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  • UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — A scientist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone began receiving treatment Wednesday in a Hamburg hospital after being flown overnight to Germany. The man, whose name and condition are being withheld for patient...

  • Sex educator's tips for parents on The Talk

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by a wall packed with slogans: RESIST HOMOPHOBIA. FIGHT SEXISM. ENJOY LIFE. What he doesn't do: pass around anatomy...

  • Vermont getting nearly $43K for bat research

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is getting a federal grant of nearly $43,000 to support bat research and monitoring related to white nose syndrome. The funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will support conservation and recovery of six cave...

  • Camden Diocese seeks to sell nursing homes

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Camden Diocese is seeking to sell its three nursing homes. The diocese says insufficient Medicaid reimbursements created a $6 million shortfall last year. In a statement, Bishop Dennis Sullivan says the current nursing-home model cannot be sustained. The...

  • Raccoon that attacked Connecticut woman had rabies

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut authorities say a raccoon has tested positive for rabies after attacking an 88-year-old woman who mistook it for her cat. Police say the raccoon attacked the woman at her Hamden home Sunday after following her cat inside the house when she opened a...

  • West Africans get creative with Ebola awareness

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A young man on camera names the person who's challenged him to dump the contents of a bucket over his head. But in a twist on the ice bucket challenge, this man is soon drenched in frothy, soapy water — part of a campaign to raise awareness about Ebola...

  • Midwest states share bat-disease funding

    Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Illinois and seven other Midwestern states will share more than $280,000 in federal money intended to help combat white-nose syndrome among bats. The service said in a news release Tuesday that the money will be divided...

  • Wildlife officials monitor disease found in snake

    Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) — State wildlife officials say an emerging snake disease similar to one that has killed millions of bats has been found in a wild Georgia snake. Officials from the Department of Natural Resources say an emaciated mud snake in Bulloch County tested positive for...

  • Japan sees 1st local dengue case in over 60 years

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese health authorities have reported the first locally transmitted case of dengue fever in the country in more than 60 years. The ministry said the case occurred in Saitama, a prefecture adjacent to Tokyo. Local media reports said the patient was a teen-aged girl who...

  • Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government is sounding the alarm about growing waistlines in a country where record food shortages are making it harder to put healthy meals on the table, prompting many people to fill up on empty calories. Authorities launched a public...

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