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President names Ebola response coordinator

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A newly named Ebola response coordinator will oversee the federal response to Ebola and consolidate the U.S.’ efforts to fight the virus. Continue reading

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“Bigger than landing on the moon” – paralyzed man walks after new surgery

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A formerly paralyzed man is walking again, in the first-ever case of recovery from complete paralysis. Continue reading

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Government Backs TV Adverts To Promote Healthier Eating

In search for healthier food: scientists get more salt taste from less salt

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Researchers are finding new ways to trick the taste buds in order to produce healthier food. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak lesson plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

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Ebola outbreak: mission instructions and resources – digital student guide

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Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain the rapidly growing outbreak in Western Africa Background:…read more

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