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Ebola Returns to Liberia

Health workers leave after they took a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in a area were a 17-year old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. 150 more words


Liberia investigating animal link after Ebola re-emerges


Liberia confirmed a third Ebola case on Thursday, nearly two months after it was declared Ebola free, and officials said they were investigating whether the disease had managed to lurk in animals before resurfacing. 677 more words

Daily News


He woke with a start. He blinked a few times trying to get the fog out of his eyes. Quickly his vision cleared and the bland grey walls of the room came into focus. 1,326 more words

Short Story

Dental Disease in Cats

Good dental health is important for your well-being, and it s very important for your cat s health, too. What is dental disease? It can be difficult to keep your cat s teeth clean, so dental health problems are very common. 136 more words

Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary

Fatal Fever, written by Gail Jarrow, reviewed  by Cheryl Coffin.

This book tells an enthralling tale of how Typhoid Fever was contained in the early 20th century, as a result of advances in  healthcare practices and a more complete understanding of this deadly disease and how it spread in cities and towns throughout America. 160 more words

Grade 10-12

The bees and the birds

We. Need. Bees.

Without them we’d have to hand pollinate everything. There are no bees in many parts of the world. Fewer flowers for them to feed on, less habitat for them to live in and pesticides are just a few reasons why bees are on the decline. 785 more words



Just think of the word for a few minutes.

You lose keys, money and pounds.

You also lose people.

People that you’ve never met but who you’ve empathized with because of their plight and people that you’ve loved for your entire life. 278 more words