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2 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Fort Worth churchgoers 'encouraged' by Ebola-stricken doctor's return to US

A Facebook photo shows Dr. Kent Brantly's church family joined in prayer for him last Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Atlanta, TX

4 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Ebola Outbreak Unlikely to Feature Heavily at White House Africa Summit

Amid a host of global crises, next week's Africa Summit, a White House effort to encourage business initiatives in Africa and foster security cooperation with the continent, has not garnered much hype in the leadup.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Gulfstream 100, Gulfstream Aircraft, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Should We Be Concerned About American Ebola Patients Coming To Emory Hospital?

Last evening, CNN reported that a specially-equipped Gulfstream jet was leaving an Atlanta area airport for the west African nation of Liberia to retrieve two American medical missionaries infected with the Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Liberia, World News, Africa, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Doctor: Chance of Ebola spreading in U.S. "almost zero"

Two American doctors infected with the Ebola virus will arrive in Atlanta for treatment at the Emory University Hospital in the next few days.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Infectious Diseases

5 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

American aid workers infected with Ebola will be brought to the U.S. for treatment

An intensive effort is underway to evacuate two Americans infected with Ebola from West Africa in order to bring them back to the United States for treatment.

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Related Topix: Akron, IA, Plymouth County, IA

7 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

How U.S. Hospitals Contain Deadly Germs Like Ebola Virus

With plans underway to bring one or two two Americans stricken with Ebola virus to the United States, people are wondering how that will happen without unleashing the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Two Atlantans get prison time for ID fraud at UGA and Emory

Two Atlantans were sentenced Friday for stealing the identities of Emory University and The University of Georgia law students to apply for student loans.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta (North Atlanta, GA), University of Georgia

7 hrs ago | ABC News

2 US Ebola Victims to Arrive at Metro Atlanta Base

Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Military, US Navy

9 hrs ago | KAUZ

Women in military drink less than civilians

Women who serve in the U.S. military are less likely to drink alcohol than their civilian peers, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

10 hrs ago | Deseret News

In our opinion: Paul Ryan's promising anti-poverty plan should be welcomed

Representative Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty plan, "Expanding Opportunity in America" is being hailed as an innovative approach to solving intractable economic problems in a way that appeals to Democrats and Republicans alike.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The politics and economics of vaccines

In all, it took nine months after the first case was detected in March 2013 before Princeton students could be immunized and nearly a year before they had completed the two-shot course, and that happened only after extraordinary interventions from the Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration to allow the vaccine into the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, UC Santa Barbara, Immigration Reform, The Regulators, Country

15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Adaptive behavior important in inherited intellectual disability syndrome

Standard scores measuring "adaptive behavior" in boys with fragile X syndrome tend to decline during childhood and adolescence, the largest longitudinal study of the inherited disorder to date has found.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Stanford University

19 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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Speaker John BoehnerA s top immigration aide was at the center of a heated dispute between the speaker and Rep. Louie Gohmert at a closed-door conference meeting Tuesday, according to several people who witnessed the altercation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WKRN

2 Americans with Ebola virus to be flown to U.S.

Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta announced Thursday there are plans to transfer at least one patient infected with the Ebola virus to their special facility.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Nursing

KYTX-TV News

Source: Flight leaves for Liberia to evacuate Americans infected with Ebola

Actor Rob Lowe is lending his comedic talents to the Discovery channel. In a new promo for Shark Week he throws up chum while riding two sharks.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WLUK-TV Green Bay

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, North Carolina

WIS-TV Columbia

Emory Hospital to receive Ebola patient in Atlanta

Emory University Hospital has been told that a patient with the Ebola virus will be transferred to its hospital in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Examiner.com

Emory psychologist researches ' high sensation seeking' people

Ken Carter, psychology professor at Emory University's Oxford College, is studying high-sensation seeking people for an upcoming book on this personality trait.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Delaware

Coastal Observer

Churches: Female minister one of only two in area

Becoming the first woman to be named minister of St. Paul Waccamaw United Methodist Church has been an easy one, she said.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Times-Herald

Effort seeks support for 'Common Law Grand Jury'

Citizens from across Georgia will be gathering in Ringgold today in an effort to have "Common Law Grand Juries" in each county.

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