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Human Testing For Ebola Virus Vaccine

Posted On August 15, 2014

(Ames, IA) -- An Iowa drug company says it can begin further testing on a new vaccine for the Ebola virus. New Link Genetics in Ames says the vaccine has shown a 100-percent effectiveness in preventing the disease in primates. The Defense Department has approved human testing of the drug.

Pain Relievers Effective Against Breast Cancer Recurrence

Posted On August 14, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study says aspirin and ibuprofen can help prevent breast cancer recurrence. Researchers say that over-the-counter pain relievers are especially effective in reducing recurrences of breast cancer among overweight and obese post-menopausal women. The study was conducted by the University of Texas at Austin and is published in the latest edition of…

Ron Paul: Ebola Could Be Government Plan To Deceive Public

Posted On August 14, 2014

(Undated) -- Former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul says the threat of an Ebola outbreak could be a government plan to deceive the public. Paul says he doesn't think there will be what he called a "horrendous breakout of Ebola in this country" in the next year. Paul is a former physician. He practiced…

Williams’ Suicide Highlights Secrecy Of Mental Illness

Posted On August 14, 2014

(San Francisco, CA) -- Comedian Robin Williams' apparent suicide is highlighting the secrecy and stigma of mental illness. Laura Edwards lost her son to suicide and now runs a survivor outreach program for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She says many people think of depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental illnesses as nothing more…

Zuckerberg Dares Bill Gates In Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted On August 14, 2014

(Undated) -- One big tech name is challenging another to chill out for a good cause.   Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dared Gates, Steinberg and Hastings to take the ice bucket challenge after dousing himself yesterday. The challenge involves pouring a bucket of ice cold water on your head, and nominating three other people to…