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Tips For Picking Out Healthy Cereal For Kids

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Parents are tasked with finding a healthy cereal for their kids that they will actually eat for breakfast. Registered Dietitian Jennifer Willoughby at Cleveland Clinic Children's says there are ways for parents to get their kids to eat healthier cereals.   When you're in the cereal aisle, look for the cereal with the…

Japanese Flu Drug May Fight Ebola And Norovirus

Posted On October 22, 2014

(London) -- British researchers say an experimental flu drug may also fight Ebola and norovirus. The Japanese drug works by causing a virus to mutate itself to death. Scientists at the University of Cambridge say the drug proved effective in reducing and even eliminating norovirus infection in a recent study done on mice. Clinical trials…

Nina Pham Upgraded To Good Condition

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Bethesda, MD) -- The Texas nurse admitted to the National Institutes of Health with the Ebola virus is being upgraded from fair to good condition. The Bethesda medical facility this afternoon announced the positive change for Nina Pham, although they did not release any other details. Pham contracted the disease while treating Thomas Duncan, an…

Test Results Show Spanish Nurse Free Of Ebola

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Madrid) -- Test results show a Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola is now free of the virus. Doctors made the announcement today after a fourth blood test showed no signs of the disease in her system. Teresa Romero became infected over two weeks ago while caring for a Spanish missionary who had been working in…

State Department: Banning Visas Won’t Help Ebola Epidemic

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is currently not considering a ban on travel visas from West Africa to the U.S. Spokeswoman Marie Harf said yesterday that if visas are banned or restricted, travelers will find illicit or underground ways of getting into the country, making it harder to contain the disease. Meanwhile, new travel…