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Ebola Mappers Track Epidemic in Real Time

A team in Boston is combing through news reports, tweets and Facebook posts to anticipate Ebola's next move.






Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:27:20 GMT
How Will Troops Spend 21 Days in Ebola Quarantine?

Couches, televisions, a pool table and foosball games have been set up at Smith Barracks in rural Germany for troops returning from West Africa.






Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:11:41 GMT
Mali Confirms New Ebola Case

Mali's five confirmed Ebola deaths are linked to a 70-year-old imam who was brought to the capital Bamako, from Guinea.






Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:44:56 GMT
New Ebola Vaccine Trial Starts in Baltimore

This is part of a flurry of efforts to kick-start stalled Ebola vaccine trials in the hope of using some soon to fight the epidemic in West Africa.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:23:54 GMT
Ebola Epidemic Not Even Close to Over, UN Officials Say

There may be signs of hope in Liberia, but the Ebola epidemic is getting worse, and it will to take a lot more work to control it, UN officials say.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:20:48 GMT
Violence Against Women 'Unacceptably High,' Experts Say

Rates of violence against women remain unacceptably high around the world and countries are doing far too little to stop it, experts argue.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:37:26 GMT
TODAY's Geist and Daly Undergo Live Testicular Exams

The TODAY hosts had the exams live on national television to help raise awareness about the disease.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:19:17 GMT
WHO Reports Plague Outbreak in Madagascar

Plague is spreading in many parts of Madagascar, the World Health Organization says, and a weak health care system means it may spread farther.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:01:44 GMT
The Hidden Downsides of a Gluten-Free Diet

A new Consumer Reports article finds gluten-free foods are more expensive and caloric.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:17:48 GMT
'Zoning Out Really Bad': Narcolepsy Video Goes Viral

As Sarah Wheaton stands in front of the camera, her legs buckle and she falls to the floor. Soon, her head sinks into her chest as she slips into a nap.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:04:05 GMT
'Ripped Apart': Men Experience Pain of Childbirth

A Chinese hospital is giving men a taste of the pain of childbirth. "It felt like my heart and lungs were being ripped apart," one volunteer said.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:53:16 GMT
WATCH: Men Experience the Pain of Childbirth

A hospital in eastern China is offering fathers-to-be a chance to experience the pain of childbirth through electric shock treatment.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:26:12 GMT
New Ebola Vaccine Trial Starts in Baltimore

This is part of a flurry of efforts to kick-start stalled Ebola vaccine trials in the hope of using some soon to fight the epidemic in West Africa.






Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:54:29 GMT
Women Bosses More Prone to Depression: Study

Power can be a downer for women in the workplace, but men tend to feel happier when theyre in charge, claims a study released Thursday.






Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:21:25 GMT
Kisses for 'Bubble Baby' After Promising New Treatment

A new treatment for children with "bubble baby" conditions means a pair of California twins can finally have their chubby cheeks kissed.






Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:05:09 GMT
Ebola Gives West Africans Temporary Respite in U.S.

Citizens of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone may be able to stay in the U.S. longer than they otherwise could because of the Ebola epidemic.






Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:39:22 GMT
5 Million Strollers Recalled Over Fingertip Amputations

Baby product manufacturer Graco is recalling almost 5 million strollers to fix a problem that could cause a childs fingertip to be amputated.






Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:41:27 GMT
Obesity Costing the Global Economy Trillions

Around 3.4 million adults die every year because they are overweight or obese.






Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:18:45 GMT
Texting Neck: Hunching Over Your Phone Stresses Your Spine

That phone you cant live without can be a pain in the neck, literally.






Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:33:08 GMT
Can Being a Cop Kill You? Study Finds Biggest Heart Risks

Being a cop may be 75 percent boring, but that exciting 25 percent of the day could be deadly, a new study shows.






Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:07:34 GMT
New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Aid-in-dying advocates released a new video Wednesday showing Brittany Maynard urging more Americans to join the movement.






Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:04:10 GMT
Bankers' Culture May Encourage Cheating: Study

Is there something about banking that makes people want to cheat? There may be, say Swiss researchers.






Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:04:05 GMT
Study Reveals Texting Puts Pressure on Spine

A new study reveals that every time you look down at your cellphone to text, its equal to four bowling balls weighing down on your spine.






Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:57:43 GMT
Cuban Doctor Catches Ebola

A Cuban doctor treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has become infected and was being sent to Geneva for treatment, officials said.






Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:59:33 GMT
Deceased Woman at Hair Salon Tests Negative For Ebola

A woman who recently returned to Brooklyn from one of the Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday.






Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:58:32 GMT
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