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13 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Activists oppose oil firm's breast cancer donation

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Activists are protesting an oil and gas firm's $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group. The activists say the Susan G. Komen organization should refuse the donation from Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. The check presentation will take place Sunday before the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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14 HOURS AGO - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Haverford gets record gift from an alum the college helped save

Howard Lutnick lost his mother to cancer when he was a high school junior. And one week into his freshman year at Haverford College, his father died, too - the result of a tragic medical mistake.

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OCT 18, 2014 - Boston Globe

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Free Marijuana for the Poor?

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, are required to donate at least 2 percent of their cannabis to low-income residents with medical marijuana cards. Will the new law improve health care for poor people or lead to abuse?

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OCT 16, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Now We Know What Killed The Ancient 'Ice Princess,' And Why She Had That Marijuana

Did a dying Siberian maiden who lived 2,500 years ago self-medicate with marijuana? New research by Russian scientists shows that's a likely possibility. The mummified body of the Siberian "ice princess" -- so well preserved that tattoos on her skin were still visible when she was found -- was unearthed in an icy plateau in eastern Russia's Altai Mountains back ...

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19 MINS AGO - Seattle Times

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Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern

The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.

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2 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a "frenzy of disorganization." Kaci Hickox, who arrived at Newark airport ...

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OCT 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Darrell Issa: What We Don't Know Could Kill Us

WASHINGTON -- At a Congressional hearing to evaluate America's response to the Ebola outbreak, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) eschewed the calm approach, suggesting U.S. medical officials are flailing in the dark and that their ignorance could prove deadly. Issa started by pointing out the flaws of the response so far, which has seen two nurses become infected ...

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OCT 23, 2014 - New York Times

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Scientists Consider Repurposing Robots for Ebola

A problem is that mobile robots now lack the human levels of dexterity required in medicine and health care.

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OCT 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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7 Movies That Prove Our Technology Addiction Is Out Of Control

With "Men Women & Children" in theaters this month, it's safe to say that technology dependence -- and the problems it comes with -- has become its own subgenre in film; no longer is it just cliched sci-fi movies where robots destroy their human creators. Now, as shown in Jason Reitman's latest film, it's simply our own personal use with ...

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OCT 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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World bank chief says 'we are losing the battle' against Ebola

Paris (AFP) - World bank chief Jim Yong Kim said Friday that the world was "losing the battle" against the Ebola virus because of a lack of international solidarity.

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OCT 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Ebola must be stopped at source, not via travel bans: World Bank's Kim

By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Closing national borders to people from countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak is "not an effective strategy" for stopping the deadly disease, the president of the World Bank said on Thursday. There is only one way to end the Ebola crisis, which is to stop the spread of disease in the three worst-hit ...

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