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Three Afghan Military Officers Go Missing in US

Three Afghan military officers have gone missing while in the United States for a joint training exercise with the Massachusetts National Guard at Joint Base Cape Cod, the Pentagon said. They arrived in the country on Sept. 11, and were last seen Saturday night at the Cape Cod Mall. Massachusetts...

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Standing together on the National Mall, families unite for a cure for childhood cancer

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Hundreds of families packed the National Mall Sunday for CureFest for Childhood Cancer. Representing pediatric cancer research foundations from all over the country, they stood together united with the U.S. Capitol as their backdrop in hopes of one day finding a cure. Thirteen-year-old Gabi Shull’s world was turned upside down after she was diagnosed with bone cancer. “It was kinda shocking and scary at the same time,” she says. “I knew I had to get over it and get through it...

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Why We March

Climate activists filled the streets of New York City today for the People's Climate March. People came from across the country and around the world to support meaningful action on climate change just days before world leaders assemble for the UN ...

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33 Photos That Could Save Your Life

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. One in five Americans will be diagnosed with the disease in his or her lifetime. There are more new cases of skin cancer every year than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers comb...

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Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown

Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.

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RiseEarth : 17 Amazing Uses for Epsom Salt… Some You Won’t Believe

by The Alternative Daily Epsom salt, which is not really a salt at all but a mineral compound comprised of magnesium and sulfate, gets its named from a saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England. Epsom salt has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for a number of ailments, and also has many beauty, gardening and household uses. Both magnesium and sulfate are readily absorbed into the skin, which makes their health benefits readily accessible. Over 325 enzymes in the body are regulated by...

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Young Doctors OK With Obamacare While Older Docs Bristle

Though U.S. physicians continue to have issues with the Affordable Care Act, it appears to be a generational taste developing of the law making sweeping changes to their profession. More than half, or 50.8 percent, of doctors 46 years of age and older give the health law a “D” or “F” [...]

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Family Medicine - In Photos: What Does Your Doctor Make?

Both primary care and specialty care physicians reported that their compensation increased slightly in 2013. Primary care physicians reported $232,989 in median compensation, and specialists reported $402,233 in median compensation, as reported by MGMA (Medical Group Management Association). How much does your doctor make? Median compensation for Family Medicine doctors in 2013: $211,628

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