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  1. Queen 'touched' by Ebola workersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Keighleynews.co.uk

    The Queen stands in the State Dining Room of Buckingham Palace after recording her Christmas Day television broadcast to the Commonwealth The Queen will describe in her traditional Christmas message how she has been "deeply touched" by the "selflessness" of medical staff fighting the Ebola outbreak. The UK is one of a number of nations that has seen its doctors and nurses volunteer to help countries such as Sierra Leone in West Africa combat the epidemic.

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  2. AmateurNester BlogHer I knowRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | BlogHer

    Month after month, year after year we find out the same thing -- I am not pregnant. It wasn't so hard to begin with -- I took the advice that told me to relax, things are supposed to happen in their own time.

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  3. Quick Update: New Hires, Recent Panel Discussion Emphasize Confluence Of Pharma And Big DataRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Forbes.com

    Focus: entrepreneurial innovation in medicine. Co-author: Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology? Background: physician-scientist+management consultant, experience in drug development, strategic and commercial planning.

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  4. Honey, salt water, lemon good for sore throat treatmentRead the original story

    16 min ago | In-depth Africa

    A traditional medicine practitioner, Dr Lambo Adebisi, said there is no cause for alarm as honey, salted water and lemon can be taken to provide soothing relieve. He said what people suffering from the disease need is drink honey mixed with tea or only honey a couple of times and get better.

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  5. 'Nutrition is key to diabetes management'Read the original story

    16 min ago | In-depth Africa

    ... cooked seeds of Ugu have antihyperglycaemic property which makes it beneficial to diabetics," he said. The natural medicine practitioner recommended groundnut because of its blood sugar level lowering ingredients. Consumption of peanut and peanut ...

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  6. James T. GracieRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Dartmouth's John Lyons was running on a treadmill when he suffered cardiac arrest - but thanks to the efforts of a nursing student two machines away, he's alive to celebrate the holiday OCALA, FL - James T. Gracie, 65, of Ocala, Florida, previously of Middleboro, MA. passed away on December 1 2014.

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  7. Connecticut State Police investigating Route 8 shooting that hospitalized man with neck woundRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | MassLive.com

    Authorities are investigating a shooting that injured a man on Route 8 north of Bridgeport early Wednesday morning, according to Connecticut State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance.

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  8. Memorial Service Set for Greenwich Selectman David TheisRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Patch.com

    A memorial service for Greenwich Selectman David N. Theis, who passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 10. In an announcement Wednesday afternoon, fellow Republican and First Selectman Peter Tesei said, "Details will be forthcoming and posted on the Town of Greenwich website and to all local media outlets." The 65-year-old lifelong Cos Cob resident was rushed to Greenwich Hospital after he suffered apparent cardiac arrest while working out at a fitness center in Riverside Tuesday afternoon.

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  9. Queen pays Christmas poppy tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | BBC News

    The Queen's Christmas Day speech will highlight the ceramic poppy tribute to World War One casualties and people dealing with the Ebola disease. The hugely popular poppy installation at the Tower of London was "a reminder of the grief of loved ones left behind", she will say.

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  10. Potential Ebola Exposure in CDC's Atlanta LabRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Patch.com

    An Ebola sample handled in one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's less secure Atlanta labs has led to one technician potentially being exposed to the Ebola virus , according to media reports, including The Washington Post. There is no threat to the public, according to the CDC.

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  11. CDC mishandles Ebola sample; lab technician at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta mishandled an Ebola sample Monday and a laboratory technician is being monitored for possible exposure to the deadly virus, the agency reported Wednesday. The agency said that "a small amount of material from an Ebola virus experiment," possibly containing live virus, was securely but mistakenly transferred from a top-level bio-safety lab, reserved for research on the most lethal agents, to a lower-level lab, where research on moderate pathogens is conducted.

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  12. Report: Ebola survival improving in Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... the World Health Organization estimates. In a letter published online Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Kathryn Jacobsen of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and other doctors tell of 581 patients taken to an Ebola ...

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  13. Rose Parade 2015: Palmdale couple to ride cancer-free together on City of Hope floatRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | LA Daily News

    Melina Fregoso of Palmdale recalls her grandmother waking the family early on New Year's morning to watch the Rose Parade on television. First, she will be one of five families to ride on City of Hope's 2015 Rose Parade float, “Made Possible by HOPE.” And after being diagnosed with breast cancer this same time last year, she now has hope and plans for the future.

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  14. More Read the original story

    28 min ago | KFMB-am

    A laboratory technician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was being monitored Wednesday for possible accidental exposure to the Ebola virus that came during an experiment, officials said. The person working in a secure laboratory in Atlanta may have come into contact with a small amount of a live virus, CDC spokeswoman Barbara Reynolds said in an emailed statement.

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  15. FDA Approves GazyvaA (Obinutuzumab) Supplemental Biologics License...Read the original story

    29 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... from Stage 1 of the study comparing Gazyva plus chlorambucil to chlorambucil alone. "Gazyva is the first and only medicine to significantly help people live without their disease worsening when combined with chlorambucil compared to Rituxan and ...

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  16. Biz Break: Biotech IPOs surge in Silicon Valley, nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies enjoyed a banner year in 2014, with initial public offerings hitting their highest point of the millennium. Data provided by Ipreo, a market intelligence firm, shows that there were more IPOs from biotech and biopharmaceutical companies in 2014 than in the previous three years combined, both in the United States and from Silicon Valley.

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  17. Of mice and men: Researchers point to differences in cell developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    An "embryoid" at the start of the appearance of Sox17 positive cells , which depict the birth of the human germ cell lineage. An "embryoid" at the start of the appearance of Sox17 positive cells , which depict the birth of the human germ cell lineage.

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  18. Greene County Couple Gets 22-Foot Christmas TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | WCAV

    After Stacey was diagnosed with breast cancer at the beginning of this year, the Greene County couple got a 22-foot 3-inch tall Christmas tree. "After going through cancer for the last year, we said it was time to celebrate.

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  19. Quad Christmas +1Read the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The four toddlers quietly play on the living room floor, pausing now and then to scope out their 1-week-old brother sleeping in his mother's arms. The house is clean, dinner is ready and the presents all are wrapped under the Christmas tree.

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  20. George H.W. Bush to Remain in HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Lab workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Atlanta headquarters were possibly exposed to material that "may have contained" live Ebola virus,... -- A suicide attack in Iraq on Wednesday left 40 dead and 56 injured, Iraqi police said.A statement from U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said that ... The Ethanol Committee of the National Corn Growers Association met in St. Louis recently to review current programs and initiatives related to domestically produced biofuels, ... Chula Vista, Calif.

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