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Hit a Running Plateau? Get Past It With These Tips

Shares 1.1K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Running doesn’t discriminate — it’s a sport for people of all ages, shapes and sizes. Just like any other type of physical …

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Ferguson police begin using body cameras

Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., which became a flashpoint for protests following the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer just over three weeks ago, have begun using body cameras.<p>Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that approximately 50 …

Ebola outbreak: 'Even worse than I'd feared'

"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. "Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country.<p>"The sooner the world …

PSN Down As Sony, Blizzard, Riot And Others Are Under Siege By Hackers

If you’re trying to play a game on PSN today, you may be running into some issues. Despite routine maintenance set for tomorrow, over the weekend Sony's PSN service has been hit by a series of crippling attacks from a hacker/vandal collective known as “Lizard Squad.”<p>The group also claims to have …

Ebola Outbreak Emerges In Central Africa

Two Ebola-related deaths have emerged in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's health ministry says. If confirmed, it would be the first time in the present outbreak that the disease has killed outside of a handful of West African nations.<p>But Congo Health Minister Felix Kabange Numbi …

The Week in Review: Historic Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola crisis reached new heights in the United States this week: two Americans were hospitalized with the disease and the Centers for Disease …

A worried world watches as Ebola death toll rises; Liberia declares emergency

A nurse in Nigeria. A businessman in Saudi Arabia. A Spanish priest in Liberia.<p>With the World Health Organization announcing Wednesday that 932 deaths had been reported or confirmed as a result of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Saudi Arabia joined the list of countries with suspected cases.<p>"This is the …

Emory Hospital Will Treat Ebola Patient

Emory University Hospital in Atlanta announced Thursday that it expects to receive a patient with the Ebola disease within the “next several …

Disease

Could Ebola come to the United States? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore.<p>It's the flu, he thinks after he lands, but he's wrong. He's caught the deadly Ebola virus.<p>He soon dies of hemorrhagic fever while surrounded by …

Peace Corps pulls volunteers over Ebola outbreak

The Peace Corps announced Wednesday that it was temporarily withdrawing its 340 volunteers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone after two workers were exposed to the Ebola virus.<p>A spokeswoman told CNN and CBS News that the pair were being isolated after coming in contact with an infected patient who …

Ebola outbreak: Search continues for those who may have come into contact with victim

Medical professionals seek individuals who may have come into contact with Patrick Sawyer when he travelled by plane before his death<p>Medical professionals are trying to trace an unknown number of passengers and flight attendants who may have come into contact with an American citizen who died of …

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Ebola: Germany accepts infected patient for treatment

As medical services across Europe are on high alert to prevent any risk of Ebola spreading here, a hospital in Germany accepts a patient with the virus<p>With medical services across Europe on high alert to prevent any risk of the Ebola virus spreading here, a hospital in Germany has agreed to accept …

Ebola outbreak: Liberia shuts most border points

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1096000/1096757_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524698744_a2827fe020d8ec3f9dd12e07a59b7363<p><b>Most border crossings in Liberia have been closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to try to halt the spread of the …

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Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.<p>Ken Isaacs, a vice president of Samaritan's …

In Largest-Ever Outbreak, Ebola Spreads To Nigeria

The deadly disease has spread to at least three major West African urban centers. The World Health Organization reports at least 660 have died from the disease since February.<p>Nigeria's national health minister confirmed that a Liberian man who died in a Nigerian megacity on Friday tested positive …

Ebola crisis: US doctor working in Liberia tests positive

• Dr Kent Brantly working at computer but 'not out of the woods' • Doctor's family had been living with him, but have returned to US<p>An American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Liberia after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while treating patients in the West African …

A woman with deadly Ebola virus escapes quarantine, now loose in a city of 1 million

The deadly virus has killed 660 people across Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea since February<p>A woman who tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus is now on the loose in a Sierra Leone city with a population of around 1 million people. The woman had been quarantined in a hospital in Freetown, …

10 habits you'll pay for in 10 years

1. Snacking when not hungry<p>Food is everywhere. It lures us in at the checkout counter, local coffee shop—everywhere. With all the offerings at your …

‘Drastic action’ needed to stamp out killer Ebola virus

Authorities in Sierra Leone have warned that sheltering anyone infected with the Ebola virus will be treated as a serious crime.<p>It comes after the World Health Organisation demanded “drastic action” to stop the spread of the killer virus.<p>As many of 399 deaths have been reported in the West African …

Dark And Surreal Images From Your Worst Nightmares

Have you ever had a bad dream so vivid you were scared to fall asleep again?<p>Welcome to your worst nightmare.<p>In a twisted David Lynch-inspired series, …

When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days

Shares 5.7K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Cupcakes, ice cream, brownies — all treats you might not expect to find on your average healthy eater’s food log. However, for …

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Just in case you needed to be sure the Earth is creepy…

Just in case you needed to be sure the Earth is creepy…<p><b>#7. The Eye of the Sahara</b><p>Officially known as the Richat Structure, the Eye of the Sahara looks exactly like what its much more appropriate nickname describes. Located in the Mauritania branch of the Sahara, the eye is a 30-mile-wide collection of raised rocks that, for one reason or another, wound up in the shape of an eyeball. A grotesquely infected mummy eyeball, to be sure, but an eyeball nonetheless.

Here's What It Will Take to Contain the Worst Ebola Outbreak in History

The “perfect storm” analogy is often over-used when it comes to disease outbreaks–all the elements that you don’t want to see converge to make …

Disease

Ebola called 'out of control' in West Africa

The deadliest-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus has surged in West Africa after slowing briefly, and the pandemic is now "out of control," according to Doctors Without Borders.<p>Nearly 600 infections and 340 Ebola-related deaths have been recorded in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, the most since …

4 Best Supps to Power Through Your Workout

1 of 6<p>When on an exhausting fire scene, energy and endurance are extremely important because there is no excuse to not finish the operation at hand. …

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