|7/28/2014 11:33:41 PM|| Quick, short runs pack health benefits US study AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Going out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long-distance jaunt when it comes to prolonging your life, said a study out Monday.
Running as little as five to 10 ...|
|7/28/2014 11:33:40 PM|| Ebola can spread like 'forest fire,' US warns AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities said Monday, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in ...|
|7/28/2014 1:33:35 PM|| Liberia closes borders as Ebola hits major west African cities AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced the closure of most of the Ebola-hit country's land borders after the deadly tropical virus spread to two of west Africa's ...|
|7/28/2014 11:33:54 AM|| Medical marijuana support high ahead of Florida vote AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Support for legalizing medical marijuana in Florida gathered steam ahead of a November referendum, with a poll out Monday showing 88 percent in favor of the measure.
Only 10 percent ...|
|7/28/2014 9:33:53 AM|| Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found.
The study discovered that a handshake ...|
|7/28/2014 7:33:40 AM|| Liberia closes borders and steps up Ebola screening AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced the closure of most of the Ebola-hit country's land borders, with stringent medical checks being stepped up at airports and major ...|
|7/28/2014 7:33:39 AM|| Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Japanese officials are handing out radiation-blocking iodine tablets to people living in the shadow of two nuclear reactors slated to restart this year, underscoring concerns about ...|
|7/28/2014 5:34:11 AM|| South Korea detects second foot-and-mouth case AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) South Korea on Monday reported its second case of foot-and-mouth disease in less than a week, triggering fearful memories of a devastating 2011 outbreak that forced the culling of ...|
|7/28/2014 3:35:18 AM|| Two Americans, Freetown resident latest Ebola victims AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Alarm soared in west Africa Monday over the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak yet, with an American doctor and a missionary contracting the disease in Liberia and the death of the first ...|
|7/27/2014 9:33:57 PM|| Hepatitis E found in donor blood call for EU screening AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver disease, said a study Monday that sparked a call for screening in Europe.