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Colorado Case Puts Workplace Drug Policies To The Test

The urine test employers typically use to detect marijuana picks up cannabis smoked or swallowed days or weeks earlier. Should firms be allowed to fire workers who legally use marijuana at home?
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Ebola Shuts Down The Oldest Hospital In Liberia

Ebola has claimed another victim. Reeling from the loss of staff and unable to cope with the deadly virus, St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital has closed its gates.
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Ethics Panel Endorses The Use Of Experimental Drugs To Slow Ebola

A panel convened by the World Health Organization has approved the use of experimental drugs and vaccines to combat the Ebola outbreak, so long as certain conditions are met.
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Ebola Closes The Doors Of One Of Liberia's Oldest Hospitals

A Spanish priest who was infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia has died at a hospital in Madrid. The Liberian hospital that Father Miguel Pajares had been working at in Monrovia is now shut down, because so many staff members have been infected with Ebola.
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A Life Of Anxiety Documented

John Keedy used to be uncomfortable talking about his problems with anxiety, but not anymore. He hopes his series of photos will help others with mental illness see that they're not alone.
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The World Health Organization Says Yes To An Experimental Ebola Drug

Faced with an Ebola outbreak that keeps spreading, WHO has endorsed the idea of using unproven vaccines or treatments.
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The Ethical Issues In Using An Experimental Ebola Drug

The World Health Organization approved the use of an experimental Ebola drug. Now come the hard questions: Who gets a drug that is in scarce supply and how is its effectiveness determined?
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Elemental Storytelling

Thomas Doyle tells stories with teeny frozen people. They aren't cold. They are frozen in time, but he freezes them with exquisitely suspenseful, Sherlock Holmes-like care.
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Can Divorced Dad Be Forced To Cover Insurance For Adult Kids?

A mother seeks advice on how to get her ex-husband to keep their sons on his plan because it would be less costly than hers.
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Ebola Update: Spanish Priest Dies; WHO Gives OK To Experimental Drugs

Ebola continues to spread in West Africa. The latest figures from the World Health Organization cite 1,848 cases of the deadly disease across the region, and 1,013 deaths.

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