Fort Carson lockdown lifted after reports of shots fired

Fort Carson lockdown lifted after reports of shots fired

Fort Carson was on lockdown for two hours Monday night for a shots fired investigation.

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Public Health Agency of Canada

FDA expands use of experimental Ebola drug

An experimental Ebola drug that's still in development may now be used to treat more people with the disease, according to Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Ebola virus

CDC

Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone, Stephen Gaojia, the country's head of emergency operations, said Monday.

Officials are awaiting tests on another 39 potential cases, he said. During th...

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

700 infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital

More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health.

Jen Corn

Courtesy Jen Corn

Power walker loses 150 pounds

In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been.

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

Brent Swails/CNN

Sierra Leone ends 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone lifted Sunday a nationwide lockdown, which had been put in place to help stop the spread of Ebola.

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

Brent Swails/CNN

Fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss for many families. As medical workers try to quell its spread, global organizations are calculating the economic impact of the disease.

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

Brent Swails/CNN

Sierra Leone starts nationwide Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone started a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the region.

Under the plan, no one is allowed to leave their homes for three days, allowing volunteers to go door-to-do...

Ebola virus

CDC

NIH researcher becomes human guinea pig for Ebola vaccine

Earlier this week, Brian Shepherd sat down in a small doctor's office in Bethesda, Maryland. A technician swabbed his arm and gave him a quick jab with a needle.

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The longer you sleep, the weirder your dreams

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.

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REUTERS/Erik De Castro

15 die after getting measles shots in Syria

A crying mother cradles and moves her dead baby to the floor, yelling out, "My child, my child." Outside, another woman shakes and gestures in a fit of absolute grief as she piercingly screams, "Pray to God and his prophet sister."

Both women had bro...

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