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Detergent Pods Can Cause Eye Injuries In Children

Detergent pods are convenient, sure, but small children continue to have dangerous encounters with them, sustaining injuries to the eyes and other body parts when the pods are squeezed or chomped.

CDC Director: U.S. Hospitals Should Use 'Index Of Suspicion' With Ebola

Robert Siegel talks to Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about CDC efforts to slow the virus' spread and the likelihood of more domestic Ebola cases.

Dallas Ebola Patient's Neighborhood Deals With New Stigma

The Vickery Meadow neighborhood area is home to many newly arrived immigrants. The leaders of churches and social service organizations report that volunteers and others aren't showing up for work.

In West Africa, U.S. Efforts In Ebola Response Start To Move Forward

President Obama promised a massive American response to the epidemic, including the deployment of thousands of U.S. troops. That surge of assistance began three weeks ago, and despite challenges, progress is being made.

Eating Comfort Foods May Not Be So Comforting After All

It's tempting to seek out the mac-and-cheese or a pint of ice cream after a terrible, horrible, no good day. But fresh research suggests such comfort foods might not be mood boosters after all.

Squaring Your Taxes And Your Health Insurance Subsidies

How can spouses divide the tax credits they receive when they buy different health plans from an insurance marketplace? And what do they tell the IRS?

CDC's Chief: Details This Week On Ebola Airport Screening

Tom Frieden tells NPR's All Things Considered that he's confident new measures to screen airport passengers for the deadly disease will be announced this week.

The U.S. Ebola Hospitals In Liberia Are Going Up ... Slowly

Last month, the U.S. promised to build treatment centers for health care workers and for the general public. Our photo gallery checks in on the progress thus far.

Ebola Protective Suits Are In Short Supply

The Ebola outbreak created a demand for personal protective equipment. Clinics can go through hundreds of PPE suits a day. Manufacturers increased production but agencies say there's still a shortage.

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

Self-help videos tell women to learn to love their bodies by saying nice things to themselves in the mirror. Can shushing your harshest critic actually rewire the brain?