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- Several US Colleges Screening Students From West Africa For Ebola College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
- Study: It's OK To Give Young Kids A Sip Of Your Beer A young child sipping their parents' alcoholic beverage is not an indicator of drinking problems later in life, say researchers.
- Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start Times Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
- Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.
- Report: Dogs Eating Dead Bodies Of Ebola Victims On Liberian Streets Dogs in one community in Liberia are reportedly eating the remains of dead Ebola victims lying on the streets.
- New Nail Polish Detects Presence of Date Rape Drugs in Drinks The future of preventing date rape may soon be at the tip of your finger—literally.
- At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.
- Study: Medical Marijuana May Reduce Painkiller-Related Deaths Medical marijuana use has cut overdoses on pain killers by 25 percent, says the study.
- Study: Parents Increasingly Unable To Identify Obesity In Their Own Children More than three-quarters of parents perceived their overweight children as “about the right weight,” according to a new study that reveals parents today are far less capable of realizing when their children are overweight or obese.
- Study: Finding Cure For Cancer May Be Impossible Cancer causing cells evolved along with human beings so the disease may never be eradicated.