Health

(Washington, DC) -- Social Security benefits will be going up slightly in January. The Social Security Administration announced a one-point-seven percent increase in monthly benefits today, which will take effect in 2015. That works out to about 20-dollars a month extra for...
(Detroit, MI) -- More than six million vehicles are now included in a recall because of the possibility of exploding airbags. NHTSA says drivers should act immediately to have defective Takata airbags replaced. Included in the recall are 627-thousand BMW's, 371-thousand Chrysler...
(Undated) -- Health officials are pleased with the newest set of Ebola protocols handed down by the CDC. The President of the American Nurses Association, Pamela Cipriano, says the guidelines are very specific. The new protocol calls for doctors and nurses to be trained as to...
(Undated) -- Up to ten-percent of breast cancers can be linked to abnormalities in genetics. When actress Angelina Jolie tested positive for an abnormality, she got a double mastectomy, but Doctor Charis Eng with the Cleveland Clinic says there's another option. Women with an...
(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...
(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...
(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...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest is confident that new West Africa travel restrictions will be effective in the fight against Ebola. He calls the new restrictions "relatively creative policymaking." Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that...
(Washington, DC) -- The Department of Homeland Security says all travelers from West Africa must arrive in the U.S. at one of five designated airports that are equipped for enhanced Ebola screening. People coming from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have their temperature...