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Obama To Speak At UN About Ebola Epidemic

Posted On September 25, 2014

(United Nations) -- President Obama will focus on the deadly Ebola epidemic when he speaks at the United Nations today. Global health experts expect the epidemic to continue spreading quickly in West Africa over the next few weeks. Obama is deploying roughly three-thousand U.S. troops to West Africa to help manage the crisis. He has…

U.S. Names Former Ambassador As Ebola Coordinator

Posted On September 25, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is tapping a former ambassador to India to serve as the U.S. Ebola coordinator. Ambassador Nancy Powell will be in charge of America's push to get more nations worldwide involved in bringing the spread of the deadly virus under control. President Obama recently called the Ebola outbreak in West…

Startling Study About Violence In Same-Sex Relationships

Posted On September 25, 2014

(New York, NY) -- A new study reveals startling information about domestic violence in same-sex relationships. When compared to hetorosexual relationships, the study claims domestic abuse happens just as much among same-sex couples, if not more. Based on about 30-thousand participants, anywhere between 25-percent and 75-percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual people are the victims…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Saturday

Posted On September 25, 2014

(Undated) -- If you have unused prescription drugs sitting around the house, you can get rid of them safely this weekend.   James Holmes is with the Phoenix, Arizona Police Department. He says there will be no questions asked on any prescription drugs that are given back on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. That's this…

More Babies Involved In TB Exposure, TX Hospital Apologizes

Posted On September 24, 2014

(El Paso, TX) -- A Texas hospital is apologizing for exposing hundreds of babies to tuberculosis. Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso says over 750 babies were exposed to TB because a nurse's assistant showed up to work with the disease. Providence CEO Eric Evans says he takes full ownership of what happened and is…