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Watch: Inside an American Factory Churning Out Hazmat Suits

Dunlap Industries manufactures Hazmat suits using special material that will keep out blood and body fluid.

What Kaci Hickox Has to Say About Court???s Quarantine Decision

Maine nurse who treated Ebola patients can leave house, court rules.

Why an Ebola Survivor's Dog's Tail Will Wag Saturday

Dallas Nurse Nina Pham hasn't seen her dog, Bentley, 21 days.

No Quarantine for Nurse While She Awaits Hearing, Judge Rules

Temporary court order prohibits her from public places.

5 Tips to 'Fall Back' From Daylight Saving Time

What's better than sleeping in on a Sunday? How about dodging the days-long consequences of rolling the clocks back this weekend?

Watch: Hannah Storm's Campaign for Children

The sports journalist is giving back beauty.

Watch: How to Properly Put on a Hazmat Suit

Doctors at the NIH in Maryland demonstrate the use of protective equipment used for treating Ebola patients.

Talks With Ebola Nurse Fail, Gov to Use 'Full Authority'

Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox defies voluntary quarantine by going on a bike ride.

Maine Pizzeria Delivers Pie to Ebola Nurse

Moose Shack pizzeria awaiting police approval to deliver pizza to Kaci Hickox.

Why Some Sports Fans Turn to Vandalism Even After a Win

San Francisco police donned riot gear to control rowdy fans after Giants' win.

Watch: Nurse Breaks Ebola Quarantine

Police keep an eye on Kaci Hickox as she goes on a bike ride in Maine.

Watch: Early Days of Modern Medicine Shown in Haunting Photos

Dr. Stanley Burns' archive of medical photography underscores how far modern medicine has come in just over 100 years.

Crash Test Dummies Gain Weight to Save Lives

Obese people are 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash.

Ebola Nurse to Officials: Don't Violate 'My Civil Rights'

State officials will seek to get court order to force quarantine on Kaci Hickox.

Watch: President Obama Praises Health Care Workers in Fight Against Ebola

White House sets two different quarantine guidelines for health care workers and U.S. troops in West Africa.

How to Avoid the ER on Halloween

Children are twice as likely to be hit and killed by a car on Halloween.

NYC Marathoner Reboots After Injury Nearly Cost Him a Leg

Ken Dunbar almost lost his right leg from a soccer collision.

Nurse Won't Follow Maine Quarantine Rule, Lawyer Says

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital despite exhibiting no Ebola symptoms after arriving from West Africa, won't follow the quarantine imposed by Maine officials, her attorney said tonight.

Ebola Worries Ease a Bit Despite Preparedness Concerns

Ebola worries have eased slightly in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, despite a broad sense among Americans that their local hospitals are unprepared to deal with the virus ??? and continued preference for a more robust response by the federal government. After the difficulties...

Watch: 2ND Dallas Nurse Released After Being Declared Ebola Free

Amber Vinson released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Google Working on Pill That Searches for Illnesses

Google is developing tiny particles to search for problems in your bloodstream.

2nd Dallas Nurse Ebola-Free, Released From Hospital

Amber Vinson leaves Emory University Hospital Ebola-free.

Happy Birthday, Jonas Salk!

Jonas Salk, the man who discovered the polio vaccine would have celebrated his 100th birthday Tuesday.

Woman Goes From Paralyzing Spinal Injury to Walking Through Front Door

Jaime Carnucci is walking after a spinal cord injury.

Watch: Quarantined Nurse Released by New Jersey Officials

CDC announces new quarantine guidelines for health workers returning from West Africa.

Watch: Fan Favorite Song That Made Dionne Cringe

???I was crying all the way to the bank???.

Watch: 5-Year-Old Child with Fever to Be Tested for Ebola in New York

Nurse Kaci Hickox to be released from quarantine in New Jersey.

5 Reasons Women Live Longer Than Men

Find out why ladies are so tough.

6 Prescription Mistakes You???re Making

How to avoid common medication mistakes.

4 Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health

What you need to know about your sense of smell.

A Simple Shower Can Help You Become Happier

It's possible to amp up your bliss every single day.

7 Things That Probably Don't Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Find out the truth behind breast cancer risk myths.

Dr. Besser's Look at Life Inside the Hot Zone

Dr. Richard Besser reports on the growing outbreak from Monrovia, Liberia.

Meet the Window Washers That Transform Into Superheroes for Sick Kids

Pediatric patients delighted to meet rappelling superheroes at Mayo Clinic.

8 Surprising Effects of Obesity

Obesity ups the risk of common cancers, a new study found.

Twinless Twins Grieve Together

People whose twin has died have found one another on Facebook.

Cancer Lessons I Learned From a Fictional Teenage Boy

That love scene from "The Fault in Our Stars" is so intense.

How Scientists and Doctors Use Baby-Friendly Tricks to Study Infants

For all the impressive advancements in medical technology, researchers and scientists still face a daunting challenge when they study the habits of the adorable but uncommunicative subjects called human infants.