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10 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Emory Hospital teams up with Statesboro hospital

A push of the button in East Georgia Regional's ICU can summon doctors and nurses at Emory University who can see patients and monitor vital signs.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Medicine, Nursing

1 hr ago | Scientific American

Ebola Doctor Reveals How Infected Americans Were Cured

Last week two American aid workers who had contracted Ebola while working in west Africa were released from a U.S. hospital and pronounced "recovered."

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

4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Gang life brings deep health risks for girls

Being involved in a gang poses considerable health-related risks for adolescent African American girls, including more casual sex partners and substance abuse combined with less testing for HIV and less knowledge about preventing sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Medicine, Health, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

8 hrs ago | Science Blog

Chimp Intelligence 'Runs In Families,' Environment Less Important

A chimpanzee's intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.

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Related Topix: Georgia State University, Genetics, Medicine

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Wonkblog: Why immigrants weathered the housing bust better than the U.S.-born population

Despite the recent recession, new studies show that immigrants have managed to narrow the homeownership gap with native-born Americans.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Rutgers University, Business News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Our World 2.0

Cooperation Key to Curbing Ebola

The raging epidemic of Ebola virus disease in West Africa underscores the urgent need for international cooperation for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liberia, World News, Africa, Nigeria, Togo,

Business Journal

New Mexico Heart Institute adds doctors

Left to right are Dr. Michael Bestawros, Dr. Raymond Yau and Dr. Fernando Tondato.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, World News, Brazil

Fox News

Are expired medications OK to take?

There is a lot of confusion surrounding expiration dates on over-the-counter and prescription drugs.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Nonprofit Appoints Anjali Desai '09 as its Mission Manager

Anjali M. Desai, a 2009 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth as the affiliate's mission manager.

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Related Topix: DePauw University, Fort Worth, TX

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SavannahNow

EDITORIAL: Pluses and positives: Finding the good

I n looking around our community, our state, our nation or the world right now, it would be easy to feel we've been overrun with anger, violence, crime, governmental paralysis - take your choice.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Switched

U.S. Ebola Survivors Are Likely Now Immune To Virus Strain, Experts Say

The two American Ebola patients who recovered and left the hospital this week are now thought to be immune to the strain of the virus that infected them, experts say.

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

The Times of Israel

New anti-Semitism is bad enough, but it's no Holocaust, says scholar

Stop the Holocaust in Gaza: A pro-Palestinian protester at a Berlin rally Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Washington Post

Former Metro CFO Carol Kissal takes job at Emory University

Metro former chief financial officer Carol Kissal has been named vice president for finance/chief finance officer at Emory University, officials announced last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

World Magazine

Surviving attacks from Ebola and Twitter

Dr. Kent Brantly, cured or healed of the Ebola virus and outspokenly giving the glory to God last Thursday , quickly became red meat for a Twitter feeding frenzy.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlottea s Calvary pastor Munro put on paid leave pending investigation

Cavalry Church senior pastor John Munro leads a special service July 30 to pray for the recovery of Nancy Writebol, the Charlotte missionary who became infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, Calvary Church, Fort Mill, SC

Chicago Tribune

Briton with Ebola evacuated from Sierra Leone

A man reads a poster raising awareness of the Ebola virus reading "the risk Ebola is still there.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Travel

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Ebola: Care and recovery of 2 American aid workers

Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment in a special isolation unit.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Moultrie News

Authors carve town history into new local book

Full of beautiful white marble comparable to that of its sister city Pietrasanta, Italy, Sylacauga, Alabama is a city of quality places, products and people.

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Related Topix: Sylacauga, AL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

LiveScience

American Ebola Survivors Are Likely Immune to Virus Strain Now

The two American Ebola patients who recovered and left the hospital this week are now thought to be immune to the strain of the virus that infected them, experts say.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Georgia-based relief agency fights Ebola outbreak

As the Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to escalate, MAP International is sharpening its focus on getting medical aid to where it is needed most.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

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