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USDA seizes over 1,200 snails

Since June, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has seized more than 1,200 giant African land snails, all traced to a Georgia resident.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Ebola victim who received experimental ZMapp drug dies of Ebola

An experimental drug for Ebola known as ZMapp has failed, according to new reports, after a top Liberian doctor who was given the untested medication recently died.

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Reuters

CDC warns of Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra Leone

The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ''immediate and urgent action'' must be taken to avoid an Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

SFGate

3 Baker County residents likely had West Nile

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Baker City, OR, Science / Technology

NewsTarget.com

Secret video from CDC bunker captures the moment propaganda ministers ...

A secret video captured inside the CDC bunker complex in Atlanta, Georgia has captured the moment CDC propaganda ministers learned one of their own top scientists had confessed to widespread vaccine research fraud.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Vaccinations

Daily Kos

The fictional CDC coverup of vaccines and autism - "movie time

Earlier this week, I and about 20-30 other pro-science bloggers wrote articles about a strange story , pushed by all of the usual suspects in the antivaccine universe .

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Related Topix: Simpson University

Hispanically Speaking

Puerto Rico Investigating Possible Chikungunya-Related Deaths

The Puerto Rican Health Department said Thursday that it is investigating whether two people who died had contracted Chikungunya, which - if true - would be the first two fatalities linked to that virus on the island.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Junk Food Does More Than Make You Fat, And Other Studies You Missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Related Topix: Chickenpox

New York Post

US colleges to screen West African students for Ebola

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, University of Missouri, Tufts University, Illinois, Mercer University

KMIZ

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

College students from West Africa can expect extra health screenings when they arrive to study in the United States.

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ABC News

Student Evades Monitors, Spreads Ebola to Senegal

A university student infected with Ebola evaded health surveillance for weeks as he slipped into Senegal, carrying the deadly virus to a fifth West African nation showing how quarantines, border closures and flight bans have failed to contain the outbreak.

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Related Topix: Senegal, Sierra Leone, Africa

ABC News

Student Evades Monitors, Spreads Ebola to Senegal

A university student infected with Ebola evaded health surveillance for weeks as he slipped into Senegal, carrying the deadly virus to a fifth West African nation showing how quarantines, border closures and flight bans have failed to contain the outbreak.

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Related Topix: Senegal, Sierra Leone, Africa

Easley Progress

No excuse for not vaccinating children

In 1998, the medical journal The Lancet published one of the most damaging articles in modern history - a study supposedly linking the MMR vaccine with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Autism, Homeopathy, Medicine, Genetics, Opinion

The News-Gazette

Younger children advised to skip needle

Getting a flu shot isn't necessarily a kid's favorite thing to do, but many younger children will likely be able to bypass the needle this year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Toddlers

Medical Daily

The Diseases That Actually Kill Us And Where We Donate Our Money Aren't Always Aligned

An infographic created by Vox shows the difference between where we donate our money, and the diseases that are actually the worst.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

Star-Telegram.com

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, University of Missouri, Tufts University, Mercer University, Liberty University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canada sending chartered plane for Ebola lab scientists in Sierra Leone

Canada is sending a charter plane to repatriate scientists who have been operating the country's mobile Ebola laboratory in Sierra Leone.

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Health.com

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Hepatitis, Medicine, Chickenpox

KHOU-TV Houston

CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposureCDC worker flown...

CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposure CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposure Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/health/2014/08/28/cdc-worker-flown-back-to-usa-after-ebola-exposure/14745503/ MONROVIA, LIBERIA - AUGUST 21: American scientist David Safronetz hands over a bucket containing blood ... (more)

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Cudahy

Autism Caused By MMR Vaccine says CDC Whistleblower

The link between the MMR Vaccine and Autism have long been debated in and out of court.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Autism, Mumps, US News, Family, Kids

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