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US clinics say not best place to check for Ebola

The deadly virus' arrival in the U. S. has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but those facilities are not the only ones who have...

Medical establishment also a casualty of Ebola crisis

Beyond the human tragedy of the Ebola epidemic unfolding in west Africa, the crisis is claiming a collateral victim: trust in the medical order. The...

Gear shift needed to meet climate pact deadline: observers

Nations will have to roll up their sleeves and make important compromises to meet the deadline, just 14 months off, for a global pact on curbing climate...

Quarantined for helping Ebola patients, US nurse slams rules

An American nurse on Saturday published a scathing account of her treatment after being put in isolation in the United States following a stint caring for...

Delhi chokes on toxic smog after festival of lights

Thick smoke hung over New Delhi this week as millions of Indians lit firecrackers to mark the Diwali festival, but calls for a boycott highlighted growing...

Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

Rangers at Yosemite National Park say they're in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra‑keen noses and powerful...

Girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case: officials

A two‑year‑old girl died of Ebola in Mali on Friday, in the first case of the disease in the west African nation, a source in the prime...

Europe postpones launch of first 'space plane'

Europe said Friday it was postponing the launch next month of its first‑ever "space plane" to give scientists time to finetune the...

WHO says Ebola vaccine plans accelerating as trials advance

Trials of Ebola vaccines could begin in West Africa in December, a month earlier than expected, and hundreds of thousands of doses should be available for...

Lantern gets early funding for mental health therapy app

Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service.