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HEALTHBEAT: US seeks to shore up world's blind spots in preparation for next disease outbreak

WASHINGTON - The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster....

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States tap into locavore movement to recruit hunters after decades of declining US numbers

MONTPELIER, Vt. - A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to...

Navajo Nation approves 2 per cent increase in sales tax for junk food sold on the reservation

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The sales tax on cookies, chips, sodas and other junk food sold on the country's ...

School kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" for unappealing school lunches on Twitter

WASHINGTON - School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the...

White House announces Morrison taking over as executive pastry chef; first woman in the role

WASHINGTON - For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House.

Boo hoo for Pooh: Honey-loving Winnie not sweet enough for Polish playground

Winnie the Pooh may be loved by children everywhere, but the willy nilly silly old bear stuffed...

Calgary provides braille plaques to help residents with vision loss sort garbage

CALGARY - Garbage day is becoming a little bit easier for Calgary residents with vision loss.



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