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Doctor’s Mishap Sheds Light on Ebola Vaccine’s Effects
New York Times - Health : March 5, 2015, 8:00 am
After he jabbed himself with a needle last year in an Ebola ward in Sierra Leone, Dr. Lewis Rubinson became the first person to receive an experimental vaccine.
Well: Think Like a Doctor: Thinner
New York Times - Health : March 5, 2015, 6:00 am
Can you figure out what is wrong with a 58-year-old woman with bad arthritis who develops a terrible wasting illness after what looked like a simple cold?
Well: The Firefighter Workout
New York Times - Health : March 5, 2015, 2:45 am
Four out of five firefighters nationwide are overweight or obese, and roughly half of all firefighters who die in the line of duty each year are killed by heart attacks. Now a group of firefighters is trying to change that with a fitness program called 555 Fitness.
More Children Eat Fruit in School, Study Shows
New York Times - Health : March 4, 2015, 12:41 pm
The study found that from the time new nutritional guidelines went into effect in 2012 through last year, the percentage of students choosing fruits increased to 66 percent from 54 percent.
Trickle of Liberian Children Returning to School Reflects Lingering Ebola Fears
New York Times - Health : March 4, 2015, 10:33 am
Ebola cases have receded into the single digits in Liberia, but fear of the virus and a depressed economy have dampened a back-to-school campaign.