11 Things That Happen If You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

We don’t have to tell you that you’re likely to feel pretty grumpy after a night of too little sleep.
But there are a handful of very real physical and mental health risks associated with chronic sleep deprivation, like slower reaction time, greater difficulty learning and…
11 Things That Happen If You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

Why There Should Be A Pen On Your Thanksgiving Table

Turkey, cranberry relish, stuffing and a pen. Just a few necessities that should grace your Thanksgiving table.
If one of these things doesn’t seem quite like the others, perhaps you need to spend a little time contemplating a gratitude practice. Guests of your dinner, you see,…
Why There Should Be A Pen On Your Thanksgiving Table

How to Save the Day and Avoid Dinnertime Drama

My kid was complaining about homework: “It’s haarrrddd.”
My husband had the vacuum going, a good thing to be sure, but a noisy one. And I was in the last 15 minutes of a deadline struggling to focus.
By the time I was done I felt on edge and irritable. I was tired of…
How to Save the Day and Avoid Dinnertime Drama

Declining loneliness among American teenagers

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There has been a growing concern that modern society is increasingly lonely. In 2006, a New York Times article “The Lonely American Just Got a Bit…
Declining loneliness among American teenagers

Italian doctor with Ebola returning for treatment

MILAN (AP) — The Italian health ministry says an Italian doctor working in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is being transferred to Rome for treatment.
The ministry said in a statement Monday that the doctor, who works for the non-governmental organization E…
Italian doctor with Ebola returning for treatment

BioMarin to buy Prosensa in $840 million deal

(Reuters) – BioMarin Pharmaceuticals Inc BMRN.O said it would buy Dutch drug developer Prosensa Holding NV RNA.O for about $840 million including milestone payments, aiming to add to its portfolio of drugs to treat rare diseases.
The acquisition will give BioMarin worldwide rights…
BioMarin to buy Prosensa in $840 million deal

"Avoid stigmatising Africa," musician says as West Africa Ebola song launched

By Misha Hussain
DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some of Africa’s top musicians launched on Monday an alternative Ebola appeal song to Band Aid’s new recording of “Do they know it’s Christmas’ with proceeds also going to fight the…
"Avoid stigmatising Africa," musician says as West Africa Ebola song launched

Liberia free of Ebola by Christmas, says president

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government’s goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25, a target some experts have described as highly ambitious.
“We’ve set a pretty tough t…
Liberia free of Ebola by Christmas, says president

Merck buys rights to NewLink’s experimental Ebola vaccine

(Reuters) – Merck Co Inc will buy worldwide commercial rights to NewLink Genetics Corp’s experimental Ebola vaccine.
Merck will have the right to research, develop, manufacture, and distribute the vaccine, rVSV-EBOV, as well as any follow-on products, the…
Merck buys rights to NewLink’s experimental Ebola vaccine

Indiana school honors Lauren Hill for cancer fight

Nov. 2, 2014: In this file photo, Mount St. Joseph’s Lauren Hill gives a thumbs-up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game against Hiram University at Xavier University in Cincinnati. (AP)
LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. –  College basketball player Lauren Hill’s I…
Indiana school honors Lauren Hill for cancer fight

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