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Agave nectar safe, effective remedy for children’s cough, study suggests

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 2:42pm
Agave nectar can be a low-risk, successful way to treat a child’s nighttime cough, suggests a study published in the journal Jama Pediatrics.
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Brain-dead girl may not be 'alive,' experts say

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Brain-dead or not brain-dead?
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Family of preschooler who died from respiratory illness holds fundraiser

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:22pm
The family of New Jersey boy who died of enterovirus D68 last month is working to preserve his memory by raising money for students’ first day of school needs.
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How some exposure to Ebola could lead to immunity

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:09pm
Epidemics like the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa often get started when people make contact with animals carrying infectious diseases, but, paradoxically, a certain amount of human exposure to a virus at its source can actually also prevent the extensive spread of a disease, new research suggests
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Tasty solution to senior moments: chocolate?

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:05pm
A new study—conveniently timed around Halloween—points to a tasty way to improve our memories.
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Study: Baby's cry may reveal mom's cocaine use

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:54am
A simple technique may help determine whether a baby was exposed to cocaine during pregnancy: Listen to her cry.
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Simple snack may offer Alzheimer's protection

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:52am
As the threat of Alzheimer's disease grows, a simple snack may offer some protection.
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Details on Dallas Ebola case revealed

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:58am
Texas Health Presbyterian treated the first patient diagnosed with Ebola, and on Sunday 60 Minutes revealed details about what really happened, Forbes reported.
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Could more have been done for Thomas Eric Duncan?

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:10am
When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew what questions to ask.
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Adult support of bullied LGB youths tied to fewer suicide attempts

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:52am
Bullied lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students are less likely to fight and attempt suicide when they feel connected to an adult at school, suggests a new study.
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Ebola may have existed over 20 million years ago, scientists find

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:25am
The family of viruses that Ebola belongs to may have existed longer than researchers previously thought— a discovery that may help scientists develop new vaccines to treat the deadly infection, Medical Daily reported.
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