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3 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Calories don't count: Low carb diet wins for weight loss in landmark study

After decades of handing out advice to reduce fat, count calories and eat carbohydrates such as whole grains, nutrition experts are reversing their weight loss and health recommendations.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition, Heart Disease, Health, Tufts University

14 hrs ago | Annals of Internal Medicine

Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets A Randomized Trial

Lydia A. Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH * ; Tian Hu, MD, MS * ; Kristi Reynolds, PhD; Lu Yao, MD, MS; Calynn Bunol, MS, RD, LDN; Yanxi Liu, MS; Chung-Shiuan Chen, MS; Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH; Paul K. Whelton, MD, MSc, MB; and Jiang He, MD, PhD From Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Kaiser Permanente ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Life, Food, Dieting

Mon Sep 01, 2014

HON

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study

For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition

Reuters

Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health

A low-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a low-fat diet, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Heart Disease, Health, Nutrition

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Cutting Back On Carbs, Not Fat, May Lead To More Weight Loss

There's new evidence reaffirming that eating foods with fat - everything from avocados and salmon to dairy fat - doesn't make us fat.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Baked Goods, Bread, Dieting

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KSL-TV

Kids song about alligator clue to Houma language

In a dead language on a tape 40 years old, Elvira Billiot sings a children's song about an alligator.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Golden Meadow, LA

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana campuses see food trucks

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Taco Churro's, a new food truck on LSU's campus, is set up near the Cox Communications Academic Center on Thursday, August 28, 2014.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Reliant adds two doctors to practice

Dr. Kristen Newsom and Dr. Diane Chen have joined Reliant Medical Group's Department of Family Practice and the Department of Occupational Medicine, respectively.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Brown University, Anesthesiology

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

WHO says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has now killed 1,229...

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

Yahoo!

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Tulane University receives occupancy certificate for Yulman Stadium

A week away from opening its doors to the public, Tulane University secured the much coveted occupancy certificate from the the city for Yulman Stadium, a university official said Friday.

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The Times-Picayune

Gretna resident works on flag that flew in Pearl Harbor

Gretna resident Patty Hoppe worked on a special project with an item of historical significance, the American flag that once flew over the USS New Orleans during Pearl Harbor.

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Related Topix: Gretna, LA, New Orleans, LA

WNYC-AM New York

Wanted: A Few Brave Men Willing to Teach Pre-K

Glenn Peters knew he would be in the minority when he started training to teach pre-kindergarten as part of New York City's big expansion.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NOLA.com

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, St. Bernard looking to grow population, tax base

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina , St. Bernard Parish officials are looking for a way to pay for public services in the long run without making life in the parish so expensive that it pushes residents away.

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Related Topix: St. Bernard, LA, Chalmette, LA

The Navajo Times

Kids song about alligator clue to Houma language

Last year, a great-granddaughter Elvira Billiot never met heard ``Chan-Chuba'' for the first time and felt an immediate connection to the ghostly voice and her people.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Golden Meadow, LA

Pocono Record

Cardelle named dean of college of health sciences at ESU -

East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. announced the appointment of Alberto Jose Frick Cardelle, Ph.D., as dean of the college of health sciences effective Aug. 9. Cardelle has been serving in this capacity on an interim basis since July 2013, and has been a member of ESU's campus community for 15 years.

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Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Temple University, University of Miami, Boston University

NOLA.com

Q&A with Tulane researcher on front line of Ebola outbreak

Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital Lassa fever laboratory, diagnosed the first case of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Harvard University, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Morning Call

Will proposed natural gas pipeline lower natural gas prices in the Valley?

Public Utility Commission records show Lehigh Valley customers of UGI Gas have seen their gas bills decline in recent years as Marcellus Shale production has increased.

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Related Topix: Northampton County, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Bethlehem, PA

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