VIDEO: Ebola survivors’ blood ‘saving lives’

William Pooley, the British nurse who successfully recovered from the Ebola virus, has returned to work in West Africa. Subsequent patients, including Spanish nurse Teresa Romero, have been treated with blood from Ebola survivors. It is believed that they may have some immunity to the…
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AUDIO: Nursing morale at ‘heartbreaking’ low

A ward sister, involved in nursing for nearly 30 years, claims “heartbreaking” levels of low morale are driving staff out of the profession. The woman, who works in the Welsh NHS, said an erosion of trust had led to greater verbal abuse from patients’ relatives. She blamed…
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Jones dismisses health inquiry call

20 October 2014 Last updated at 16:42 Carwyn Jones says problems in the Welsh NHS are being addressed The first minister has dismissed calls for an inquiry into the running of the NHS in Wales. Nearly three-quarters of people surveyed by the Welsh Conservatives said they wanted…
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NHS radiographers strike over pay

20 October 2014 Last updated at 15:43 Staff joined picket lines outside hospitals across the UK, including in Middlesbrough Radiographers have gone on strike over pay in the latest walkout by NHS staff. Society of Radiographers members were on strike from 09:00-13:00 BST, and…
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Circumcision past newborn stage poses risk for boys, study finds

(HealthDay)—Circumcision is typically done in the first days or weeks of life, but about 6 percent of U.S. boys have the procedure later, which increases the risk of complications and increases costs, according to new research. The study analyzed insurance billing data that estimated c…
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'Desensitized' parents let kids watch more movie violence, sex

(HealthDay)—When parents become desensitized to violence and sex in movies, they may also become more lax about their children’s exposure to both onscreen, a new study suggests. Researchers found that when they had 1,000 parents watch a series of movie clips, the group seemed to be less b…
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Ebola or not? Rapid test for the virus not here yet

(HealthDay)—”Diagnosing Ebola is very different from treating Ebola.” That assessment, by Dr. Daniel Varga, chief clinical officer at Texas Health Resources, during testimony before a Congressional panel on Thursday, sums up the critical concern at the heart of the current Ebola s…
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US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system. The fiancee of a Liberian man who died of Ebola earlier this month in Dallas, Texas, was…
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The New Health Care: On an Antibiotic? You May Be Getting Only a False Sense of Security

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W.H.O. Declares Nigeria Free of Ebola

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Donations for Ebola Relief Efforts Are Slow to Take Off

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Grandmother dies after receiving wrong prescription

Her son Lee, 41, said: “We were told it was not in the public interest to prosecute, but how can people be allowed to get away with killing our mother? That’s what it amounts to. “I work as a gas meter reader, I am expected to spot any problems at customers’ houses. If I checked a …
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How Arianna and a Mystic Inspired Me to Change My Life

The aircon hit me like a cool blast as I stepped off the tarmac into the terminal. It was May and the Indian summer was in full swing. The pilot had reported a temperature of 99 degrees Fahrenheit, and I fully believed him. I had landed in Coimbatore, a small, industrious city in South…
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12 Creepy Abandoned Places You’ll Probably Find Ghosts Living In

We have a challenge for you this Halloween. Instead of going to that fake (but still great!) “haunted house” attraction that’s set up in your town, why don’t you go and seek out a real scary house? We’re talking about abandoned homes that exist all over…
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The Best Yoga Film of 2014: Get a Sneak Peak Here

(photo credit: Self-Realization Fellowship, Los Angeles, California) Yogis, meditators, and spiritual seekers, make a movie date. Awake: The Life of Yogananda, is screening in 35 cities and counting through November. And as yoga documentaries go, this unconventional biopic is gripping,…
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