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Don’t Drink the Pool Water

As children spend summer days frolicking in the pool, experts have a new warning for parents: chlorinated water could be potentially dangerous for kids. It’s practically inevitable that a child will consume pool water while they’re splashing away, and some may even take a drink, despite warnings from mom or dad. However, swallowing too much pool water can eventually lead … [Read More...]

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Doctor with Ebola in Liberia is stable

An American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has contracted the disease, multiple U.S. media reports say. Dr. Kent Brantly has been working in Liberia to stop the Ebola outbreak, as part of the Christian humanitarian group called Samaritan’s Purse. Representative Melissa Strickland said that the 33-year-old doctor began to feel ill and notice […]

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NASA Tests Saucer-shaped Spacecraft for Mars Use

NASA conducted what was deemed a successful trial of landing apparatus and a saucer-shaped spacecraft as part of preparation for future missions to Mars Saturday in Hawaii, despite the failure of the new supersonic parachute. More details on the trial, which NASA said will actually provide more information because of the failure, will be released […]

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Potential Outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria

The now almost six month long outbreak of Ebola that has tormented several countries in western Africa has now appeared to have potentially spread to Nigeria. Health officials from the State Health Ministry announced today that a man who had traveled to the Nigerian capital city of Lagos might be suffering from the Ebola virus. […]

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Dentists extract 232 teeth from Indian teen’s mouth

In a rare dental case, a team of doctors, led by Dr Sunanda Dhiware, at state-run JJ Hospital had extracted 232 tiny pearl-like teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour surgery recently. The doctors said they gave up after counting 232 teeth and focussed on removing them. Later, Dr Dhiware, who […]

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Possible Contamination Leads to Large Fruit Recall

A voluntary recall of fruit shipped to Trader Joes and Costco by a California packing company is linked to contamination concerns. While no definite cases have been reported at this time, the fruit is thought to be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes. Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and plutos. These fruits were […]