Today's Health News

New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia

October 24, 2014 The bleeding disorder affects both males and females

Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed

October 24, 2014 Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15

Few U.S. Hospitals Ready to Handle Ebola, Survey Finds

October 24, 2014 Many don't have enough staff, training or equipment to control often deadly virus, experts say

New York City Ebola Patient in Stable Condition

October 24, 2014 Three contacts of Dr Craig Spencer are in isolation, NYC Mayor is urging calm

Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola

October 24, 2014 She expressed thanks to those who helped treat her, and then met with President Obama at the White House

Cadavers Beat Computers as Med School Teaching Tool, Study Finds

October 24, 2014 Researchers say future doctors and nurses learn more from the human body

Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study

October 24, 2014 Technique can trigger body's defense system to protect the heart, experts say

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

October 24, 2014 Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?

October 24, 2014 Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

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