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53 min ago | Daily Star


Dr Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were cleared to leave Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, after spending three weeks in an isolation unit.


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5 hrs ago | Shape

Your Brain On: Depression

The disorder that tragically claimed Robin Williams 's life has been around for millennia.


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9 hrs ago | Christian Newswire

Nancy Writebol, SIM Missionary Stricken with Ebola Virus, Declared...

She and Husband, David, Resting at Undisclosed Location NOTE: SIM USA will hold a press briefing at its headquarters at 14830 Choate Circle, Charlotte, N.C., today at 2 p.m. EDT.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Liberia, World News, Africa

12 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

5 things you need to know Thursday5 things you need to know...

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12 hrs ago | CBS News

This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 21, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly looks at supplies at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia in undated handout photograph courtesy of Samaritan's Purse At least one of two American Ebola patients treated in the U.S., Dr. Kent Brantly, is being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.


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14 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

5 Things You Need to Know this Thursday morning

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WITH TEMPS POSSIBLY REACHING 90: We begin the day with scattered showers around Indiana and it looks to be a pattern that we'll follow for a few days.


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14 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Valerie Rockey made the cut during Wednesday's episode of "So You Think You Can Dance."

Cheat Sheet: 2 Ebola patients' release, 'SYTYCD,' 'AGT' results Weather and news updates for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.


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15 hrs ago | WPXI

Emory University Hospital to announce release of American Ebola patients

Emory University Hospital will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon to talk about the release of both Ebola patients currently being treated at the hospital.


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15 hrs ago | KWTX

Texas Doctor With Ebola Will Be Released From Hospital

Emory University Hospital will hold a press conference at 10:00 a.m. today to talk about Dr. Brantly's release.


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15 hrs ago | CNN

Brantly's blood tests are negative

Dr. Kent Brantly , who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Ebola crisis provides glimpse into Samaritana s Purse, SIM

Samaritan's Purse and SIM USA were instrumental in the evacuation of two U.S. missionaries from West Africa.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


Cloud Partners Announces IBM's Lauri Saft as Keynote Speaker

Informa, one of the world's leading knowledge providers to individuals, businesses and organizations, is pleased to announce that Lauri Saft, director for IBM's Watson Ecosystem, will be a keynote at Cloud Partners , a Channel Partners event, Sept.


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Ebola Facility Doctor: Patient Rooms Receiving '20 Air Changes Per Hour'

When two Christian charity workers arrived in the United States from West Africa for treatment to combat Ebola, many wondered why that transfer was chosen--and why, specifically, Emory University in Atlanta had chosen to treat them.


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Using physics to design better drugs: Albert Einstein College of...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to renew a grant headed by Robert Callender, Ph.D. , professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Yeshiva University, Food and Drug Administration, University of Arizona

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to Open 2014-15 Season in September

Music Director Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will open the 2014-15 season on September 25, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. Additional performances will take place September 27, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. and September 28, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. These concerts will mark the beginning of the Orchestra's 70th season and the 14th year of artistic partnership ... (more)


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

The ethical dilemma of saving the American Ebola patients

It was with much fanfare that two American aid workers were airlifted from across the world and brought to Emory University Medical Center where they began experimental treatment for Ebola.


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PhysOrg Weblog

Doctors worldwide should stay current on developments in ongoing Ebola epidemic

Doctors in hospitals and emergency rooms around the world should be prepared to recognize Ebola virus infection and isolate patients if necessary, infectious disease specialists recommend.


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The Herald-Gazette

Farm Bureau agency manager Smith succumbs

Donia Smith, 63, died Aug. 17 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after a long battle with cancer.


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WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak

African nations hit hard by the Ebola outbreak should start screening all passengers leaving international airports, seaports and major ground crossings, the World Health Organization recommended Monday.


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ABC News

Ebola Patient Reunites with Husband Through Isolation Glass at Emory

Nancy Writebol, one of two American Ebola patients, was reunited with her husband Sunday, sharing a tender moment through the isolation glass at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.


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