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15 hrs ago | Bay View

Why the Village of Bay View merged into the City of Milwaukee

Many people have asked why the Village of Bay View merged in the City of Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Health, Madison, WI

19 hrs ago | TrekEarth

Green bridges

A perspective over the lower end of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. The Canal Saint-Martin is a 4.5 kilometre long canal in Paris.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Switched

Bed Bugs Find New Homes In Honolulu Ambulances

Bed bugs have benefitted from a resurgence, plaguing the nation over the last several years.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Entomology, Science

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Cholera Ravages Nigeria

A new wave of cholera epidemic blowing across the country may have claimed hundreds of lives since January and does not seem to be abating anytime soon with the onset of the rainy season, Weekly Trust findings reveal.

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Related Topix: Health, Nigeria, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases, Medicine,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Scientific American

AWOL Microbes May Explain Our Modern Plagues [Excerpt]

I never knew two of my father's sisters. In the little town where they were born, early in the last century, they didn't see their second birthdays.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Crohn's Disease, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Apr 10, 2014

EurekAlert!

New towns going up in developing nations pose major risk to the poor

Satellite city projects across the developing world are putting an increasing number of poor people at risk to natural hazards and climate change, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Denver, Natural Disasters, Flood, Agriculture, Science, Health, Weather

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Guinea: Interview with MSF logistician in Gueckedou

Via MSF's Guinea page: Guinea: Interview with MSF logistician in Gueckedou . Read the whole article; it's as much about psychology as about logistics.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Kariba Dam collapse fears and disaster preparedness in Zimbabwe

And here I thought Zimbabwe just had to worry about cholera, typhoid, and Robert Mugabe.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Health, Robert Mugabe, Zambia

ABC News

Doctors Without Borders Blasts UN in South Sudan

In a blistering criticism of the United Nations mission in South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday that the mission is refusing to quickly move 21,000 displaced people from a U.N. base to safer grounds before the rainy season.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Health

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

US health secretary: Nations cannot ignore disease

Speaking at the opening of the University of Colorado's Conference on World Affairs, Sebelius said nations not only have a practical and economic reason but also a humanitarian one to work together to innovate and share knowledge about advances in fighting disease, whether it's cancer or cholera.

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Related Topix: Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Medicine, Influenza, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Haiti: Cholera snapshot for February

For the month of February, 1,392 suspected cases of cholera were reported by the Ministry of Public Health, compared to 1,429 suspected cases for the month of January.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

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You're about to set foot on foreign soil. Are you prepared to be there? If you've done the following, you're in good shape: 1. Fill out the emergency information page of your passport.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Medicine, Malaria

I-Newswire.com

Sewage Line Leaks Threaten Health of Residents & Employees, Warns Environmental Hygienist

Certified Environmental Hygienist Phillip Fry recommends the regular inspection of water supply and sewage lines in homes and workplaces to detect line breaks and leaks that can cause dangerous, indoor toxic mold and pathogenic germ growth.

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Related Topix: Montrose, MI, Health, E. Coli

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

CBC Pick Ups 1860s Western 'Strange Empire' to Series

The CBC has given a series pick-up to a dark 1860s western, Strange Empire , from Durham County screenwriter Laurie Finstad .

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Examiner.com

Health organizations fear health risks caused by climate change, demand action

Many health organizations around the world are adding warnings to the urgency highlighted in the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released on Monday with a plea to reduce toxic carbon pollutants.

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Related Topix: Health, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sheldon Whitehouse

Wed Apr 02, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Namibia: More Than One Million Without Toilets

More than half of the Namibian population lacks access to improved sanitation - a situation which is said to be directly linked to the recent cholera outbreak in the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Africa

News Max

Report: 9th US President Harrison Died Of Typhoid Fever

The death of William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States, was believed to have been caused by pneumonia.

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Related Topix: Weather, Health

Tue Apr 01, 2014

United Nations

Haiti: Senior UN official urges donor community to ramp up efforts to tackle cholera

The cholera outbreak which has affected Haiti since October 2010 appears to have abated but is still considered the largest in the Western Hemisphere.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

LiveScience

It's So Hard Going Cold Turkey When You're Addicted to Power

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Health

Sun Mar 30, 2014

KBTX-TV Bryan

An Aggie's Quest To Quench The Thirsts Of People In Need

Water is life, but to millions of people around the world, it can be deadly. According to UNICEF, one out of nine people do not have access to clean drinking water.

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Related Topix: Health

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