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3 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Chinese government quarantines entire city in fear of plague outbreak

A deadly disease that at one time killed off one-third of Europe has reemerged in China, where officials have quarantined an entire city following the death of a resident.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Nashville, TN

10 hrs ago | KUGN-AM Eugene

Why We Don't Have an Ebola Vaccine Yet

Though Ebola was first discovered nearly four decades ago, there's still no vaccine that's regularly administered to humans to prevent it.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Food and Drug Administration, Healthcare Law, Law

10 hrs ago | ABC News

Why We Don't Have an Ebola Vaccine

Though Ebola was first discovered nearly four decades ago, there's still no vaccine that's regularly administered to humans to prevent it.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

11 hrs ago | NutraIngredients

GM probiotics reduce insulin resistance and body fat: Mouse data

"Our results demonstrate that incorporation of appropriately modified bacteria into the gut microbiota has potential as an effective strategy to inhibit the development of metabolic disorders."

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Related Topix: Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Medicine

19 hrs ago | WKRN

Tennessee moms don't breastfeed their babies, report says

The Centers for Disease Control says the Volunteer State is 49th in the country for the number of breastfed babies.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Pediatrics

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Vanderbilt study examines bacteria's ability to fight obesity

Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.

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Bride's Magazine

A Classic Country Club Wedding in Chevy Chase, Maryland

As a freshman at Vanderbilt University, Hunter, now 26, slept through his 9 AM Italian class every day and went to the 12 PM.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Chevy Chase, MD, Chase, MD, Home Gardening, Home

Religion News Service

Rachel Marie Stone a " Will the next a religiousa battle be fought over Vitamin K?

Yet another reason to push back - hard - against anti-vaccine scaremongering : at least seven babies have been admitted to Vanderbilt University's Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital with cases of VKDB - Vitamin K Deficiency bleeding, which can cause brain damage, intestinal hemorrhaging, and death.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Minot Daily News

Abandonment of visions accounts for many problems today

While reading the first chapter of Jason Riley's new book, "Please Stop Helping Us," I thought about Will Rogers' Prohibition-era observation that "Oklahomans vote dry as long as they can stagger to the polls."

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Examiner.com

Losing Weight with Laughter

Laughter is the best medicine, the saying goes. And this laughter yoga class held at Hong Kong Ocean Park is capitalizing on that idea by encouraging attendants to laugh away their stress by doing silly and short exercises.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Nashville, TN

WKRN

Ebola virus has attention of doctors across U.S., world

The current Ebola outbreak is getting the attention of doctors around the country, including those Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

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WKRN

Son arrested after hitting dad with car at Springfield home

A 23-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly striking his father with a car following an argument at a Springfield home.

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WTVC

MTSU and Vanderbilt working to build solar home

Students from Middle Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University are designing a solar-powered house that will one day become home to a low-income family.

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Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Please Stop Helping Us

While reading the first chapter of Jason Riley's new book, "Please Stop Helping Us," I thought about Will Rogers' Prohibition-era observation that "Oklahomans vote dry as long as they can stagger to the polls."

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WKRN

2 people injured in Edgehill shooting

Officials told News 2 that one group of people was approached by a second group.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Tennessee

News Max

Scientists Developing Probiotic Treatment for Obesity

Inspired by previous studies on the subject, a team of researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville tested a strain of safe bacteria that has been used to treat diarrhea since its discovery 100 years ago.

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Related Topix: Diarrhea, Medicine, Health, Pharmacology, Genetics, E. Coli

Daily Kos

Anti-vaccine movement gains more victims

In May, the Tennessean reported on a truly shocking medical problem. Seven infants, aged between seven and 20 weeks old, had arrived at Vanderbilt University's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital over the past eight months with a condition called "vitamin K deficiency bleeding," or VKDB.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Tennessee

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Got a spider bite? Most of the time no need to panic

An increase in spider-bite patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center here has created some concern - but not about an influx of brown recluse spiders in garages, attics or bathroom cabinets.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Entomology, Science

Defense Tech

Professor Touts Faster, Cheaper Way to Test for Explosives

A Vanderbilt University professor has come up with a faster and less expensive way to test for explosives residue on surfaces.

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Related Topix: Aberdeen, MD

UnionvilleTimes.com

Patton teacher attends Discovery workshop

Robin Martin, a teacher from Charles F. Patton Middle School in Unionville-Chadds Ford School District, joined 149 esteemed educators from across the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, for a prestigious week-long professional development experience hosted by Discovery Education's Discovery Educator Network .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Nashville, TN

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