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Medical Journal To Governors: You're Wrong About Ebola Quarantine

Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo have called for mandatory quarantine for "high risk" individuals returning from Ebola-stricken countries. The New England Journal of Medicine begs to differ.

Insurers May Cover Costly Hepatitis C Drugs Only For The Very Ill

Many insurers are restricting access to new drugs that are easier to take and that promise higher cure rates because the price tags can run $95,000 or more.

Soda-Makers Try To Take Fizz Out Of Bay Area Tax Campaigns

Voters will decide on a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks in Berkeley and a 2-cent-per-ounce tax in San Francisco. But the soda industry's lobbying group has spent millions blasting the measures.

Ryan Scott Peterson former LGBT homeless youth who moved out of Lost n Found transitional home.

As Coming Out Age Drops, Focus On LGBT Homelessness Increases

With greater attention on gay rights, service providers say more youth are coming out earlier, often before they are ready to live on their own.

Bob Boilen's Top 10 Discoveries From The 2014 CMJ Music Marathon

Every fall, hundreds of bands migrate to New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. Bob Boilen wants to share a few standouts from this year's lineup.

Army Says Troops Coming Back From West Africa Will Face 'Controlled Monitoring'

The troops will be confined to a housing complex at their base in Italy for 21 days. The news comes just as the White House tried to convince New York and New Jersey to drop mandatory quarantines.

Hawaii Lava Flow Less Than 100 Yards From Homes In Pahoa Village

The flow, which began at Mount Kilauea in June, threatens to take out dozens of homes on the Big Island.