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Curing Ebola is healthcare—aborting a baby is not

By La Shawn Barber
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Healthcare | About 15 years ago I left work early with a slight fever and a headache. I thought I had a 24-hour bug. When I arrived home, I took a nap on the couch and…

Parts of Texas abortion law on hold again

By Mickey McLean
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked portions of a 2013 law in Texas that led to the closing of all but eight abortion facilities in the state. In an unsigned…

Worldviews collide in viral letter between cancer patients

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Life | Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with stage IV terminal brain cancer, made national news and re-kindled a public conversation with her decision to end…

CDC investigating after Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Ebola Virus | Health officials are closely watching the nurses, doctors, and hospital staff who cared for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan after one of his nurses tested…

Globe Trot: Ebola death toll tops 4,000

By Jamie Dean
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International | EBOLA’S VICTIMS: Thousands of Ebola victims continue to die in West Africa, and the CDC warns the virus could infect as many as 1.4 million people in…

Healthy baby born after mother gets new womb

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | A woman who had a womb transplant last year has given birth to a healthy baby boy, the world’s first following such radical fertility measures, according to…

First Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. dies

By Leigh Jones
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Ebola Virus | Thomas Eric Duncan contracted the disease in Liberia before traveling to the United States

ISIS, Ebola—Americans can handle the truth

By Cal Thomas
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Ebola Virus | The Ebola virus is not a threat, but ISIS is. That’s what some of our leaders tell us. Should we believe them? Do they have a track record for truth-telling…

Virginia AG relaxes requirements for reporting child abuse

By Courtney Crandell
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Child Sexual Abuse | Virginia state law doesn’t require health care providers to report cases of 14-year-old girls who get pregnant, unless evidence points to parental or…

Far from battle, drone pilots still feel stress of war

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Drone operators can track enemy targets for weeks, analyzing the carnage unleashed by their missile strikes for hours afterward during long shifts. Then they…

Midday Roundup: Pope calls meeting to tackle family matters

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Catholic family values. More than 200 senior Roman Catholic bishops gather today for the Synod on the Family at the Vatican. The group will try to find ways…

Jahi McMath’s family seeks reversal of brain-death ruling

By Caroline Leal
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Newsworthy | The family of a 13-year-old California girl—who was declared brain-dead 10 months ago following complications from sleep apnea surgery—is seeking an…

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