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Doctors may soon use a blood test to diagnose depression

Doctors may soon use a blood test to diagnose depression

By Julie Borg
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Health | Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago have developed a blood test that not only diagnoses clinical depression, but also shows that changing…

Ebola cases on the rise as Guinean villagers attack, kill aid team

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | More than 700 new Ebola cases have surfaced in the last week alone—a rate increase of 40 percent from the beginning of September—as violence and death due…

Researchers rekindle vaccine-autism debate

By Daniel James Devine
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Autism | New study claims to show a link between widespread use of fetal cell vaccines and an upsurge in autism

Could fishing be the next miracle drug?

By Caroline Leal
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Health | Come on, take down your fishin’ pole and meet me at The Fishin’ Hole, I can’t think of a better way to pass the time o’ day. The lyrics to the song that…

Oversexed education

Oversexed education

By Mary Jackson
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Lifestyle | Parental reaction spurs school district to pull controversial health text—at least for now

Going viral?

By Mary Jackson
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Medicine | Ebola so far hasn’t hit tiny Guinea-Bissau, but the disease could spread there like wildfire

Midday Roundup: U.S. troops headed to Ebola front line

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Boots on the ground. President Barack Obama this morning outlined his plan to send U.S. personnel and resources to fight Ebola in West Africa. The U.S. will…

Obama to announce Ebola aid, possible military intervention

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | With Ebola now infecting more than 4,784 West Africans, killing at least 2,400 of them, the world—from Cuba to the United States—is stepping up its…

Midday Roundup: Hundreds of children sick from rare virus

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Sick day. An outbreak of severe respiratory illness has sent hundreds of children to hospitals in the Midwest. Health officials believe a rare enterovirus…

Hall of Famer’s cancer recovery ‘nothing short of a miracle’

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly thanked God on Thursday as he called his daughter to tell her, “Daddy is free of cancer.”  The…

Waging war on Ebola

By Julie Borg
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Science | Researchers speed up efforts to fight dreaded disease

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…

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