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Much about what we know about Ebola was discovered in an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1976. Joel Breman and Karl Johnson were among the first doctors to work on the outbreak.
Ferguson police statistics show the department does arrest African-Americans at a higher rate than it arrests other racial groups. But that disparity is true for police departments across the country.
Niecy Nash (right) plays Didi, a nurse at an extended care facility, in the ...
Nash says it took her a long time to see her comedic side as a gift, but she finally embraced it. Now her role as Nurse Didi in the HBO comedy series has opened the door to more serious opportunities.
Wencke Petersen, a Doctors Without Borders health worker, talks to a man thr...
At the height of the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, one woman stood at the gates of a hospital, turning away patient after patient. The hospital had 100 beds for Ebola patients; all of them were full.
Secretary of State John Kerry held a press conference Tuesday with the Saudi foreign minister. Prince Saud al-Faisal said his country cannot ignore Iran and Hezbollah's support of Assad's regime. NPR foreign correspondent Deb Amos explains Saudi Arabia's role in Syria.
As the Affordable Care Act rolls out and technology changes certain procedures, the role of doctors continues to shift. As part of TOTN's "Looking Ahead" series, Dr. Sherwin Nuland and Dr. Atul Gawande discuss the future of the practice and profession of medicine.