Washington, DC - Time and time again, we’re reminded that disease knows no borders. While our globalized world and modern transportation helps promote economic prosperity, these features also provide an easier platform for the spread of emerging infectious diseases. In the past 15 years alone, we’ve faced nearly 10 serious outbreaks of deadly pathogens. But perhaps none of these outbreaks was as ominous and deadly as the 2014–2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa that claimed the lives of more than 11,300 people.

Washington, DC - "People who are terminally ill should not have to go from country to country to seek a cure - I want to give them a chance right here at home." ~ President Donald J. Trump

Dallas, Texas - Several restaurant meals are notorious for sky-high sodium levels and are-you-kidding-me calories, but treating yourself to a meal out doesn’t mean settling for poor nutrition. The American Heart Association shares three “eat smart” hacks in honor of World Hypertension Day.

Dallas, Texas - For middle-aged men, eating higher amounts of protein was associated with a slightly elevated risk for heart failure than those who ate less protein, according to new research in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association journal.

Washington, DC - A new rabies test developed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could mean people exposed to potentially rabid animals could forego the weeks-long regimen of shots to prevent the deadly disease.