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Oregon State University Most Sexually Healthy Campus In U.S.

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Corvallis, OR) -- Oregon State University is the most sexually healthy campus in the country. After placing 26th last year, the school jumped 25 places to nab the top spot. The Trojan Sexual Health Report Card ranks campuses all across the country based on students' accessibility to sexual health resources and information. University of Texas…

New Guidelines Unveiled To Protect Healthcare Workers Treating Ebola Patients

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- The CDC is pushing new guidelines for healthcare workers treating Ebola patients. CDC director Tom Frieden announced three new procedures that he says should increase the margin of safety for those workers. The first is making sure the doctors and nurses receive training and show they're ready to treat people infected with…

Study Claiming Quarantine Not Long Enough

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study is suggesting 21 days might not be a long enough quarantine period for those who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.   Doctor Charles Haas from Drexel University says the nation's health leaders need to vigilant but there's no reason for the public to panic. The researchers at…

Third Ebola Patient Released From Atlanta Hospital

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- An American who contracted Ebola is being given a clean bill of health. Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say the man, who has not been identified, was released Sunday after tests showed he no longer had the virus. He had been in the hospital since September 9th. He contracted the…

Geese May Offer Cure For Ebola

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Grand Forks, ND) -- Researchers from a company in North Dakota will make their case to the Department of Defense that geese could help cure Ebola. The "Grand Forks Herald" reports Avianax and scientists from the University of North Dakota will be in Virginia this week to demonstrate an antibody they've developed from the birds.…