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1 hr ago | The White House
MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon and welcome aboard Air Force One as we embark on a 24-hour trip to Atlanta and Tampa, where the President will be engaged on two significant national security priorities. The first is stepping up our whole-of-government approach to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
6 hrs ago | Medical Daily
A single drop of blood is all that's needed to mix with a chemical reagent so anemia patients can check hemoglobin levels. Anemia patients may soon be able to skip involved and time-consuming trips to the doctors' if a new at-home testing device can secure federal approval.
10 hrs ago | Deseret News
In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Brantly is scheduled to testify before a Senate panel on the Ebola crisis Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Akong Charles Ndika Correspondent A surprise press conference held last month by Emory University Teaching Hospital stands out as a rare bright moment in the fight against an uncontrollable Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. ZMAPP, an untested serum-based therapy in humans, was successfully administered to two American health workers who were later declared fee from the virus, which has killed more than 2 400 people.
Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say that as he improves, he's getting bored in his isolation room. Debbie Sacra says the Nebraska Medical Center brought in a chess board, books and a Nerf basketball hoop to help entertain her husband, Dr. Rick Sacra.
The Clark University Board of Trustees appointed four new members on July 1, and welcomed a familiar face back for another term. New members are Wendy G. Trilling '86 of Los Angeles, Jason M. Barnett '90 of Irvington, N.Y., and Vickie H. Riccardo, P '17, of Darien, Conn., who were appointed to six-year terms, and Mona Domosh '79, M.A. '83, Ph.D. '85, of Lebanon, N.H., who was elected by her fellow alumni for a six-year term.
Each week, the Science family of publications publishes articles that are likely to be of interest to Science Careers readers. So, every Friday, we're pointing our readers toward articles that hold some relevance to careers in science and other technical fields.
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents Pericles: Prince of Tyre, today, September 13-October 5, 2014. A dark and troubling riddle starts the heroic adventure of one man's lifetime, a story of love gained, lost and gained again.
A simple point-of-care testing device for anemia could provide more rapid diagnosis of the common blood disorder and allow inexpensive at-home self-monitoring of persons with chronic forms of the disease. About a third of the population is at risk for anemia, which can cause neurocognitive deficits in children, organ failure and less serious effects such as chronic fatigue.
After an extensive search, a new rector currently working in Illinois has been chosen to lead one of the South Coast's oldest churches, and will begin her tenure this December. The Rev.
The U.S. is planning a "surge" of federal workers into West African countries hit by Ebola, and has hired the air-ambulance company that evacuated two infected U.S. citizens in July to support them. About 1,400 U.S. government employees are in the region now, and more are on the way, the State Department said in a contract document released yesterday.
Dr. Katina Clardy-Wright, 69, of 805 Saddle Hill Road, widow of Will Wright, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Union, she was the daughter of the late Eugene Dillard Clardy and Jean Smith Clardy.
Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly donated a unit of blood to treat the third American aid worker infected with the virus as doctors fight to save the patient's life, Samaritan's Purse tells NBC News. Brantly flew to Nebraska last week to donate his blood to use to treat Dr. Rick Sacra, Samaritan's Purse President and CEO Franklin Graham said.
As Charles Shivers and his fiance sat in their kitchen Wednesday night talking about their upcoming wedding on Sunday, they knew it would not have been possible without the support of their local community. In August, Charles was diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer.
Every year, some unlucky people get the flu even though they've had their seasonal shot. One reason, according to a new study, might be their gut bacteria.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:16 pm
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