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Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice



Scientists say fistbump better than shake

Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found. The study...

US CEO of food group at heart of McDonald's food scandal to brief media

U. S. food group CEO to brief media as McDonald's feels pinch in China food scandal

Two Americans diognosed with Ebola in Liberia

BOONE, N. C. (AP) — A relief group official says two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an...

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.

US cleans up at home but sends dirty coal abroad

As the Obama administration weans the U. S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted...

Britain reopens way for fracking

The British government has reopened the way for energy firms to explore for shale gas, three years after seismic tremors led to the suspension of fracking.

Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes

Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to...

South Korea detects second foot-and-mouth case

South Korea on Monday reported its second case of foot‑and‑mouth disease in less than a week, triggering fearful memories of a devastating 2011...