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Polio-Like Illness Baffles Doctors In California

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February 24, 2014
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A new virus is spreading in young children in California and its side effects are devastating. Researchers say it's similar to polio. Video provided by Newsy


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WHO Declares Polio 'Public Health Emergency'

WHO Declares Polio 'Public Health Emergency'

AFP (May 5, 2014) — The World Health Organization warned Monday that polio has reemerged as a public health emergency, after new cases of the crippling disease began surfacing and spreading across borders from countries like Syria and Pakistan. Duration: 00:44 Video provided by AFP
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The Rewilding of California Wolf Territory

The Rewilding of California Wolf Territory

FORA.tv (Dec. 18, 2014) — The Rewilding of California Wolf Territory California Academy of Sciences - California Academy of Sciences What would it be like to live in a world with no predators roaming our landscapes? Would their elimination bring about a pastoral, peaceful human civilization? Or in fact is their existence critical to our own, and do we need to be doing more to assure their health and the health of the landscapes they need to thrive? In this talk, Cristina Eisenberg delivers a compelling call for the necessity of top predators in large, undisturbed landscapes, and shows us how a continental-long corridor-a "carnivore way"-provides the room they need to roam and disperse. Along the way we will follow in the footsteps of six large carnivores-wolves, grizzly bears, lynx, jaguars, wolverines, and cougars-on a 7,500-mile wildlife corridor from Alaska to Mexico along the Rocky Mountains. Backed by robust science, Eisenberg shows how their well-being is a critical factor in sustaining healthy landscapes and how it is possible for humans and large carnivores to coexist peacefully and even to thrive. University students in natural resource science programs, resource managers, conservation organizations, and anyone curious about carnivore ecology and management in a changing world will find a thoughtful guide to large carnivore conservation that dispels long-held myths about their ecology and contributions to healthy, resilient landscapes. Video provided by FORA.tv
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WHO Says Polio Now Worldwide Health Emergency

WHO Says Polio Now Worldwide Health Emergency

Newsy (May 5, 2014) — WHO reports the polio virus has re-emerged in 10 countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, calling for "extraordinary measures." Video provided by Newsy
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Cheaper Conception: Low Cost IVF Treatments

Cheaper Conception: Low Cost IVF Treatments

AP (Aug. 22, 2013) — A new fertility treatment developed by doctors in Belgium may reduce in vitro fertilization costs from thousands of dollars to less than $300. Although it may not work for everyone, doctors and patients are optimistic.
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