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With US Ebola Fear Running High, African Immigrants Face Ostracism

By | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:28

Thursday's news that a physician who had treated Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease in New York has heightened anxieties even further.

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Ebola Diagnosed In New York City Doctor

By | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:59

A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus.


NYC Says Hospital Is Testing A Healthcare Worker For Ebola

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:47

A New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker with Doctors Without Borders who returned to the United States from West Africa.

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Weed Will Not Lower Your IQ, But Alcohol May

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:55

Smoking marijuana casually will not make you stupider, but using it heavily will lower your exam scores.

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Ebola Fears Are Getting People To Care About The Flu

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:51

Fears over contracting Ebola may push more Americans to schedule checkups with their doctors and may lead to an increase in diagnoses for the flu.


This Strongman Eats Up To 20,000 Calories A Day [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:44

Heavyweight lifter and strongman Robert Oberst describes what it’s like to eat up to 20,000 calories per day, in order to prepare his body for intense workouts.

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One Man's Laxative Pill Bottle Became A Huge Pain In The Ass [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:03

A 60-year-old man’s alternative method for constipation relief landed him in the hospital with a laxative pill bottle stuck in his anus.

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Smoking Banned At Office Of Country’s 2nd Largest Cigarette Maker

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:32

Reynolds American Inc., America's second largest cigarette manufacturer, has officially declared its office a smoke-free workplace.

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Gay Community In Liberia Under Attack Over Ebola

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:19

Christian churches' recent linking of homosexuality and Ebola have made life hell for hundreds of gays in Liberia.

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Dwyane Wade Plays Adorable 1-On-1 With 90-Year-Old Fan [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:09

You're not going to see a pick-up game any cuter than this.


There's A Lot Of Work To Be Done On Season 2 Of 'Botched' [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:26

E! Network's trailer for season two of "Botched" promises a cast ranging from a self-professed glamour doll who waist trains to a woman whose face was made flat.

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Leading Drugmakers Are Joining Forces To Make Ebola Vaccine

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:31

Leading drugmakers plan to work together to accelerate development of an Ebola vaccine and produce millions of doses of the most effective experimental product.

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Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Is At Crisis Levels

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:53

Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year.


Disease Outbreaks Demand A Flexible Approach

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:18

In the fight against Ebola, the U.S. may have unwittingly employed a flexible strategy, touched upon in a new study, to stop the disease's spread.


Care To 'Support Our Hooters' In Fight Against Breast Cancer? [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:02

Hooters is hoping to raise awareness of breast cancer through its "Support Our Hooters" campaign.