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  1. Cosmopolitan Laments 'Intimidation' of Mailed Handcuffs to AbortionistsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | NewsBusters.org

    Jill Filipovic at Cosmopolitan is protesting a pro-life group's "intimidation" mailer to abortion clinics on the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision.

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  2. PBS Documentary Glamorizes 'Right-to-Die'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | NewsBusters.org

    A recent PBS video report by NewsHour's Megan Thompson entitled "The Right to Die in Belgium" focused on "End Credits," a 2013 Belgian documentary on the practice of euthanasia. In it, Thompson normalized the death of a woman known as "Eva" by using phrases like "die with dignity" and explaining that, in Belgium, "it can be part of a doctor's job to end a patient's life."

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  3. World In Vitro Diagnostic Testing Market Examined by TriMark...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | PRWeb

    New cutting-edge report "In Vitro Diagnostic Testing World Markets" worked out by TriMark Publications is now available at MarketPublishers.com. Technological advances, cost pressures, changes in reimbursement, expansion of molecular diagnostic technologies and surging interest in the genomic testing are the factors that are driving the in vitro diagnostic testing market.

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  4. China opens National Biosafety Laboratory in WuhanRead the original story

    14 min ago | China Daily

    China's first laboratory for studies on highly contagious and fatal diseases was inaugurated in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei province Saturday, enabling scientists to research the live Ebola virus at home. The National Health and Family Planning Commission and the Chinese Academy of Sciences held a completion ceremony for the National Biosafety Laboratory-the country's first bio-safety level 4 laboratory, also known as a P4 laboratory.

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  5. Second California patient tests negative for Ebola hours after firstRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    Two patients hospitalized in Sacramento, California, and tested for possible Ebola infection were found to be free of the deadly virus within hours of each other Friday. The first patient, whose case came to light Thursday, was transferred that day to the University of California-Davis Medical Center from a smaller hospital after having traveled recently in West Africa and exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms, officials said.

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  6. More than 100 cases of measles confirmed in USRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    More than 100 people in the United States have been confirmed as infected with measles including 91 in California, most of them linked to an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, public health officials said Friday. The California Department of Public Health said at least 58 of the cases of the highly infectious disease in the state have been epidemiologically linked to the Disneyland cluster.

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  7. After adopting new execution drug laws, Ohio delays all executions for additional yearRead the original story

    17 min ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    As explained in this AP article , a full year after Ohio had difficulties executing Dennis McGuire and a month after the state enacted new execution laws, Ohio officials decided to kick the execution can another year down the road by rescheduling all 2015 scheduled executions. Here are the details: The state on Friday rescheduled executions for seven death row inmates as it tries to find new lethal drugs, meaning no inmate will be put to death in Ohio in 2015.

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  8. Gates Foundation awards $50 mln to Stanford vaccine discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | AlertNet

    ... new generation of vaccines and new approaches to vaccination," said Mark Davis, a professor at Stanford's School of Medicine, who will lead the new center. "This will require a better understanding of the human immune response and clearer ...

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  9. Measles cases in California rise by 54% in nine daysRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The California Department of Public Health sent out the latest numbers Friday of confirmed cases since December and while the total is still small, the jump was a startling 54% in just more than a week. Most cases - 58 - are linked to an outbreak at Disneyland in mid-December.

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  10. Sentara and Bon Secours Medical FacilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, and his fellowship in gastroenterology at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. His assignments in ...

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  11. Congress dubs AAP manifesto 'illogical'Read the original story

    28 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The Congress on Saturday termed the manifesto of the Aam Aadmi Party as illogical and maintained that it did not possess the experience to run a government. Congress leader Anand Sharma said no government can fulfil the promises made by the AAP in their 70-point manifesto.

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  12. Super Bowl: 4 Tips for a Super-Healthy Game DayRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Live Science

    ... disease and cancer. But there are ways to stay active during the big game, with the American College of Sports Medicine recommending that when you watch TV, you should stand up and move during every commercial break. And the Centers for Disease ...

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  13. Reps. Robin Kelly and Mike Simpson join forces on oral care for low-income AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Daily Kos

    Rep. Robin Kelly and Rep. Mike Simpson have teamed up to support The Action for Dental Health Act of 2015, H.R. 539, would authorize Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grants to support volunteer dental projects. The American Dental Association's Action for Dental Health, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly and U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson have one thing in common and a strong bond: a desire to improve dental health and especially the dental health of underserved, low-income Americans.

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  14. Seeking 'Palestine' while fighting ISIS: a self-contradictory foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Hill

    Normally, Washington regards Palestinian statehood and ISIS/IS aggressions as fully separate concerns. Still, it is increasingly evident that these issues are related, even interpenetrating, and that Palestine would have strongly negative implications for the U.S. struggle against ISIS/IS.

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  15. Harborough pupils learn how to save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Lutterworth Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Hundreds of students at a Harborough school are being taught how to use a defibrillator and vital CPR skills in a rolling programme which will hopefully create a generation of young life-savers.

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  16. 8 Ways To Recommit To Your ResolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Switched

    ... a.m. improved exercisers' sprinting performance in the afternoon in a study published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 3. Have a high-protein breakfast. Studies have shown that bypassing a morning meal can lead to people eating more ...

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  17. The Idea That Milk Is A 'Perfect Food' Has Been DiscreditedRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Switched

    Embattled milk producers launched a social media campaign this week to rebuild public confidence in the health benefits of their product. While the government urges milk consumption, some studies have begun to suggest potential ill effects from drinking too much of the white stuff.

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  18. Virginia doctor checks drivers at truck stopRead the original story

    45 min ago | Washington Times

    The massive truck stops just off I-81 here offer diesel, hot coffee and "the best dang BBQ in Virginia." There's something else, too: a small-town doctor who performs medical exams and drug tests for long-haul drivers, an innovative effort to keep his beloved family practice afloat.

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  19. The Ultimate Guide to Running With Your DogRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Shape

    ... should see a doctor before starting any new exercise routine. Ask a veterinarian that specializes in rehabilitation medicine for a biomechanical exam, especially if you're looking to put in serious miles, suggests Jessica Waldman, veterinarian, ...

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  20. Healthcare worker brought back from Africa to UK for Ebola monitoring via Brize NortonRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Witney Gazette

    A British military healthcare worker has been brought back to England for Ebola monitoring after suffering a needle-stick injury while treating a person in Sierra Leone. Public Health England said the individual has been admitted to the Royal Free Hospital in London for assessment and next of kin have been informed.

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