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Donations for Ebola Relief Efforts Are Slow to Take Off
New York Times - Health : October 20, 2014, 12:37 pm
Relief agencies are finding it difficult to raise money to combat Ebola and are increasingly relying on large gifts from people like Mark Zuckerberg.
W.H.O. Declares Nigeria Free of Ebola
New York Times - Health : October 20, 2014, 12:27 pm
The announcement called Nigeria’s effort a “spectacular success story” but warned that the country, Africa’s most populous, cannot relax its defenses.
Well: Hard Lesson in Sleep for Teenagers
New York Times - Health : October 20, 2014, 11:29 am
Adolescents who do not receive adequate rest have trouble keeping up in the classroom and are more vulnerable to other health problems. And catching up on sleep on the weekend won’t help.
The New Health Care: On an Antibiotic? You May Be Getting Only a False Sense of Security
New York Times - Health : October 20, 2014, 10:01 am
Prescribing drugs for conditions that they cannot actually cure isn’t just a benign gesture. It can cause real harm, in several ways.
Global Health: Steroids Are No Boon to World’s Poorer Women
New York Times - Health : October 20, 2014, 7:29 am
Giving steroids to women who are about to give birth prematurely may be useless or even dangerous in poor countries where most women give birth at home.