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Japan offers unapproved drug to treat Ebola

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:27am

Japan would like to offer a drug to help treat the deadly Ebola virus before the World Health Organization officially rules on its use, the country's top government spokesman said on Monday

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Heinz recall brings food tracking issue to the fore in China

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:18am

The entanglement of H.J. Heinz Co. in China's latest food scare highlights a key concern for international and local firms - how to keep track of ingredients from diverse sources in a country where food supply tracing technologies are far from the norm

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The alarming thing that's probably hiding in your coffee

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:00am

A strong cup of joe (or two) can be a trusty get-through-this-crazy-day helper--but there may be more than coffee beans and a jolt of caffeine hiding in your cup. 

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How endurance running can damage your health

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:00am

In our culture, marathon runners and triathletes are often seen as the picture of perfect health and physical stamina. But before you add a marathon to your bucket list, it behooves you to know that pushing through pain to achieve feats of endurance can be risky, even for those in good health

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Health official says two dead from Ebola in Congo

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:00am

Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400 people.

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Pediatricians' group says school should start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:18am

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

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