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A Few Ebola Cases Likely In U.S., Air Traffic Analysis Predicts

What are the chances somebody with Ebola will fly to the U.S. by late September? One team of scientists says it could be as high as 18 percent. And the risk is even higher for the U.K.
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Health Law Gets Reprieve As Appeals Court Agrees To Rehear Key Case

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals' decision overrides a July ruling by a three-judge panel that imperiled subsidies for people buying insurance in states that rely on the federal exchange.
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Liberia's Information Minister Admits Mistakes, Defends Actions

In efforts to defeat Ebola, the government could have done better, says Lewis Brown. But he stands by the tough calls that have been made — including the controversial quarantine in West Point.
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Dry, Scratchy Eyes? Staring At Screens Is Driving This Trend

It used to be that dry eye syndrome was considered a problem for middle-aged women. But with all those screens we're staring at, that nasty sandy feeling is becoming much more common.
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Q&A: St. Elizabeths Hospital In D.C. Moves Out From Shadow Of Federal Oversight

Until recently, St. Elizabeths — a psychiatric hospital in southeast D.C. — had been under federal oversight for seven years. CEO Dr. Patrick Canavan explains the progress the facility has been made in a Q&A.

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Glenn Gould In Rapture

You don't get to see this too often: a man (in this case, a very talented man) totally possessed by his muse. Watch pianist Glenn Gould deep in what psychologists call "a flow state."
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Ebola Fight Requires Massive War Chest

David Greene talks to World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan and David Nabarro, head of the U.N.'s effort against Ebola, about the current outbreak in West Africa.
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It Will Takes Months To Get Ebola Under Control, WHO Says.

As Ebola research moves ahead, work to contain the epidemic grows more desperate. David Greene talks to World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan about how the epidemic might progress.
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Perdue Says Its Hatching Chicks Are Off Antibiotics

Perdue Farms, one of the country's largest suppliers of chicken meat, says its hatcheries are working better now without antibiotics. Public health advocates call it "a big step" forward.
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You Can Buy Happiness, If It's An Experience

Experiences tend to make people happier than material possessions, research shows. And looking forward to an experience like a concert can feel much better than awaiting the latest smartphone release.

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