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Conversations about the past are proving to help senior citizens remember the present. These conversations are also helping them fight depression and feel better about themselves. | Health Report
The World Health Organization says the deadly disease Ebola is spreading in West Africa. How would you protect yourself against a disease that kills most people it infects? | Health Report
New three-dimensional technology may help find more deadly tumors in breast tissue missed by standard two-dimensional technology. | Health Report
Not all drinking is harmless, social drinking. The World Health Organization warns that some dangerous trends in alcohol drinking around the world are killing people. Find out more. | Health Report
New treatment of a brain disease uses electricity. And researches say this could be the start of something beautiful. | Health Report
Studies show different findings on the dangers of concussions in sports. So, President Obama joins together health and sports leaders to discuss the issue. | Health Report
Growing evidence suggests that the effects of being bullied do not end with childhood. Poor health from being bullied may follow well into adulthood. | Health Report
A protein found in the blood of young mice reverses the effects of aging in older mice. Could this be the “fountain of youth” for mice and humans?
U.S. Poison Control Centers have seen a large increase in calls about e-cigarette poisoning, mostly of children | Health Report
The brains of men and women really are different. New research shows just how much different the wiring of our brains are. | Health report
Experts are watching a viral outbreak in the Middle East for signs that it could spread around the world. | Health Report
Only one percent of babies in the United States are born at home. However, interest in home deliveries is on the rise. In Los Angeles, California, for example, some women are choosing to use midwives instead of the usual hospital birth with a doctor.
Some herbs and spices are valued for their taste. They help to sharpen the taste of many foods. Others are chosen for their smell. Studies from universities found that they may be good for your health. | Science in The News
Today on the program, we tell you how many millions in China could be saved from smoking-related diseases. But first, we report on how to delay or prevent mental decline. | As It Is
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Many older adults do not have good quality of life. Also, health care law will affect U.S. elections | As It Is
The first case of Ebola virus was reported last month in Guinea’s southeastern forest area. The outbreak has caused widespread fear that the deadly virus will spread across borders. Also, experts suggest why the U.S. Congress gets so little work done | As It Is
Some Pakistanis need rain. Others use water and small machines to make electricity | As It Is
Today on the program, we report on how antibacterial soap manufacturers must prove their products are more effective than normal soap and water.
But first, researchers have developed a medical device which they say can find malaria infections in the human body. | As It Is
The Vietnamese media industry is changing as it faces growing competition from the Internet. One website has come up with a way to reach out to young people. It uses rap music to report the news. More
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said her country is closing most of its borders. The government has also banned public gatherings and demonstrations in an effort to stop the spread of the Ebola virus. More
President Barack Obama says the new actions are meant to increase pressure on those responsible for what he called Russia’s “illegal actions” in Ukraine. The measures are directed against Russia’s energy, arms and banking industries. More
Uranium now in a less-dangerous form that is more difficult to use for nuclear weapons; US to release billions in Iranian property More
An aid group reported this week that Ebola has infected a second American medical worker in Liberia. The American-based group, Samaritan’s Purse, has medical experts working in the country. More
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Congress had no power to ban slavery in the new territories. The 1857 decision involved a man named Dred Scott. More
People who support legalization of marijuana say some kinds of the plant offer extraordinary help for human health. For example, one kind of medical marijuana is reported to ease effects of epilepsy, a disease of the nervous system. More
Hundreds of newly-identified plants and animals in Southeast Asia are in danger. Poachers killed a famous elephants in Kenya. And scientists are working to save polar bears population in Alaska and the Bering Sea. More
Maryland’s so-called 'Ice Cream Trail' is 460 kilometers long. The state's agriculture secretary says itl brings valuable attention to the state’s dairy farms | American Mosaic More
Buchanan was the last president before the North and South divided into civil war. More