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Wasting Complaints: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is not a bad thing. At this point in 2014, over 10 million more has been given to the ALS Association than at the same time last year, and the main factor in this increase is blatantly the fundraiser. 568 more words


The Rationale for Holism

Why I the reason why, to know there is no beginning and to know there is no end, so we play in the middle without any clear direction. 796 more words


Ebola Virus Disease

Key facts

  • Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans.
  • EVD outbreaks have a case fatality rate of up to 90%.
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Re-emergence of ebola underscores continued risks from diseases

COMMENT, NEW DEHLI: The past two decades have seen the world experiencing, with alarming regularity, outbreaks of viral diseases like Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), bird flu and swine flu. 1,575 more words


Ebola sufferer treated with experimental drug

The first British Ebola patient, a 29-year-old male nurse named as William Pooley, has been treated with the experimental drug ZMapp in a London hospital. 225 more words

Boy struggles to lead a normal life with huge hands that weigh nearly 20 pounds each

INDIA (PIX11) — An Indian boy faces alienation from his own community because of his gigantic deformed hands.

According to Barcroft TV, 8-year-old Kaleem can’t dress or feed himself because his mysterious condition caused his hands to grow to 13 inches in length and 17.6 pounds in weight per hand. 255 more words