Liberia names new health minister as it seeks to beat Ebola

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has named new ministers for health and education as her government seeks to bring an end to the Ebola outbreak in the West African country and focus on reconstruction. Sirleaf promoted Bernice Dahn to be the new minister of health after she won plaudits for her role in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Liberia as chief medical officer. More than 10,450 people have succumbed to

4 Skin Conditions That Can Signal Other Health Problems

In many cases, skin conditions are linked to processes occurring throughout the body, and this means they can become risk factors that set you up for other types of illness or injury, says Jonathan Silverberg, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at Northwestern University. Dr. Silverberg was co-author of a JAMADermatology study published earlier this year that found that people with eczema who’d experienced a flare-up in the last year were

Here's How Anti-Vaxxers Actually Sound

Sorry anti-vaxxers, but this video just made your argument sound a lot more ridiculous. Put together by Alex Hluch of sketch comedy group Girl Pants Productions, “How Anti-Vaxxers Sound To Normal People” compares choosing not to vaccinate your children to avoiding sunscreen at the beach because it’s “poison for your skin” or rationalizing that…