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10/14/2014

WHO: 10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen

WHO: 10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen

Posted 8:21 AM 10/14/2014

GENEVA - A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months. WHO assistant director-general Dr. Bruce Aylward says if the response to the Ebola crisis isn't stepped up within 60 days, "a lot more people will die" and (More)

10/10/2014

Get Jazzy in Pink, support breast cancer awareness

Posted 1:31 PM 10/10/2014 by Hunter Robinson

ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sisters Supporting Sisters is raising awareness and funds for breast cancer this October with the 3rd annual Jazzy in Pink.

Sisters Supporting Sisters is a non-profit striving to educate women in our area about good breast health. Wanda Washington says they have one (More)

10/9/2014

US adds extra level of airport screening for Ebola

US adds extra level of airport screening for Ebola

Posted 7:05 AM 10/9/2014 by Lauran Neergard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Five major U.S. airports will soon begin an extra level of screening to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries who may be carrying the disease. About 150 travelers a day will have their temperatures checked using no-touch thermometers, and Health (More)

10/8/2014

Sick journalist to get blood from Ebola survivor

Sick journalist to get blood from Ebola survivor

Posted 6:59 AM 10/8/2014 by Hunter Robinson

OMAHA, NE - The first American flown back to the U.S. for treatment of Ebola this summer has donated blood to the most recent one to return from West Africa with the disease. The Nebraska Medical Center said Wednesday that it called Dr. Kent Brantly on Tuesday to tell him his blood (More)

10/7/2014

DNA linked to how much coffee you drink

DNA linked to how much coffee you drink

Posted 5:52 AM 10/7/2014 by Malcolm Ritter

NEW YORK - How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day? Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role. The researchers analyzed (More)

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