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Congo Officials Say 2nd Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma

Officials in Congo on Tuesday said a second Ebola case had been confirmed in Goma, the city of more than 2 million people whose first confirmed case in this yearlong outbreak was reported earlier this month.

Theories in Health Promotion Can Enhance Your Daily Life, Part 1

The NCS's publication, “Theory at a Glance,” includes several theories to predict or explain why we adopt a health behavior at the individual level.

From Kids to Adults, the Dangers of Drowning are Everywhere

The American Red Cross lists several other factors that can lead to drowning among teens and adults. Two of the most common include not knowing how to swim and swimming with no supervision.

Will this tropical disturbance affect Florida? There's a change in the forecast later this week

A tropical disturbance is expected to douse South Florida this week.The NHC forecast shows the system moving near the Straits of Florida and the Bahamas.

Shark Week: Facts and Safety Tips as You Head to the Beach

Discovery Channel's Shark Week kicked off July 28, and many Florida beach-goers might find themselves paralyzed with fear while stepping into the Atlantic on the state's east coast. After all, the state is home to the "shark bite capital of the world," New Smyrna Beach.

Killer Heat Waves: What to Know to Stay Safe As Records Break Around the World

According to the Centers for Disease Control, heat is the leading cause of weather-related deaths over the last 30 years. And, as the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. bake, more than 195 million Americans could be in danger without proper planning and knowledge about the effects of heat.

Fire danger high: Use caution with outdoor burning

An abundance of fuel load, the flammable material of a fire, has led 57 of Texas' 254 counties to impose a burn ban, citing dry conditions and extreme heat.

How India's Drought in Tamil Nadu Affects US Pharmaceuticals

Tamil Nadu is facing a major water crisis due to prolonged drought. The drought, which is the area’s worst in 30 years, began in 2016.

Residents hit by 2 hurricanes face wait for long-term funds

For displaced hurricane victims, the next step is seeking federal rebuilding funds administered by the state. They fear the process could take years.

DRC's Ebola Outbreak Is Now a Global Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) finally declared the Ebola outbreak in the DRC a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).