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UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Poll Finds 40 Percent of American Adults Fear U.S. Ebola Outbreak US Health Official: Ebola Has ‘Upper Hand’ What if There Was an Ebola Case in Boston?

Why We All Need to Rise and Dine

This is the first part of a three-part, Back-To-School nutrition series. If your child wants to ace school, acing breakfast may help. Study: Kids’ Backpack Lunches Flunk the Nutrition Test The Best Back-to-School Plan for Teens: A Later Start Time 8 Tips to Improve Your Kid’s Diet

Poll Finds 40 Percent of American Adults Fear US Ebola Outbreak

A poll published today by Harvard School of Public Health found that four in 10 U.S. adults are concerned that there will be a large Ebola outbreak here. The higher a person’s education level, the less likely they were to worry US Health Official: Ebola Has 'Upper Hand' What if There Was an Ebola Case in Boston? Two Americans Who Had Ebola Released This Week From Emory Hospital

MD Mama: Back-to-School Plan for Teens? A Later Start Time

Anybody who has or knows a teeenager knows that getting them up early is a really bad idea. And yet, we get them up early for school all the time. Pediatricians are advocating against it. Doctors Need to do More to Encourage HPV Vaccine for Teens Teen Pregnancy Rates Hit Historic Lows Teens With Cancer Have a Prom to Remember

Can Medical Marijuana Reduce the Opioid Abuse Epidemic?

Research publised today found that states with medical marijuana laws before 2010 had a 24.8 percent reduction in annual opioid overdose deaths on average. But Massachusetts might be an outlier. Massachusetts Adds Drug Courts Amid Opiate Crisis Gov. Deval Patrick Unveils State Plan to Address Opioid Abuse The New Heroin User: White, Young, Suburban

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