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Locals suffer long-term effects of Fukushima meltdown

By Julie Borg
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Disaster | Three and a half years after a massive tsunami triggered the meltdown of three nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, researchers are…

Missionaries who beat Ebola speak out as another doctor is diagnosed

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | North Carolina-based missions group SIM identified a third American diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia, even as survivors Nancy Writebol and Kent Brantly began…

Third American missionary contracts Ebola in Liberia

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | North Carolina-based Christian aid group SIM USA said Tuesday another American doctor has contracted Ebola in Liberia.  The doctor was treating…

WHO: Ebola cases could hit 20,000

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | The World Health Organization issued a dire call to action Thursday, warning the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could top 20,000 cases, six times larger than…

Is school depriving your teen of much-needed sleep?

Is school depriving your teen of much-needed sleep?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Teenagers fighting to sleep in on school mornings have some doctors on their side. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement on…

Doctors studying 17 U.S. kids born using three-parent IVF process

Doctors studying 17 U.S. kids born using three-parent IVF process

By Kiley Crossland
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Science | A New Jersey fertility clinic is investigating the health of 17 teenagers it helped to conceive more than 15 years ago using a controversial and rare IVF…

Ebola-stricken African doctor dies after getting experimental drug

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | An African doctor who received an experimental Ebola drug has died, Liberia’s information minister said Monday. Dr. Abraham Borbor, the deputy chief medical…

Surviving attacks from Ebola and Twitter

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Dr. Kent Brantly, cured or healed (whichever verb you prefer) of the Ebola virus and outspokenly giving the glory to God last Thursday, quickly became red…

Lessons learned from the Ice Bucket Challenge

By Amy Henry
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Culture | Earlier this week, 11-year-old Elenia walked into the living room to tell me that several of her friends had nominated her to participate in the now-viral Ice…

Using antibacterial everything could actually make you sick

Using antibacterial everything could actually make you sick

By Julie Borg
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Health | Antibacterial compounds, found in more than 2,000 everyday products, may pose health risks for pregnant women and their unborn babies, scientists reported at…

Green light, red alert

Green light, red alert

By Julie Borg
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Science | Is an expedited approval process putting unsafe medications on the market?

Miracle in Atlanta: Ebola patients released

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | Doctors at Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital declare two American missionaries cured of Ebola

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