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A five-day course of the antiviral drug remdesivir sped recovery in moderately ill patients with pneumonia from Covid-19, drugmaker Gilead Sciences announced in a statement Monday.

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Five people, including a 15-year-old girl, have died of Ebola in a fresh outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations Children's Fund said Monday. Nine cases total have been reported, UNICEF said.

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As cities and social media explode with anger over the killing of yet another black man at the hands of police, worried parents struggle with how to protect their children from seeing the worst of the violence while simultaneously explaining the ravages of racism.

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I had planned to end my series on the difficult subject of death last week; however, after that article came out two people contacted me and mentioned how helpful this series had been. one person even ask me if I could put it in booklet form so it could be used to help people going through this difficult time. With that in mind, let me give you a parting thought on the subject.

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Sailors are thought to be superstitious warriors, from primeval times to the present. Depending on cultures and traditions or era in history, a redhead or woman aboard a ship is considered bad luck, as is sailing on Friday. Beautiful but dangerous sirens (sea nymphs, part woman, part bird or part fish) were rumored to be a sailor’s ultimate temptation.

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With hospitals around the country reporting a recent drop in the number of stroke cases arriving in their emergency rooms, some health experts suspect that fear of COVID-19 may be causing people to avoid going to the hospital and calling 911 for non-COVID related medical emergencies, like stroke.

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Prosciutto rolls are a fresh and fun start to a summery meal. The method to make them is inspired by Vietnamese spring rolls, which are packed with fresh herbs and crisp vegetables and wrapped in rice paper.

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Last weekend we gave one of our grandsons a Lego set for his birthday. It wasn’t an unusual present for our grandchildren who thoroughly enjoy putting together those building-block creations. However, this particular version was a little different. After constructing the object, you can download an app on your phone or tablet that enables you to scan the Lego creation to find hidden figures such as ghosts. I certainly don’t understand the technology behind it, but searching for those otherwise invisible entities adds another dimension to the whole Lego phenomenon, which some kids might find entertaining.

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Most days, Shannon Miller's two sons, ages 7 and 4, play outside on their cul-de-sac in a suburb of Dayton, Ohio. But as the hours pass, more kids meet up from all over the neighborhood, until there are a dozen of them. "It's almost like a block party," she said.

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The blooming and greening of spring is lovely, but you can’t eat it. The corn is ankle-high, the peaches leave a lot to the imagination, and many farmers and gardeners have barely planted out their tomatoes. But you can always eat Kale Potato Salad.

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Groups representing infectious disease doctors, pediatricians and general physicians all protested President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization on Friday, saying it will make it harder to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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If you’re craving Tex-Mex and want tons of flavor, you’ll enjoy this chicken dish. As initially written, the recipe provided for two servings. However, I used four chicken breasts, and there was sufficient marinade for the chicken.

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