The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone.
A look at this week's ice bucket challenges to raise awareness and donations for the ALS Association. Watch Rod Stewart and Rudy Gay dump Vivek Ranadivé, Chris Mullin, and Sunil Gulati.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin looks back on some of the best ice bucket challenge videos from last week, including from Bill Gates, saying the campaign has now hit China.
Lance Slaughter from the ALS Association, discusses the phenomenon spreading across social media to dump a bucket of ice over your head to raise awareness for ALS.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell explains what ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease is, and what is known about treating the disease.
Ebola outbreaks may become more frequent because of climate change, scientists warn, as the deadly disease ravages West Africa.
Staff with the World Health Organization battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak.
CNBC's Scott Wapner accepted the "ice bucket challenge" on "Fast Money Halftime Report." Wapner passed it on to Mark Zuckerberg and Dick Costolo.
CNBC's Scott Wapner accepts the "ice bucket challenge" from Biogen Idec's Doug Williams on "Fast Money Halftime Report." He then passes it to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. Trader Pete Najarian shares the story of his brother Paul who passed from ALS.
The "Squawk Alley" crew and investor Kevin O'Leary, discuss the potential for Apple's HealthKit.
The FDA approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the World Health Organization has convened a panel of medical ethicists to discuss the potential treatment for Ebola patients with experimental therapies.
U.S. scientists face legal obstacles and frustrations in trying to study the medical uses of marijuana, the New York Times reports.
All three U.S. laboratories established to fight major public health threats say they are standing by to scale up a treatment for Ebola.
With the World Health Organization declaring Ebola an international public health emergency, CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses the use of experimental drugs as a last resort to treat patients stricken with Ebola, cancer and other disease.
The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola virus an international public health emergency. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the details.
Pfizer is facing a mounting wave of lawsuits by women who allege that the company knew about possible serious side effects of its drug Lipitor.
The FDA has ruled to allow the potential use of drug maker Tekmira's Ebola drug on patients, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
It's unlikely but not outside the realm of possibility that those infected with Ebola will come to the U.S., the CDC's Beth Bell said.
Dr. Beth Bell, CDC Infectious Diseases Center, discusses the Ebola crisis in West Africa, and the risks to U.S. citizens. Bell explains current experimental treatments.