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  • Apps put fitness fans through short, sharp workouts

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Fitness buffs who can't make it to the gym but still want to exercise can turn to apps for a short, intense workout when they are pressed for time. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recommend that adults do at least 150 minutes...
  • Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say

    Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say
    When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate. Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation...
  • Medical pot shops are coming! Take a chill pill, folks.

     
    Friday's print column You’d think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov....
  • Ebola: a Q&A

    Q. Where did Ebola come from? A. The virus first appeared in 1976 in two outbreaks, one in a village near the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Fruit bats are considered the likely host of the virus. Infection occurs among several animals,...
  • Emirates Airlines suspends flights to Guinea after Ebola outbreak

    Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has suspended service to Conakry, Guinea, citing the outbreak of the Ebola virus in the West African country. Emirates is the first major international carrier to halt service in response to the outbreak. Several carriers...
  • Second American with Ebola to return to U.S

    The second American aid worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa was expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday in serious condition, while a New York hospital on Monday was reportedly testing a man with symptoms of the deadly disease....
  • Gwynn's death has major leaguers kicking the chew habit

    Gwynn's death has major leaguers kicking the chew habit
    A year into his major league career Lance Lynn stood at a crossroad in his life. He was a daily user of smokeless tobacco dating back to his minor league days, when a dip became an antidote to the off-day boredom faced by starting pitchers, a tasty...
  • Ebola patient got experimental serum, missionary group says

    Kent Brantly, an American doctor who contracted Ebola in West Africa while caring for victims of the disease, received an experimental serum before leaving Liberia for the U.S., the organization he works for said Sunday. Samaritan's Purse said in a...
  • American missionary battling Ebola to arrive in U.S. on Tuesday

    As a deadly Ebola virus outbreak produced more victims in West Africa, an American missionary stricken with the disease was expected to arrive in the United States on Tuesday to join a U.S. doctor receiving treatment at Emory University Hospital in...
  • Use of experimental Ebola drug raises red flags among medical experts

    Two American aid workers were gravely ill, fighting to survive infection with the deadly Ebola virus. A San Diego drug company had three doses of an experimental Ebola medicine that showed promise in monkeys but had never been tested in humans....
  • Second American Ebola patient wheeled into Atlanta hospital for treatment

    Second American Ebola patient wheeled into Atlanta hospital for treatment
    An American missionary stricken with Ebola in West Africa wore a protective white suit on Tuesday as she was wheeled on a stretcher into the Atlanta hospital where doctors will try to save her and a fellow aid worker from the deadly virus. Nancy...