Michaeleen Doucleff appears in the following:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
It's only the fourth case of the deadly disease in the U.S. And it has doctors on an international hunt. How did a disease linked to contaminated beef in the U.K. more than a decade ago get to Texas?
Friday, April 10, 2015
Babies have a microbe in their gut that prevents infections and helps the immune system. But not all infants get the bacteria at the same time, or in the same amount. Scientists have figured out why.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
We're not talking about just a smidge. Roughly 10 percent of samples tested contained at least 10 percent cow's milk. Doctors say the diluted milk could be dangerous for babies for several reasons.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Travelers are bringing a nasty bacterial disease to the U.S. and spreading it to others. The bacteria cause bad diarrhea and are tough to treat because they're resistant to the top antibiotic.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
It's related to herpes. And it infects most of the world — about half of Americans, nearly all the developing world. But don't go out and get infected. The virus has a dark side, too.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Many people have worried that Ebola could evolve into a more deadly virus — or start spreading through the air. A study published Thursday alleviates these concerns.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A new coating makes ketchup slide out of the bottle and toothpaste slip out of a tube, right down to the last drop. So why not put the slick surface on an Ebola suit so the virus doesn't stick?
Friday, March 20, 2015
For the first time, scientists have estimated the amount of antibiotics pigs, chickens and cows consume globally — and how fast consumption is growing. Which country uses the most drugs on farms?
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
A child stricken with the deadliest form of the disease can quickly fall unconscious and die. A doctor in Michigan has dedicated her life to figuring out how this happens. At last, she has the answer.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Midland, Texas, Police Department and others assisted the ATF in detonating the illegal fireworks. It took them 3 1/2 days.
Friday, March 13, 2015
This week an American aid worker contracted Ebola in West Africa and may have infected other people. No one else is showing symptoms, but one person is being flown to Atlanta for observation.
Sunday, March 08, 2015
A video from NASA shows how air pollution moves around the world. So what happens when emissions from Asia blow across the Pacific Ocean to North America?
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Even at low doses, the potent poison damages organs and causes cancers. Now scientists have found a population high in the Andes Mountains that has adapted to the toxic metal over thousands of years.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
More than 16,000 children have lost a parent to Ebola. Almost all of these children have found a home with a relative, but they still have basic needs such as food and clothes for school.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The test is as simple as a pregnancy test. So it could help health workers find and stop new outbreaks more quickly. But it doesn't catch every case and still requires some lab equipment.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Sharpen your Swiss Army knives and grab an extra roll of duct tape, because Mac may be coming back. The creators are looking to the fans to design the new show. And there's one big twist.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Ebola is especially deadly for children and babies. About 80 percent of those infected have died. But one man knew instinctively that love and affection could make a difference.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
It happened to Roald Dahl's daughter in 1962. It still happens today, in the U.S. and around the world. In rare cases, measles becomes an incurable disease.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Only 99 Ebola cases were reported worldwide last week. That's the lowest weekly count since June. But getting down to zero cases is still a long way off.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
A cartogram posted on Reddit shows what the world looks like if you scale countries by their population. Watch out China! India is catching up with you.