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at 08:03 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

6 months into the Ebola outbreak, scientists say we're learning more about deadly virus

LONDON - Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. The first cases were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March 23 — before spreading to Sierra Leone, Liberia and elsewhere. Here's a look at what scientists have learned so far.


at 06:36 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

WHO predicts almost 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes in outbreak response

LONDON - New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up, according to an analysis published online Tuesday by the New England Journal of Medicine.


at 02:00 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

Livestrong CEO Doug Ulman leaving after 14 years to work for Ohio charity

AUSTIN, Texas - The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 million global brand before it was rocked by founder Lance Armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career.


at 22:50 on September 22, 2014, EDT.

Officials begin testing babies who may have been exposed to tuberculosis at Texas hospital

EL PASO, Texas - Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.


at 18:01 on September 22, 2014, EDT.

Enterovirus D68 often mild, but be alert for breathing troubles in kids: doctors

TORONTO - The cold-causing bug, enterovirus D68, that's been making some children severely ill across the U.S. and now in parts of Canada has been around for decades, but doctors acknowledge there may be something different about the strain circulating this year.


at 16:14 on September 22, 2014, EDT.

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for obese teens, study suggests

TORONTO - Obese teenagers seeking to trim body fat and slim their waistlines will yield greater health benefits by combining both heart-pumping and muscle-strengthening activities, a new Canadian study suggests.


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