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Liberia shuts schools as Ebola spreads, Peace Corps leaves three countries – Chicago Tribune


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Liberia shuts schools as Ebola spreads, Peace Corps leaves three countries
Chicago Tribune
Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining some communities, it said on Wednesday, rolling out the toughest measures yet imposed by a West African government to halt the worst outbreak on record of the deadly Ebola virus. "This is a major public …
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond: Ebola 'is a threat'BBC News
Peace Corps tells volunteers to leave West African countries affected by Ebola Fox News
BORDER STAFF 'UNPREPARED FOR EBOLA'Daily Mail
New York Times -Bangkok Post -CBC.ca
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Fears drug-resistant malaria could spread – Stuff.co.nz


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Fears drug-resistant malaria could spread
Stuff.co.nz
Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say. The scientists, who analysed blood samples from 1241 malaria …
Malaria experts bid to stamp out disease before parasite becomes drug resistantThe Guardian
Drug-resistant malaria reaches Southeast Asia borders, could spread to AfricaYahoo News UK

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Vinod Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients’ mobiles – Financial Express


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Vinod Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients' mobiles
Financial Express
HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. So why not bring the doctor to the patient – digitally? On Wednesday, the Palo Alto-based startup, which is backed by investor Vinod Khosla, …
Can't get out of bed? Health Tap Prime brings the doctor to your phone (or watch)Digital Trends
Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients' mobilesYahoo News
HealthTap reinvents itself as a mobile health concierge serviceMedCity News
Men’s Fitness
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Medicare $$ for Residencies: IOM Explains Reasoning – MedPage Today


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Medicare $$ for Residencies: IOM Explains Reasoning
MedPage Today
Public Health & Policy. Medicare $$ for Residencies: IOM Explains Reasoning. Published: Jul 30, 2014. By Shara Yurkiewicz. save. |. A. A. Post Test Complete · Take Posttest. With many in the medical education community buzzing about the Institute of …
Report Says Big Changes Are Needed In How Doctors Are TrainedNPR (blog)
Healthcare.gov cost $840 million, study findsCNN (blog)
NY to appeal federal Medicaid claim for $1.25BWall Street Journal
Observer News -L.A. Biz
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Why the fist bump will never replace the classic handshake – Daily Digest


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Why the fist bump will never replace the classic handshake
Daily Digest
Researchers investigated the hygienic impact of common human greetings and found that while the fist bump is the cleanest, the handshake is such a useful interaction that it will not likely fade. By John Tyburski, Daily Digest News Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Fist bumps can't replace handshakes: Your SayUSA TODAY
Don't shake hands! Fist bumps stop the spread of germsNewsradio 620
New Study Says A Good Firm Handshake Transfers The Most Germs & To Use Beauty World News
Yuma Sun -New York Times (blog) -Chicago Tribune
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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Hysterectomy Device From Hospitals – Wall Street Journal


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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Hysterectomy Device From Hospitals
Wall Street Journal
The company plans to tell customers world-wide in a letter Thursday to return the devices known as laparoscopic power morcellators. J&J already suspended sales of new morcellators in April after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration advised doctors not to …
J&J Withdraws Hysterectomy Device Tied to Cancer SpreadBusinessweek
J&J seeks return of device seen as possibly raising cancer riskReuters
J&J withdraws fibroid treatment device from marketWashington Post
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Blood test could predict risk of suicide – Washington Post


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Blood test could predict risk of suicide
Washington Post
A simple blood test could determine a person's risk of suicide and provide a future tool of prevention to stem suicide rates. In a study published online Wednesday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, researchers say they have discovered a genetic indicator …
Simple blood test may predict risk of suicide: studyXinhua
Scientists say blood test can predict suicide riskKPHO Phoenix
Blood test may be able to detect suicidal tendenciesTech Times
Daily Digest -Design & Trend -News on Wellness
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Sunbathers see spike in skin cancer – The Journal News | LoHud.com


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Sunbathers see spike in skin cancer
The Journal News | LoHud.com
A sunbather on a dock along the Hudson River in Peekskill. (Photo: File photo by Joe Larese/The Journal News)Buy Photo. Story Highlights. Acting U.S. Surgeon General Rear Adm. Boris Lushniak issued a report about the dangers of tanning; The report cites …
Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer From Tanning, And Yes, That Includes YouTheGloss
Most skin cancers can be preventedThe Daily News
Report: Tanning led to spike in skin cancerWHBY
The New Republic -Contra Costa Times -NJ.com
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Cheesecake Factory wins the cake for 2014 Xtreme Eating Awards: 2000-plus … – Tech Times


Tech Times
Cheesecake Factory wins the cake for 2014 Xtreme Eating Awards: 2000-plus
Tech Times
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has named the least-healthy meals available in chain restaurants, and some pack on the calories, salt and sodium. (Photo : Center for Science in the Public Interest). The "fattest" fast food chains of 2014 have been …
Red Robin's Burger and Fries Make the List of Most Xtreme FoodRayhawk Review
Supercombos and 'Big Slabs:' The most unhealthy restaurant meals in Americawtvr.com
Most unhealthy meals in America revealedScience Recorder
News10.net -USA TODAY -Dallas Morning News (blog)
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Florida warns beachgoers of dangers of flesh-eating bacteria – Tech Times


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Florida warns beachgoers of dangers of flesh-eating bacteria
Tech Times
Summers are definitely for beach bumming and swimming, but health officials in Florida warn that flesh-eating bacteria in warm saltwater can pose risk to their health and bring about life-threatening illnesses. (Photo : Elvert Barnes). Florida health officials …
Girl contracts flesh-eating bacteriaWJXT Jacksonville
Lee Co. Health Dept: oysters in restaurants, markets, safeWink News
Health Department warns of bacterial infectionWWSB ABC 7
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