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Mosquitoes With West Nile Found in South Boston

The Boston Public Health Commission announced today that a mosquito pool in South Boston tested positive for the West Nile virus on August 19. Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile Found in Roxbury Spray This, Not That! FAQs on Kids’ Bug Spray 4 Simple Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Two Americans Who Had Ebola Released This Week From Emory Hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly was released today from Emory Hospital in Atlanta, where he was recovering for the past three weeks from the deadlly Ebola virus. Nancy Writebol, the second American who contracted the virus while caring for patients, was released on Tuesday What if There Was an Ebola Case in Boston? Ebola Fight Grows Harder as Doctors Retreat Drug Used for Ebola-Related Virus Shows Promise

Ladies: It’s Time to Cut Back on Instant Noodles

Although Asian countries have lower obesity rates than the United States, it’s not because of their instant noodle habits. In fact, women everywhere should probably start cutting back. Where Sodium Sneaks Up on You Slurping Culture: Instant Noodles From Around the World Reactions in Asia to Instant Noodle Study

What if Ebola Made it to Boston?

Boston public health officials at a briefing Wednesday morning began to outline plans for the “very low” likelihood that the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) would make it to Massachusetts. Ebola Fight Grows Harder as Doctors Retreat US Doctor With Ebola Says He’s Recovering UN Urges Exit Screening for Ebola at Some Airports

Run Bloody, Muddy, and Wild: Quirky Runs Coming Soon Near Boston

Whether you’re looking for mud, tutus, beer, zombies, or wild animals, these quirky and fun races coming soon are sure to motivate you to get off the couch and into your running shoes. 39 Thoughts Every Runner Has When Running Top Five Mistakes Runners Make 5 Exercises to Prevent Lower Back Pain

A Series of Icy Baths Goes Viral for Charity

Pete Frates can no longer speak. But in the past two and a half weeks, a video posted on Facebook by the 29-year-old former college baseball player has inspired everyone from Bill Gates and LeBron James to Chris Christie and Taylor Swift to dump a bucket of ice on their heads and speak out for his cause. Know Who Really Needs to Chill? Anyone Who Has Grown Cynical of the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge Ethel Kennedy Nominates President Obama for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Take The Ice-Bucket Challenge And Raise Awareness For ALS

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