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Zoinks! New Scooby Doo 'Curses' Daphne With Size 8

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:03am
Want to curse a woman? In the "Scooby-Doo" universe, apparently all you have to do is plump her up a few sizes.






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Heading Home: Ebola Patient to Be Released From Atlanta Hospital

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Kent Brantly was working with Christian aid organization Samaritan’s Purse in West Africa when he fell ill with Ebola.






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Ebola Patients to Leave Hospital

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:37am







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Pregnant Women Should Avoid All Canned Tuna: Report

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:27am
Consumer Reports lays out the mercury risks of eating fish and concludes that pregnant women should avoid canned salmon entirely.






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Pregnant women should avoid all canned tuna: report

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:26am
Fish is one of the healthiest foods in nature, right? Or is it? While fish is often thought of as the perfect protein, ultra-lean, with loads of heart-healthy fats, the rising presence of mercury in some species causes many to limit or even avoid eating all fish. Should we be worried?






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Seeking Death: 'Suicide Tourism' to Switzerland Soars

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:28pm
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years.






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Deadliest Strain: Drug Cures Ebola Cousin in Monkeys

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:44pm
A new drug cured monkeys infected with Marburg virus even after they began showing symptoms, researchers say.






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Guru Who Took Yoga Mainstream Dies at 95

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:04pm
An Indian yoga guru credited with making the practice popular in the United States has died aged 95, the country's prime minister said.






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Blood Transfusions Stop Strokes in Sickle-Cell Kids

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:57pm
Regular blood transfusions can prevent “silent” strokes in kids with sickle cell disease, doctors report.
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Civilian PTSD: Research on Wars, Jet Ordeal Might Help

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:52pm
Vast military research — aided by such new studies as a look at a sky-high brush with death — may help the many civilians suffering from PTSD.






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Deadliest Strain: Drug Cures Ebola Cousin in Monkeys

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:34pm
A new drug cured monkeys infected with Marburg virus even after they began showing symptoms, researchers say.






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Sacramento Hospital On Ebola Alert

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:19pm
A patient showing possible Ebola symptoms is isolated at a Sacramento hospital. KCRA's Kathy Park reports.






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Worst Baby Names of the Year

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:12pm
Albino, Craven, Kouture and (unfortunately) more: At the bottom of the official name list are some names that are rare for a good reason.






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Bedbugs Close Down Movie Theater

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:55pm
City officials in Lodi, California say a local movie theater was made aware of a possible bedbug infestation weeks before it was shut down to clean-up a severe infestation. KCRA's Claire Doan reports.
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Bedbugs Closedown Movie Theater

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:55pm
City officials in Lodi, California say a local movie theater was made aware of a possible bedbug infestation weeks before it was shut down to clean-up a severe infestation. KCRA's Claire Doan reports.






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Aide Caught on Camera Abusing Stroke Victim

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:48pm
Disturbing video captured by surveillance cameras shows a home health care aide abusing a 78-year-old Queens stroke victim.






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Liberian Soldiers Seal Slum to Halt Ebola

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:11pm
Members of Liberia's Ebola Task Force enforced a quarantine on the West Point slum in Monrovia.






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Patient Tested for Ebola in California

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:56am







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Patient Tested for Deadly Ebola at California Hospital

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:25am
The patient has been put in isolation and is being assessed by specialists at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center in Sacramento.






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Peanut Butter Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:38am
They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters.






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