder of ravages of war

After dead are buried, Gaza's nearly 10,000 wounded are living reminder of ravages of war

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:34am EDT

VA chief makes 1st hospital visit amid scandal

New VA chief makes 1st hospital visit since taking over embattled agency, speaks in Phoenix

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:32am EDT

Distracted smartphone walking poses safety risks

A professor of psychology says our obsession with those computers in our pockets puts at risk for ankle sprains and getting hit by cars because our brains are too absorbed to keep us safe.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 02:48am EDT
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Tips from a dietitian: Eat healthy on vacation

There's no sense in depriving yourself of lobster rolls and ice cream cones on summer vacation -- or apple cider doughnuts and IPAs as we ease into fall, but not every meal needs to be an indulgent one when traveling.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 02:21am EDT

25 years ago, a different Ebola outbreak in Va.

25 years ago, Ebola outbreak near US capital introduced US to what had been an unknown disease

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 02:56pm EDT

Deadly disease threatens world's amphibians

The threat of the Ebola virus has generated concern across the globe. Among wildlife ecologists, another deadly virus is raising worldwide alarm: the ranavirus.

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 02:13pm EDT

US Ebola check means quarantine of missionaries

Public health officials to quarantine African missionaries returning to US to check for Ebola

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Saudi: Suspected Ebola victim did not have virus

Saudi Heath Ministry: US lab tests show deceased man tested for Ebola did not have the virus

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 12:10pm EDT

CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented

CDC director warns of magnitude of Ebola crisis in West Africa, says it can be controlled

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 11:30am EDT

A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

Airlines are taking precautions after Ebola outbreak; passengers should be alert but not worry

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 09:36am EDT

New VA secretary touts fixes to veterans group

New VA Secretary Robert McDonald says chance to fix agency is 'an opportunity we can't miss'

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 09:24pm EDT

Lots of big NFL names hoping for big comebacks

NFL 2014: A year removed from lost seasons, big-name players aiming for big-time comebacks

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Lovebirds in Arizona died from parrot fever

20 lovebirds found dead in Scottsdale, Arizona, yard were infected with parrot fever

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 06:00pm EDT
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