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Dog of Ebola-Infected Nurse Tests Negative for Deadly Virus

Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center(DALLAS) -- The dog of an Ebola-infected nurse has tested negative for the deadly virus.Bentley has been quarantined after its owner, Nina Pham, was diagnosed with Ebola earlier this month.According to a statement from Dallas City Hall, the dog was tested Monday and will be tested again while he remains in quarantine for 21 days, similar to how humans are quarantined for the duration of a possible Ebola incubation.Pham was diagnosed on Oct. 12.The dog has been...
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Ashoka Mukpo Says He Owes Hospital a ‘Debt He Can Never Repay’

Ashoka Mukpo(OMAHA, Neb.) -- Ashoka Mukpo, the freelance American journalist who caught Ebola and was discharged from Nebraska Medical Center on Wednesday, said he owes the hospital staff "a debt he can never repay."Mukpo, 33, a cameraman covering the Ebola outbreak in West Africa for NBC News, Vice and others, contracted the deadly virus. He was flown to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment in its isolation unit on Oct. 6."After end weeks where it was unclear whether I would survive, I’m walking out of the hospital...
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People with Kids Laugh, Smile and Are Stressed

Goodshoot/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- What’s the matter with kids today? Not a lot, according to most adults who have youngsters running around the house although they'll admit that the responsibility of being a parent is also a strain.A survey of more than 131,000 adults by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that 84.1 percent of parents with children under 18 -- about 36,000 of those interviewed -- said they smiled or laughed a lot on a daily basis.Meanwhile, 79.6 percent of survey respondents with no kids in the...
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New Sex Education Program Reduces Middle School Sex

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Get Real is an experimental sex education program used in a limited number of U.S. middle schools that seems to have been effective in getting some youngsters to put off having sex by the time they graduate the eighth grade.Planned Parenthood, in partnership with the Wellesley Centers for Women, says that Get Real involves regular sex education in conjunction with students discussing classroom work with their parents after school.After evaluating 24 schools in the Boston area over three years, it turned out that...
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