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New York City Prepares For Ebola

In response, officials have stepped up screening procedures at certain international airports, beginning with New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.<p>As of Oct. 6, New York City had already investigated 88 suspected or potential Ebola cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

U.S. sets up rapid-response Ebola team; Dallas nurse improves | Reuters

DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals “within hours” whenever there is a case of Ebola, the top doctor leading the fight against the deadly virus said on Tuesday.<p>Registered nurse (RN) Sandy Sheble-Hall removes his goggles as per proper protocol …

Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation's leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where the breach occurred.<p>The second case of Ebola diagnosed …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Those Pesky House Flies May Actually Improve Our Health

The house fly is a rarely celebrated insect, but new research published Tuesday <i>finally</i> provides the pest with some positive recognition.<p>The house fly …

Poop Pills May Offer A Better Way To Eradicate This Deadly Infection

A promising new study puts a decidedly positive spin on the epithet "eat sh**."<p>It shows that pills containing human fecal matter are an effective treatment for people suffering from potentially deadly infections caused by the bacterium known as Clostridium difficile.<p>The pills may be a more …

This New Battery Charges to 70% in Two Minutes, And Lasts For 20 Years

Sick of waiting an hour for your phone to charge before you leave the house? Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have come …

Autism: how new therapies are beating the condition

Massachusetts General Hospital has found that a chemical in broccoli may help the symptoms of autism. But it is just one of several developments which are helping people struggling with the condition<p><b>Animal therapy</b><p>Many parents of children with autism have noticed that their children respond better …

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Whether Decaf Or Regular, Coffee Seems To Be Good For Your Liver

By Laura Geggel, Staff Writer<p>Published: 10/10/2014 11:32 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Drinking decaffeinated coffee is just as helpful as drinking regular coffee is for maintaining a healthy liver, a new study finds.<p>Regardless of whether they drank decaf or regular, people in the study who drank large …