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China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia - The Globe and Mail

China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia
The Globe and Mail
China will dispatch an elite unit from the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to UN calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa. Washington has led the international drive ...

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Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox: 'Flaming' liberals love her. 'Bully' conservatives hate her. - Washington Post

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Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox: 'Flaming' liberals love her. 'Bully' conservatives hate her.
Washington Post
Not since “Hawkeye” Pierce and Frank Burns jousted over “Hot Lips” Houlihan in “M*A*S*H*” have liberals and conservatives fought so heatedly over a nurse. When Kaci Hickox, RN — fresh from fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone — spoke out against a ...
The specter of Ebola arrives on the doorstep of rural MaineBoston Globe
Bike-riding nurse defies Maine quarantineDubuque Telegraph Herald
Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations failNEWS.GNOM.ES
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Team Studies Genetic Disposition for Ebola Infection In Lab Rats - Diabetes Insider

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Team Studies Genetic Disposition for Ebola Infection In Lab Rats
Diabetes Insider
Two University of Washington researchers have been working on Ebola research by injecting genetically altered mice to examine if certain genetic combinations can make someone more or less susceptible to Ebola infection. These trials have traditionally ...
Virus Sleuths Chip Away At Ebola MysteriesNPR (blog)
Building a better mouse to study EbolaLos Angeles Times
Ebola virus: Genes 'play significant role in survival'BBC News
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Have kids with food allergies? Look for teal pumpkins while trick-or-treating - wreg.com

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Have kids with food allergies? Look for teal pumpkins while trick-or-treating
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Many families in the Mid-South and around the country are painting their pumpkins teal this Halloween. It's for safer trick-or-treating for children with food allergies. Food Allergy Research and Education is asking families to consider ...
Ask a Doctor: How can I ensure a safe and fun Halloween for my child who has ...Chattanooga Times Free Press

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Overbilling Claims to be Settled by Dignity Health for $37 Million - Capital OTC

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Overbilling Claims to be Settled by Dignity Health for $37 Million
Capital OTC
The three-state hospital chain based in San Francisco, Dignity Health, has agreed to settle its claims of overbilling Medicare as well as a military health care program for years. As a consequence, they will be paying the government $37 million. Formerly ...
Dignity Health to pay $37 million to settle overbilling claimsSFGate
Dignity Health pays $37 million in false claims actionModernHealthcare.com
Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle lawsuitRecord-Searchlight

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Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis - Chron.com

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Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 file photo, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union Commission, speaks at United Nations headquarters in New York. The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last ...
A look at Ebola guidelines in some statesSan Jose Mercury News
Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the sameThe Denver Post

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Scientists Find Physical Markers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Healthline

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Scientists Find Physical Markers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Healthline
Researchers have found a more precise way to diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome by looking for abnormalities in the brain. Written by Julia Haskins | Published on October 30, 2014. A A A. Scientists Find Markers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Profound ...
Brain Scans Shed Light On Chronic Fatigue SyndromeRTT News
Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue SyndromeDoctors Lounge
Scientists Find Differences In The Brains Of People With Chronic Fatigue ...Huffington Post

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New Crash Test Dummy To Gain Pounds To Reflect Fatalities Among Obese - North Country Public Radio

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New Crash Test Dummy To Gain Pounds To Reflect Fatalities Among Obese
North Country Public Radio
Obese occupants of a vehicle are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than someone of... by Krishnadev Calamur. The new crash test dummy — not this one — will weigh 271 lbs and have a body mass index of 35. Automakers use the dummies to ...

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Scratching an itch might feel good - but it will only make it worse, scientists claim - The Independent

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Scratching an itch might feel good - but it will only make it worse, scientists claim
The Independent
Scientists have finally worked out exactly why scratching an itch will only make it worse. Scratching an itch triggers the release of a nerve chemical called serotonin that intensifies the itch sensation and causes you to scratch again, and again, in an ...
Scratching an Itch Only Makes it WorseDesign & Trend

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Kimberly-Clark Faces $500 Million Lawsuit for Ebola Protection Claims - TIME

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Kimberly-Clark Faces $500 Million Lawsuit for Ebola Protection Claims
TIME
Kleenex tissue maker Kimberly-Clark Corp is being sued for more than $500 million for allegedly falsely claiming their surgical gowns protect against Ebola. California law firm Eagan Avenatti filed the suit Wednesday saying Kimberly-Clark continued to claim ...
Medical Gown Maker Sued Amid Ebola ConcernsThe National Law Journal (registration)
Ebola developments in briefHilton Head Island Packet
Lawsuit Seeks $500M Over Ebola GownsDaily Beast
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