Useless US Ebola hospitals set up in Liberia not used: Report
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The United States, in its efforts to combat the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, took many missteps such as building facilities during the last days of the waning outbreak, thus failing to achieve positive results, officials involved in the humanitarian …

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Hanson: Is the modern American university a failed state?
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Apprehensive professors are sometimes supposed to offer “trigger warnings” that assume students are delicate Victorians who cannot handle landmark authors such as Joseph Conrad or Mark Twain. “Safe spaces” are designated areas where traumatized …

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Mikode Worldwide Local Community Network Sites   » Do You Get IT?
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Mikode Worldwide Local Community Network Sites – Mikode is a worldwide local community network site with a built in social utility that connects people and their communities via their post/zip codes.

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The truth about the NRAs snub of Rand Paul
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Tackling America's police abuse epidemic …. Despite warnings about aligning himself with Brown and Rothfeld as he moved toward a presidential campaign, Paul showed up at an NAGR meeting earlier this year wearing a blue jacket emblazoned with the …

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Examining Tech Solutions To Natural Disasters
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Early warnings helped save scores of lives across the 80 low-lying islands, which have a population of roughly 260,000. It was difficult to gauge the … But digital techniques are increasingly proving instrumental in containing epidemics. Even in …

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Smoking and ocular complications
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Rules like comprehensive ban on the advertising of cigarettes and other tobacco-related products, health warnings on tobacco and cigarette packets, increasing taxes on tobacco products and making public places smoke-free can be implemented immediately …

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Volcanoes and climate
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… “Tambora”, Gillen D'Arcy Wood of the University of Illinois draws on the writings of James Jameson, a doctor in Calcutta, who held the lack of fresh water which followed the failure of the 1816 monsoon responsible for the cholera epidemic that …

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