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Two African Leaders Skip Obama Summit to Deal With Ebola

Businessweek  - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone plan to skip President Barack Obama's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit next week to deal with the deadly Ebola virus in their countries, as a White House spokesman said the outbreak won't affect the conference.
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Ebola Virus: Sierra Leone Declares Emergency to Halt Spread
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To stop Ebola, let's end another virus: fear
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Two Americans Stricken With Deadly Ebola Virus in Liberia
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US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries
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NGO Fights Ebola Fear and Stigma

New York Daily News  - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The Texas doctor who came down with Ebola while volunteering in Liberia has given the only dose of a potentially life-saving drug to the other American aid worker infected with the deadly virus.

US to modernize poultry inspections to boost food safety

Reuters  - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday it will modernize its decades-old inspection methods for poultry in an attempt to crack down on food-borne illness.

Most States Let Medicaid Doc Pay Hikes Lapse

MedPage Today  - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Public Health & Policy. Most States Let Medicaid Doc Pay Hikes Lapse. Published: Jul 31, 2014. By Phil Galewitz , Kaiser Health News.

New York Daily News  - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The Cheesecake Factory won three awards in the 2014 edition of the Xtreme Eating Awards, an annual ranking that discerns the richest menu items in popular U.S.

Statins May Decrease Recovery Time Following Heart Surgery

RTT News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
The use of statins may enable faster recovery times after cardiac surgery, according to a study from researchers at Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.

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Emory University Hospital in Atlanta said Thursday it was preparing a special isolation unit to receive a patient with Ebola disease “within the next several days”.

Johnson & Johnson Wins Praise for Pulling Uterine Surgery Devices

New York Times  - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Johnson & Johnson, which has come under withering criticism for its response to problems with some of its medical devices, won cautious praise from critics on Thursday for its decision to withdraw three products used in uterine surgery because of a risk of ...

Blood Test Could Predict Suicide Risk

Monthly Prescribing Reference  - ‎2 hours ago‎
Could a simple blood test help prevent suicide? A promising study in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that a mutation in the SKA2 gene may be involved in the brain's role in responding to stress hormones; if levels of SKA2 are reduced, it could ...

See-Through Mice Reveal Details of Inner Anatomy

ABC News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen. The transparent rodents aren't alive and they're for research only, to help scientists study fine details of anatomy.

Sunbathers see spike in skin cancer

The Journal News | LoHud.com  - ‎18 hours ago‎
A sunbather on a dock along the Hudson River in Peekskill. (Photo: File photo by Joe Larese/The Journal News)Buy Photo. Story Highlights.

FDA to start regulating lab-developed tests

New Zealand Herald  - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will begin regulating laboratory-developed tests, a growing class of medical diagnostics that have never before been subject to federal oversight.

The Express Tribune  - ‎5 hours ago‎
Study says doubling course of antimalarial treatment could help fight the resistance problem but that time was short. By AFP. Published: July 31, 2014.

BBC News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Attorney General Eric Holder has urged federal law enforcement agencies to equip some of their officers with the heroin overdose antidote naloxone.

$1 Million for Four W.Va. Health Centers From Obamacare

West Virginia Public Broadcasting  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Four health centers in West Virginia will expand behavioral health services using funds from the Affordable Care Act. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced funds for 4 WV health centers Thursday.

Extra jurors seated for long Ga. salmonella trial

Kansas City Star  - ‎6 hours ago‎
After three days of jury selection, a panel with plenty of extra members was seated Thursday to hear the case of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.

Chinese man brings gay conversion therapy lawsuit

Knoe.com  - ‎7 hours ago‎
BEIJING (AP) - A gay rights group says a Chinese man is suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.

It's not a flesh-eating bacteria in Florida Beaches, but you should still read this

VOXXI  - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Vibrio vulnificus has been referred by some as the "flesh-eating" bacteria that can be found in warm beach waters, but what the sometimes deadly infection causes are blisters.

New Inhaled Drug Approved to Treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

HCPLive  - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of a new drug for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Oregon Medicaid Committee expected to tighten access to expensive hepatitis ...

The Oregonian  - ‎1 hour ago‎
The decision would allow only a narrow set of Medicaid patients to be treated with the $1,000-per-pill drug known as Sovaldi, made by Gilead Sciences Inc. Medical experts on Oregon's pharmaceutical review committee question whether the drug is worth the ...
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