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Giant birth control pills warn of Hagan challenger Thom #TooFarTillis

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Giant birth control pills warn of Hagan challenger Thom #TooFarTillis

http://twitter.com/#!/TheLadyAdvocate/status/520355383974842369 The outing Tuesday of “Mark Uterus,” super-feminist alter-ego of Colorado Democrat Mark Udall, was a huge hit. It was a great zinger directed at a man almost singularly focused on women’s issues, but feminists of course tried to spin it as a great compliment. Voters preparing for tonight’s debate between North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis […]

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Two Ebola-Infected Americans Coming To The U.S. For Treatment

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Two Ebola-Infected Americans Coming To The U.S. For Treatment

UPDATED: Dr. Kent Brantly has arrived in Atlanta’s Emory Universtiy Hospital. Nancy Writebol is expected there next week. The State Department is coordinating the patients’ evacuation from Liberia, where they contracted the disease. update On Saturday, Dr. Kent Brantly landed in Atlanta, Georgia, where he will receive treatment at the Emory University Hospital. View this […]

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He Ain’t Got No Worries: Obama Hugged And Kissed Atlanta Ebola Workers (Video)

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He Ain't Got No Worries: Obama Hugged And Kissed Atlanta Ebola Workers (Video)

President Obama is so confident in the strength of Ebola procedures enacted by his administration, he’ll kiss you to prove his point. In a press conference yesterday, Obama revealed he’d met with nurses from the medical team at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta last month. The team met the needs of three Ebola-infected Americans, catching […]

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‘Booties on the ground': Obama sending military to fight Ebola

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‘Booties on the ground': Obama sending military to fight Ebola

http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/511727039771340800 President Obama is assigning 3000 military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola outbreak.  The AP reports: The U.S. effort will include medics and corpsmen for treatment and training, engineers to help erect the treatment facilities and specialists in logistics to assist in patient transportation. Hopefully he remembered how to pronounce “corpsman” this […]

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The Inevitable ‘Sexy’ Ebola Containment Suit Costume Has Arrived (Photo)

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The Inevitable 'Sexy' Ebola Containment Suit Costume Has Arrived (Photo)

Ebola is the hot buzzword on everyone’s mind as Halloween approaches, meaning all of those people who pride themselves on their ability to come up with topical Halloween costumes are trying to figure out an original way to be cliché. There’s not normally a lot of crossover between the aforementioned group and the people who […]

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These Are The Worlds 8 Most Dangerous Pathogens

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These Are The Worlds 8 Most Dangerous Pathogens

The World Health Organization (WHO) last week convened a meeting of scientists from a range of fields including virology, microbiology and clinical medicine, with the aim of identifying five to ten emerging pathogens likely to cause serious outbreaks in the near future. As a result of the convention, which was held in Geneva, the group […]

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Why Do Bats Transmit So Many Diseases?

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Why Do Bats Transmit So Many Diseases?

Bats have a pretty bad reputation, which is not surprising considering the number of pathogens they carry that can infect humans. Rabies, Nipah, Hendra, Ebola and Marburg are all viruses carried by bats that can cause serious disease in humans. Marburg virus and some strains of Ebola virus can kill up to 80-90% of humans infected. […]

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