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Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone to coordinate with the Ministry of Health, to deal with personnel issues and tend to hospital business....
08/30/2014 11:19:05am
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Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for more than a week to try to contain the disease....
08/30/2014 11:13:10am
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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made....
08/29/2014 05:03:59pm
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Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history....
08/29/2014 10:15:57am
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Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring....
08/30/2014 03:27:14am
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Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke....
08/28/2014 01:43:45am
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Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A single funeral caused many....
08/28/2014 03:26:53pm
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US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus....
08/28/2014 12:12:35pm
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USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders....
08/29/2014 04:11:37am
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Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs
CHICAGO (AP) -- "Do-it-yourself" blood pressure measurements and medicine changes work better than usual doctor-office care in some patients, a study of older adults in England found....
08/26/2014 04:28:49pm
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