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Self-Reliance - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Ne te quaesiveris extra."<p>"Man is his own star; and the soul that can<br>Render an honest and a perfect man,<br>Commands all light, all influence, all …

Biological bad luck blamed in two-thirds of cancer cases

By Will Dunham<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers …

Cancer

The great Ebola lie — Outbreak hyped for funding & media attention

The current Ebola outbreak is “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times,” Ian Smith, the World Health Organization’s executive …

Whooping Cough Back With a Vengeance in California

Callie Van Tornhout was about a month old when her mother noticed that she'd developed a dry cough on a Sunday afternoon in January.<p>Soon the cough …

Public Health

Radio Classroom: Bring Learning Back to the Ebola Zone

As a mother of two, I know all parents want the best for their children which includes an education. For millions of children in Sierra Leone and Liberia, the Ebola outbreak has put their education and their futures on hold.<p>Fifteen-year-old Mada Karimu has not been to his school since it closed on …

Disease

Two Sierra Leone doctors die of Ebola in one day -sources

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Two doctors died of Ebola in Sierra Leone on Friday, a government and a hospital source said, bringing to 10 the number of …

Disease

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Afghanistan

Number of Ebola infections in west Africa passes 16,000

Death toll from virus outbreak nears 7,000 as World Health Organisation warns figures may be significant underestimation<p>The number of people with Ebola in west Africa has risen above 16,000, with the death toll from the outbreak reaching almost 7,000, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says.<p>The …

Experts talk about critical Ebola missteps in the U.S.

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Since 2002, the U.S. government has given local health departments more than $9 billion tax dollars for emergency readiness. …

Madagascar Faces More than 100 Potential Cases of Bubonic Plague as Death Toll Rises to 47

The death toll in Madagascar continues to rise due to the bubonic plague outbreak. The health ministry reported the disease killed forty-seven so …

Robert Rector: Amnestied Illegal Immigrants to Cost Taxpayers $2 Trillion Over Their Lifetime

The undocumented immigrants granted amnesty by President Barack Obama’s executive orders will likely cost taxpayers $2 trillion, according to …

Don't bother counting calories... it's the type of food that matters: Items high in fat may actually be good at keeping the weight off

• <b>High-fat nuts, olive oil, fish and full-fat milk could help keep you slim</b>• <b><br>And supposedly healthy low-fat foods may be the real diet villains</b>• <b><br>Expert</b> …

A revolution in higher education

<b>Sanjay Sarma is leading an educational revolution now underway in higher education.</b><p>“Michelangelo didn’t attend a semester of lectures,” says Sanjay …

Doctor who treated source of second Mali Ebola outbreak dies

BAMAKO (Reuters) - A doctor in Mali who treated the patient that sparked a second wave of Ebola in the West African country has died, the government …

Disease

More Than Ebola, Other Tropical Diseases Pose Growing Threat to U.S.

Three tropical diseases—dengue, chagas, and chikungunya—may establish U.S. footholds.<p>The United States' latest brush with Ebola shows that, more than ever, diseases are global travelers.<p>A physician died at a Nebraska hospital on Monday after contracting the disease in Sierra Leone, where he was …

Escape from L.A.: Urban escape and evasion class preps reader-hipsters | Jacket Copy | Los Angeles Times

Call it the Neil Strauss effect. Weeks before the bestselling author’s new book hit the streets, one of the preparedness classes he wrote about started seeing an uptick in registration. "Emergency," in stores today, is the name of the book. In it, Strauss channels his inner survivalist, taking …

Kevin Reeve teaching Urban Escape & Evasion in LA

Earlier this month Jason was talking about LA Author Neil Strauss’ new book <i>Emergency</i>, which is basically an instruction manual for survival should …

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The Wilderness Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

A few hours watching the Discovery Channel can prompt extreme survival fantasies involving frog licking and urine drinking, but what basic skills …

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3000 Unaccompanied Minors in Houston Schools

HOUSTON, Texas — A report obtained by Breitbart Texas from the Houston Independent School District (HISD) revealed the influx of unaccompanied minors …