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US Peace Corps says two volunteers exposed to Ebola, isolated

 

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Ebola discoverer 'would sit next to a victim on a train'

The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he...

Massachusetts governor signs abortion clinic protest bill

Police now have increased authority to break up crowds gathering around Massachusetts abortion clinic entrances under a bill the governor signed on...

Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The popular push for locally produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but people...

US House passes $17b veterans healthcare bill

The U. S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a $17 billion plan to ease long healthcare delays at the scandal‑plagued Veterans Affairs...

Ebola: what is it and how does it spread?

Almost 700 people in West Africa have died in the worst Ebola outbreak on record. What is Ebola, and how does this highly contagious and deadly disease...

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall,...

Liberia shuts schools in battle against Ebola

Liberia announced Wednesday it was shutting all schools and placing "non‑essential" government workers on 30 days' leave in a bid to...

Smartphone app promises medical pot delivery

Startup Eaze on Tuesday released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana at the doors of patients in San...

Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast in south-east Asia

Drug‑resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries, imperilling global efforts to...