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Kent Brantly: I thank God for His mercy

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | In first public statement, Ebola-stricken missionary doctor recounts the horror of watching others die from the disease

Web reads: One doctor saves 50 million lives, another aborts ‘for Jesus’

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Lifesaver. The BBC tells the story of a little-known American doctor who helped save 50 million lives by coming up with an oral rehydration formula for…

Midday Roundup: Russian gang commits worldwide email hack

Midday Roundup: Russian gang commits worldwide email hack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Security breach. A Russian cyber gang has hacked email accounts around the world. Experts say the Russian crime ring has hacked almost one-third of the…

Midday Roundup: Hawaii hunkers down for some wild weekend weather

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stocking up. Residents and tourists are bracing for two storms barreling toward Hawaii, as forecasters predict flash floods, mudslides, and big wind gusts.

Is an experimental serum saving Ebola-stricken missionaries?

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | The second American missionary diagnosed with Ebola in West Africa has arrived in Atlanta for treatment. Nancy Writebol landed in Marietta, Ga., shortly…

Ebola-stricken doctor improving

By Jamie Dean
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Health | As Kent Brantly gives thanks for people praying for his recovery, massive challenges remain in West Africa for combating the deadly disease

A virus more deadly than Ebola

By John Piper
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Poetry | Donald Trump has sent in recent days a series of panicky tweets. July 31: “Ebola patient will be brought to the U.S. in a few days … KEEP THEM OUT OF

Missionary doctor arrives in Atlanta for Ebola treatment

By Leigh Jones
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Health | Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the American missionaries infected with Ebola while working in Liberia, arrived in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. The private medical…

American Ebola victims returning to the U.S. for treatment

By Andrew Branch
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Health | UPDATE (4:20 p.m. EDT): A doctor at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta announced at a press conference this afternoon that both American missionaries…

Globe Trot: Soldiers called out in West Africa’s battle with Ebola

By Mindy Belz
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International | SIERRA LEONE has called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, as the World Health Organization reports 57 new deaths in 4 days and dispatches 50 new health…

The cancer war America is losing

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | The ribbon-wearing, race-running war to prevent cancer is working little-by-little for almost every major kind of cancer except skin cancer. This week, the…

Will drug-resistant malaria be the next global health threat?

By Julie Borg
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Health | Drug-resistant malaria infections are now widespread in Southeast Asia and pose a global health risk, according to a study just published in the New England

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