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AUG 27, 2014 - Huffington Post

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The Problem With What Doctors Call Preterm Labor

First-time mom Jill Teeters did everything she was supposed to in order to have a healthy pregnancy. She ate well, took her vitamins and regularly saw her doctor. The weeks ticked by, and everything seemed to progress normally. Then one fall day, Teeters, who was 37 at the time, woke up feeling off -- a sense she chalked up to ...

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AUG 26, 2014 - Fox News

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AUG 27, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Study Suggests Reason Why Black Mothers Breastfeed Less Than White Moms

When it comes to breastfeeding, a persistent racial disparity exists: Black mothers have lower breastfeeding rates than white mothers. In 2010, 62 percent of American black babies were breastfed at birth, compared to 79 percent of white babies. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may provide some insight into a possible cause of this discrepancy. ...

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AUG 25, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Shows Parents' Strength Even When Life Throws A Curveball

When newlyweds Rob and Erin Marshall discovered that they were expecting their first child, they decided to make a time-lapse video of one-second clips from each day leading up to the birth. "We thought it would be priceless for our son to look back at this video and see how excited his family was for his arrival," Rob told The ...

Tags: Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Shows Parents' Strength Even When Life Throws A Curveball,  Infants Latest News

AUG 27, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Ebola-hit Liberia fires absentee ministers

Liberia's leader has sacked ministers and senior government officials who defied an order to return to the west African nation to lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak, her office said. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf had told overseas ministers to return within a week as part of a state-of-emergency announcement on August 6, warning that extraordinary measures were needed ...

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AUG 26, 2014 - New York Times

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Liberian Leader Reported to Fire Officials for Defying Ebola Order

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf had ordered cabinet ministers and senior officials to return home to help confront the outbreak.

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AUG 28, 2014 - Health Canal

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Rapid response teams halve hospital heart attack deaths

OPINION: Detecting and treating patients before they have a cardiac arrest isn’t rocket science, but it’s a life saver.

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AUG 28, 2014 - Health Canal

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From Nose to Knee: Engineered Cartilage Regenerates Joints

Human articular cartilage defects can be treated with nasal septum cells. Researchers at the University and the University Hospital of Basel report that cells taken from the nasal septum are able to adapt to the environment of the knee joint and can thus repair articular cartilage defects. The nasal cartilage cells' ability to self-renew and adapt to the joint environment ...

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AUG 26, 2014 - MedPage Today

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Stroke Rounds: Telestroke Delivers in Germany

(MedPage Today) -- A telestroke program in rural Bavaria cut door-to-needle times by half and the lag between symptom onset and first treatment by 20%, researchers said.

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AUG 24, 2014 - MedicineNet

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Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell

Title: Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle CellCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2014 5:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

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