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Arkansas drops 4,100 more from Medicaid over work rule

Arkansas has nearly doubled the number of people removed from its expanded Medicaid program over a new work requirement that's the subject of a federal lawsuit

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Children in Ebola-Affected DRC Return to School

The U.N. children's fund reports the vast majority of children living in Ebola-affected areas of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have returned to school where they are taught ways to avoid infection. School began one month ago in Democratic Republic of Congo. The U.N. children's fund says efforts to get children to return to school in ...

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Battles Over Safe Ebola Burials Complicate Work in DRC

A runaway hearse carrying an Ebola victim has become the latest example of sometimes violent community resistance complicating efforts to contain a ...

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Battles over safe Ebola burials complicate work in Congo

Battles over safe Ebola burials complicate work in Congo; the case of the runaway hearse

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Battles over safe Ebola burials complicate work in Congo

Battles over safe Ebola burials complicate work in Congo; the case of the runaway hearse

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Battles over safe Ebola burials complicate work in Congo

Battles over safe Ebola burials complicate work in Congo; the case of the runaway hearse

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UN Worker Among Sharp Increase in DRC's Ebola Caseload     

A U.N. employee in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the first such incident during the current outbreak, according to the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission. "I am writing today to inform you that my ...

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C-section rates have skyrocketed worldwide

The number of women delivering babies via cesarean section​ has nearly doubled since 2000, a new study shows

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Congo reports 5 new Ebola deaths; UN worker is infected

Congo reports 5 new Ebola deaths; UN peacekeeping mission staffer is infected

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Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo at risk of spiralling out of control

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: health ...

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Ebola outbreak could spiral out of control as health workers deal with armed insurgents, hostile locals

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: health ...

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Doctors Warn of Global C-Section ‘Epidemic’

Worldwide cesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached “epidemic” proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday, highlighting a huge gap in childbirth care between rich and poor mothers. They said millions of women ...

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C-section deliveries nearly doubled worldwide since 2000, study finds

No matter where a family lives, welcoming a baby into the world can be a joyous occasion -- yet how a woman experiences birth varies drastically from country to country.

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Rate of new Ebola cases has doubled since September

The International Rescue Committee said it was "alarmed" that there were 33 new cases between Oct. 1 and Tuesday, versus 41 cases during all of September.

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Rate of New Ebola Cases in DRC Has Doubled Since September

Health officials say the rate of new Ebola cases has more than doubled since September after rebel violence in northeastern Congo caused response efforts to be briefly suspended.   In a statement on Thursday, the International Rescue Committee ...

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Telescope spots 20 new fast radio bursts

With the help of Western Australia's CSIRO radio telescope array, astronomers have nearly doubled the number of documented fast radio bursts.

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DNA vaccine shows promising, long-term results against Ebola virus

A synthetic DNA vaccine is showing immediate and long-term promising results against the Ebola virus in preclinical animal research.

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Ebola continues to ravage northeastern Congo

Ebola virus disease has sickened 188 people and killed 118 in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern region, the World Health Organization reported Monday.

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Ireland Boosts Budget Spending as Brexit Looms

Ireland's finance minister boosted budget day spending for the second year in a row as the government warned of economic "carnage" if neighboring Britain crashes out of the European Union without a divorce deal. Having already pre-committed 2.6 billion euros ($2.99 billion) on increased public sector and planned infrastructure spending for next ...

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Facebook Seeing Growth in Business Network Workplace

Facebook on Tuesday hosted its first global summit spotlighting a growing Workplace platform launched two years ago as a private social network for businesses. While Facebook would not disclose exact figures, it said Workplace – a rival to collaboration services like Slack, Salesforce, and Microsoft – has been a hit and that ranks of users have ...

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5 new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo

The Congolese health ministry on has reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east ...

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Nepal says its tiger population has almost doubled from 2009

Nepal says it has been successful in almost doubling the tiger population in less than a decade

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Eek! Non-native venomous spider found living in Oregon

The types of venomous spiders residing in Oregon have doubled.

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Eek! Non-native venomous spider found living in Oregon

The types of venomous spiders residing in Oregon have doubled.

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Congo's conflict makes fighting Ebola, sexual violence risky

Nobel prize for Congo surgeon exposes deadly threat to health workers while Ebola spreads

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Congo's conflict makes fighting Ebola, sexual violence risky

Nobel prize for Congo surgeon exposes deadly threat to health workers while Ebola spreads

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New Drugs Join Fight Against Ebola

Four more cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two days. And the World Health Organization says officials are now concerned the virus will spread beyond the DRC. The total number of cases is now 165, with ...

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