WHO employee infected by Ebola to be flown to Hamburg for treatment
BERLIN (Reuters) - An employee of the World Health Organization (WHO) who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone will be flown to the German city of Hamburg for treatment, a spokesman for the city said. Rico Schmidt, spokesman for the Hamburg Health ...
Ebola Has 'Upper Hand' Says US Health OfficialNDTV
I.Coast torn between crazy rumours and hard facts over EbolaCapital FM Kenya
Liberia's President Fires Officials Who Left Amid Ebola OutbreakVoice of America
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Lifestyle counseling on diet, exercise recommended for overweight Americans
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Remaining in a good shape and losing extra flab can do wonders in keeping you healthy. Health experts and doctors also ask patients, especially those having weight problem, to adopt a healthy lifestyle, eat well and engage in high physical activity. But an ...
Review Confirms Behavioral Counseling Beneficial To Overweight PatientsDumb-Out
USPSTF: Lifestyle Counseling Cuts Heart RisksMedPage Today
Behavioral counseling may help obese, overweight patients lower risk of heart ...Tech Times
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UN health agency urges ban, new restrictions on e-cigarettes
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Ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors 'could cost countless lives'The Times (subscription)
World Health Organization urges tougher e-cigarette rulesPress TV
E-cigarettes won't make you quit smoking - reportTVNZ
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'Performance-enhancing drug' could reduce preterm birth brain abnormality
Medical News Today
Preterm babies are at an increased risk of developing brain damage. A new study has found, however, that administering the hormone EPO could help to reduce this risk. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that an estimated 15 million babies are ...
Doping hormone may help protect brains of preterm infants: studyXinhua
The hormone erythropoietin (EPO) could prevent brain injuries in very premature ...BBC News
Doping Hormone Erythropoietin can Prevent Brain Damage in Preterm BabiesNature World News
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Medical News Today

How can a Wii balance board change the brains of MS patients?
Medical News Today
Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system characterized by muscle weakness, causing coordination and balance problems. But a new study suggests a balance board accessory for the Nintendo Wii could help people with the disease ...
Wii Balance Board Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients Regain BalanceChinatopix
Multiple sclerosis patients may benefit from video games. Here's howTech Times
Video Game Can Help MS Patients Reduce FallsForbes
WebMD -Design & Trend
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Study suggests medical marijuana reduces opiate overdoses
A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests medical marijuana reduces opiate overdoses. In a finding that could ripple through Florida, a study released this week reported that the average number of narcotic painkiller overdoses in ...
Fewer Pain Pill Overdoses In States With Legal Medical MarijuanaHuffington Post
Study: Medical marijuana laws may ease painkiller overdose ratesSunshine State News
States with Legal Marijuana See 25 Percent Fewer Prescription Painkiller DeathsHealthline
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New York Times

Leader of Connecticut's Health Marketplace Is Named to Run Federal Program
New York Times
Kevin J. Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful health insurance marketplace, was named the chief executive of the federal marketplace. Credit Christopher Capozziello for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the ...
Health exchange head named to federal postThe Advocate
CEO of Access Health CT lands new position in DCNewbritainherald
CT Official To Lead Federal Healthcare MarketplaceIt's Relevant: Westport
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The Times (subscription)

Confused? It may be sleep drunkenness
The Times (subscription)
One in seven people suffer from confusion when waking, according to US scientists who claim that such “sleep drunkenness” ought to be taken more seriously. Behaviour such as answering the phone instead of turning off the alarm, disorientation, difficulty in ...
Sleep drunkenness may affect more than 1 in 7 people, study findsLos Angeles Times
Confused when you wake up? You might have “sleep drunkenness”Quartz
Have You Ever Been Sleep Drunk? New Study Finds It's Quite CommonHealth Hub from Cleveland Clinic
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Financial Express

Do it yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs
Financial Express
The study involved 450 patients with previous heart trouble, strokes, diabetes or kidney disease, aged 70 on average. (Reuters). Summary''Do it yourself'' blood pressure measurements and medicine changes work better than usual doctor-office care in some ...
DIY blood pressure care can beat
Blood pressure care at homeiStreet Research
Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat doctor-office careWCPO

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Washington Times

NH health centers get nearly $445K in funding
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Nearly $445,000 has been awarded to two New Hampshire health centers for improvements under the Affordable care Act. The money is going to Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth and to Lamprey Health Care in ...
Health care law can affect taxesDallas Morning News
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Columbia health center receives $250000 from Obama administrationKOMU-TV
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Rotherham sex abuse scandal: 1400 children exploited by Asian gangs while ...
More than 1,400 children were sexually abused during a period of over 16 years by gangs of paedophiles after police and council bosses turned a blind eye for fear of being labelled racist, a damning report has concluded. South Yorkshire Police and Crime ...
Rotherham child abuse victim on reporting rape claimsBBC News
Rotherham child abuse report: Calls for resignation of police commissioner who ...The Independent
Inquiry reveals 1400 children abused in British townCapital FM Kenya
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The Guardian

No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict
Washington Post
MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. Following meetings ...
Poroshenko concludes 'tough' talks with PutinIndependent Online
Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shellsTVNZ
Full text: Putin's speech in BelarusPrague Post

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Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains
JERUSALEM (AP) — An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. The Gaza war — the 3rd ...
Gaza ceasefire holding as focus turns to longer termReuters UK
Long-term ceasefire takes effect in GazaIrish Examiner
Gaza truce holding, Palestinians

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Daily Mail

Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria
(CNN) -- He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria. Exactly what spurred Douglas McAuthur McCain's metamorphosis remains murky. But while his radicalization and death have stunned loved ones ...
Are Americans Like Douglas McAuthur McCain a Threat to America?
How Douglas McAuthur McCain became the first American to die fighting for the ...Washington Post
American born ISIS member killed in Syria was school friends with fellow militant ...Daily Mail
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Qatar seeks to free more US hostages in Syria: source
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is working to help free four Americans held hostage in Syria by various armed groups, a Gulf source familiar with the matter said on Monday, a day after the Gulf Arab state's diplomacy helped free a journalist held since 2012.
Journalist Held Captive in Syria Arrives in the USTIME
Captive writer Peter Theo Curtis returns to family in BostonBoston Globe
Peter Theo Curtis returns to US after Syrian captivityUSA TODAY
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BBC News

Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah 'may boycott' vote audit
BBC News
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has withdrawn observers from an audit of votes in the disputed election, citing concerns over fraud. "We will not join the process today, and maybe we will not re-join the process at all," his spokesman said.
US-brokered accord to salvage Afghan presidential election faces new problemsBoston Globe
Abdullah Boycotts Afghan Vote Results as Election Crisis GrowsBusinessweek
Abdullah Withdraws from Afghan Vote AuditVoice of America
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Turkey's Erdogan Says New Turkish Cabinet to Be Formed August 29
Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today he will tap Ahmet Davutoglu as prime minister after taking office as president tomorrow and the new government “will most probably be formed” on Aug. 29. Erdogan spoke in Ankara before the ...
Turkey's Erdogan Says New Cabinet Announcement ImminentRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Turkey's ruling party to confirm Foreign Minister Davutoglu as Erdogan's successorFox News
Turkey's Erdogan says new cabinet to be announced on FridayReuters

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Controversial inflight device: Should the Knee Defender be banned?
(CNN) -- You've been up since 3 a.m.. After dealing with long check-in lines, long security lines and long faces from flight attendants even unhappier to be on that plane than you, your 6 a.m. flight finally lifts off. "I'm just going to recline my seat and catch a ...
The moderate Republican roots of the Knee Defender, the gadget that disrupted ...Washington Post
Publicity from Airplane Passenger Fight Boosts Knee Defender SalesChinatopix
Dispute over gadget that blocks seat reclining diverts flight to ChicagoThe Star Online
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US, Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya
Los Angeles Times
Planes were damaged as one group of militia fighters captured the airport in Tripoli, Libya's capital, from another group. Planes were damaged as one group of militia fighters captured the airport in Tripoli, Libya's capital, from another group. (Mahmud Turkia ...
UPDATE 2-Libyan raids could herald bolder Arab action as US waversReuters Africa
An unpleasant surprise for the US in LibyaDeutsche Welle
Libyan raids could herald bolder Arab action as US waversGMA News
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Fox News

US reportedly recruiting allies to support expanded airstrikes, Syrian opposition
Fox News
The Obama administration is pressing U.S. allies to increase their support for moderate rebel groups in Syria, as well as possible military operations, according to a published report. The New York Times reported late Tuesday that White House officials ...
US denies sharing intelligence with AssadThe Daily Star
Yazidis fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State walk towards the ...The Australian
The importance of identifying the elements that gave birth to the Islamic StateAl-Bawaba
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