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Running daily reduces risk of death

Even running for only a few minutes a day can significantly reduce a person’s risk of death from cardiovascular disease, a new U.S. study said Monday. 327 more words

Deadly Ebola virus reaches Nigeria – spreads to fourth country in Africa

July 2014AFRICA - A Liberian man who was hospitalized in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, with the Ebola virus has died, Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said. 107 more words


Northern California neighborhoods inundated by rattlesnakes due to drought

July 2014SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Rattlesnakes are moving closer to homes in Northern California, and one expert thinks the state’s drought is to blame, CBS Sacramento reports. 143 more words


Liberia closes border crossings, restricts public gatherings amid Ebola outbreak

Liberia’s president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation. 11 more words


WorldViews: This is the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Here’s why you should be worried.

The worst Ebola outbreak in history has put a number of countries in West Africa in lockdown, led to the deaths of nearly 700 people since February and brought new reports of doctors, including Americans, contracting the virus they are attempting to contain. 35 more words


Fears over spread of Ebola as more tragedies emerge

How much further will Ebola spread? As the death tolls rises in West Africa, and Nigeria confirmed its first case, more tales of human tragedy are… … 10 more words