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2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Matt Lauer sits down with Ebola survivor in first TV interview

In an NBC News exclusive, Matt Lauer will sit down with Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working with relief organization Samaritan's Purse in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Today, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, Indianapolis, IN

3 hrs ago | AlertNet

U.S. missionary doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

An American doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus after working with obstetrics patients at a missionary hospital in Monrovia, the Christian organization SIM USA said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, North Carolina, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Modern population boom traced to pre-industrial roots

The foundation of the human population explosion, commonly attributed to a sudden surge in industrialization and public health during the 18th and 19th centuries, was actually laid as far back as 2,000 years ago, suggests an extended model of detailed demographic and archeological data.

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10 hrs ago | Washington Square News

Media panic distracts from U.S. capability in treating Ebola

Ebola is an alarming virus with severe symptoms. Although the fatality rate of the current West African outbreak is 55 percent, some strains are as deadly as 90 percent.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Statesboro Herald

At the touch of a button at East Georgia Regional

East Georgia Regional Medical Center ICU Clinical Director Diana Ray, RN, right, talks to her on-screen colleague, Emory Center for Critical Care's Era Napier, RN.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Medicine, Medicaid, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CNN

Are atheists unelectable?

Editor's note: Carlos Moreno, an associate professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, is a Public Voices Fellow for The OpEd Project.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, US Politics, Arizona, Comedy, House, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Atheism, Religion, Opinion

CNN

Atheists: Are they unelectable?

Editor's note: Carlos Moreno, an associate professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, is a Public Voices Fellow for The OpEd Project.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian, Atheism, Religion, Celebrities, Ian McKellen, Opinion

Commentary Magazine

Yale and the Causes of Anti-Semitism

One of the letters caught my eye. It blamed the rise of anti-Semitism on Israel and seemed to hint that Jews themselves are to blame for their support of Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Palestinian Territories

Daily Kos

Ferguson - it is really about WHITE rage

White rage recurs in American history. It exploded after the Civil War, erupted again to undermine the Supreme Court's Brown v.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Newark, CA, Prison, Stanford University

Medical News Today

Gang involvement associated with high-risk health behaviors 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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Forward

Yale Chaplain Blames Rise of Anti-Semitism on Israel's War in Gaza

Discontent is brewing in New Haven after Rev. Bruce M. Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, wrote a letter to the New York Times that some have deemed deeply offensive to Jews.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Boston Herald

President Obama nominates Danny Marti as new 'piracy czar'

Danny Marti, a copyright and trademark attorney in Washignton, has been nominated as the new White House intellectual property enforcement coordinator, a position dubbed "piracy czar" because of its mission to tackle infringement.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

CBS News

ZMapp cures monkeys of Ebola virus

American Ebola patient Nancy Writebol, pictured here being wheeled into Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Aug. 5, 2014, received several doses of the experimental serum ZMapp.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Times of Oman

Pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents kill 4.7m Chinese a year

A man wearing a mask is seen on a street in Beijing in this May 2, 2013 file photograph.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Washington Post

White rage in Ferguson, Mo.

Carol Anderson is an associate professor of African American studies and history at Emory University and a public voices fellow with the Op-Ed Project.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Business Journal

Study: Atlanta No. 11 city in country for foreign students

The metro Atlanta area ranks 11th in the nation for attracting foreign students, a new study by think tank Brookings Institution says.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia Tech

On Common Ground News

DeKalb sheriff announces new leaders for administration

DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey L. Mann has named Major Reginald B. Scandrett as Chief Deputy Sheriff and Xernia Fortson, Esq.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Fortson, GA, Harris County, GA, Mercer University, Georgia State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Doubts over Rivers' readiness to battle Ebola

Is Rivers State set to conquer Ebola if it rears its head? The government and other stakeholders say yes, but a few believe that sensitisation on the deadly disease, which has so far been confined to Lagos, started late and is not enough.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News,

Hollywood Reporter

President Obama Nominates New 'Piracy Czar'

President Barack Obama has nominated Danny Marti to be the new U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, or "piracy czar."

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Natasha Trethewey places poetry archive at Emory

Former two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey is placing her archive at Emory University, where she is an English professor and director of the Creative Writing Program.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

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