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New Novartis Drug Shows Striking Efficacy in Treating Heart Failure
New York Times - Health : August 30, 2014, 7:00 am
The drug reduced the risk of dying from cardiovascular causes and the risk of being hospitalized for worsening heart failure by about 20 percent in a large trial.
Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Outbreak
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2014, 8:58 am
Leadership and help from Western nations are needed to eradicate the virus in West Africa, said pioneers in the fights against smallpox, polio and other diseases.
Quarantine for Ebola Lifted in Liberia Slum
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2014, 8:06 am
The president of Liberia had rejected the advice of Ebola experts in quarantining the West Point neighborhood, a move that resulted in deadly clashes.
With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2014, 7:57 am
Traumatized by childhood incidents, Attis Clopton was deathly afraid of water, so he confronted his fear by enrolling in a program of swimming lessons.
Judge Rejects Texas Stricture on Abortions
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2014, 7:27 am
A federal judge in Austin, Tex., blocked a stringent new rule on Friday that would have forced more than half of the state’s remaining abortion clinics to close.