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Shorter days naturally take a toll on mental health. Less Vitamin D, less fresh air (when it gets too cold), often less exercise, and, the old fallacy is sort of true: our moods can be tied to the weather. Don’t wait until January to make a resolution, make one right now to support your mental […]

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At the end of next week, we’ll hit the end of the 21 day incubation period for anyone in Dallas who may have been exposed to Ebola while America’s first Ebola patient (not including transferred doctors) was undiagnosed and running around vomiting. Let’s talk about America’s plan for Ebola. Our confidence largely hangs on our […]

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If you’ve been following news on the Ebola outbreak, you’ve probably heard about how locals went and “freed” the quarantined Ebola patients, which will probably lead to a new explosion of cases. If you haven’t been following, you should know it isn’t a pretty picture. There aren’t enough resources to really keep a tight quarantine. […]

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Hundreds more have come down with Ebola, and the disease is beginning to leapfrog to other countries as businessmen carry it home via airplane. Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country, now has a small but growing number of cases, and there may be one in Saudi Arabia (who doesn’t seem to have learned anything from MERS—they […]

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The World Health Organization has a “plan” for getting rid of TB. Part of it involves encouraging the development of new treatments, and part of it involves screening high risk groups: people with compromised immunity (like with HIV), impoverished areas (think the TB that started with the homeless in Florida), and immigrants. But encouragement doesn’t […]

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