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Bat soup blamed as deadly Ebola virus spreads

Posted: 03/27/2014 - To combat the spread of this deadly disease, Guinean officials have taken the unusual step of banning the consumption of bat soup, grilled bat and other local delicacies.

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One in 25 patients gets infection in hospital

Updated: 03/27/2014 - About 1 in every 25 patients seeking treatment at hospitals acquired an infection there in 2011, according to a new study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Spanking triggers vicious cycle, study finds

Posted: 03/25/2014 - Parents who spank unruly children may not know it, but they are participating in a vicious cycle that will lead to both more spankings and more misbehavior in coming years, a new study suggests.

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What dance moves are most attractive to women?

Posted: 03/25/2014 - A group of evolutionary biologists have figured how exactly which dance movement catch a woman's eye, especially since "dancing ability, particularly that of men, may serve as a signal of male mate quality

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NFL hopes camp for moms will prevent concussions in kids

Posted: 03/24/2014 - The NFL Foundation announced Monday it is spending $45 million to support youth football and protect kids from concussions. Part of that involves getting them to tackle properly, and the league figures there's only one person most kids will listen to.

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When moms exercise, so do kids

Posted: 03/24/2014 - The less physically active a mother is, the more likely her child will be sedentary early in life, according to a new paper published March 24 in Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Minnesota company recalls several food products

Updated: 03/23/2014 - A Minnesota company is recalling some of its peanut butter, cheese, salsa and spreads that are distributed nationwide after authorities discovered some samples of the products contained listeria.

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Haslam's anti-meth bill advancing in Senate

Posted: 03/12/2014 - Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-meth proposal is advancing in the Senate, but it's unclear whether his administration will be able to muster the votes to have it clear a House subcommittee.

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