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Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:43pm
Health workers in Sierra Leone came under attack while trying to bury five Ebola victims, police said Saturday.

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Three Found Guilty in Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Trial

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:04pm
A jury convicted three people Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls.

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Violence Hotline Overwhelmed After Rice Video

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:54pm
When the video of Ray Rice punching his now-wife Janay in the face was leaked, the call volume to the National Domestic Violence Hotline was overwhelming.

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Spank Debate: Parents Say Punishment Made Them Better

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:18pm
The Adrian Peterson case is prodding some Americans to ponder: ‘If physical punishment from a parent is so damaging, why did it work on me?’

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Sierra Leone Begins Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:10am
Thousands of health workers knocked on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday as a three-day lockdown began to fight the disease.

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Angelina Effect: Jolie's Surgery Prompts Cancer Tests

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:34am
Angelina Jolie's decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests.

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Eight Killed in Attack on Ebola Team in Guinea

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:00pm
Eight people, including three journalists, were killed in an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in Guinea.

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Feeling Crowded? World Population Set to Explode Even More

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:06pm
Think the world is crowded now? The population will probably hit 11 billion by 2100, according to new estimates.

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Do Something About Those Superbugs, Obama Orders

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:34pm
President Barack Obama issued an executive order Thursday telling his administration to hurry up and do something about drug-resistant bacteria.

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Most Kids Who Died From Flu Had Skipped Vaccine

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:10pm
Half of Americans are still failing to get vaccinated against influenza, even though it kills thousands every year, health experts said Thursday.

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Obamacare Enrollment Now 7.3 Million, U.S. Says

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:35pm
The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law.

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Air Force Airmen No Longer Have To Say 'So Help Me God'

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:18pm
The U.S. Air Force has changed ther enlistment oath policy.

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Should Teachers 'Friend' Students on Social Media?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:44am
Parents want to know where the boundaries should be when it comes to educators and students using technology to communicate.

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FDA Panel: Limit Use of Testosterone Replacement Drugs

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:39am
Testosterone replacement should be reserved for men with specific medical conditions, an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration said.

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Could Brain Injuries Be Behind NFL Domestic Violence?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:32am
With a growing number of NFL players involved in domestic abuse grabbing headlines, some are starting to wonder about a concussion connection.

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What to Know About the Plastic Beads in Your Toothpaste

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:49pm
Dentists are noticing something strange in the mouths of their patients.

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Rob Ford Has Rare and Aggressive Cancer: Doctor

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00pm
The Toronto mayor will have intense in-patient chemotherapy to treat the malignant liposarcoma.

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Ebola-Infected Doctor Making Full Recovery

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:00pm
A medical missionary being treated for Ebola virus infection in Nebraska is almost better, his doctors said Wednesday.

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Gene-Swapping Bacteria Are Making New Superbugs

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:53pm
Bacteria appear to be having the microbial equivalent of inter-species sex in hospital sinks, swapping genes that help them resist antibiotics.
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Why One Dad Hates Homework as Much as His Kid Does

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:16pm
Homework is back, and it is bending backs, too. It is a heavy load for a kid to carry, and I am as unhappy about it as my 11-year-old son.
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