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Nestle's next food frontier: Exercise in a bottle

The goal is to develop a nutritional product that mimics or enhances the effect of exercise.

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UK Ebola volunteers arrive in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The first wave of volunteers from Britain’s National Health Service arrived in Sierra Leone Saturday amid what the World Health Organization has described as an “intense” surge in cases.

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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

In this picture taken Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, an MSF Ebola heath worker is sprayed as he leaves the contaminated zone at the Ebola treatment centre in Gueckedou, Guinea. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to hav…

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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

Children out of school climb a wall to see a civilian helicopter land in Gueckedou, Ginea, Friday Nov. 21, 2014. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, from a vehicle traveling from Kankan prefecture …

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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, a woman runs through a village near Faranah, in Guinea. A coalition of companies and aid groups announced plans Tuesday to test experimental drugs and collect blood plasma from Ebola survivors to treat new victims of the disease in West Africa. (…

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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

CONAKRY, Guinea — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

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Report: Global obesity costs hits $2 trillion

LONDON — The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report.

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Was my mastectomy a betrayal of feminism?

When I signed up for surgery, it didn't seem like I had a whole lot of choice.

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Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Do that and we'll all promise not to panic about Ebola.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Thai chicken kabobs with brown rice

This spicy Thai treat is easy to make using a good quality Thai peanut sauce. My secret for cooking these kabobs is to leave about ¼ inch between the ingredients on kabob skewers. This gives the heat a chance to reach all around the food. If you have short skewers, use a few more.

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Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

 "Foreign and scary" five years in = Does Not Work.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made it go away.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Veal Roll-Ups with Parmesan Beans and Tomatoes

Veal rolls are a popular dish in Emilia-Romagna, a rich and fertile area of Northern Italy where veal is a specialty. Serve them with easy parmesan beans and tomatoes.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Steak dish shows off Korean flavors

Steak plays an important role in Korean cooking, unlike other Asian cuisines. Invading Mongols brought beef to Korea in the Middle Ages. Rice cooked with spinach and bean sprouts is another Korean staple. I have adapted these recipes to showcase the intriguing flavors of Korean cooking while…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 9

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 2

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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