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With 500 new cases, biggest increase in Ebola since outbreak began. Senegal is major travel hub, usat.ly/1qLqMKu via @USATODAY
Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola usat.ly/1pcr4oB via @USATODAY
Ebola vaccine trial to begin next week at NIH with 20 healthy volunteers. More vaccine trials to come, usat.ly/1tOeiBW via @USATODAY
Horrible, but maybe not surprising. RT @USATODAY: Ebola outbreak could strike 20,000, WHO says. +1550 dead. usat.ly/YYlHUU
Overwhelmed hospital in Liberia can isolate Ebola patients, no time to even given IV treatments, usat.ly/1qLVkbg
CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposure usat.ly/VRGsj7 via @USATODAY
Let there be light! RT @USATODAY: Light can switch bad memories to good usat.ly/1qzk4XY
X Prize finalists design Trekkie-inspired health tools usat.ly/1zGPAV3 via @USATODAY
Global response to Ebola chaotic and inadequate, aid group says. With flights canceled, aid groups charter flights, usat.ly/1qi6iaV
US already spends $5 billion on homelessness. Could we help mentally ill & provide permanent housing for same money? usat.ly/1qLd5aI
Cost of Not Caring: "Folks out there think you can arrest the homeless issue away. And you can't." usat.ly/1pI8EBq
Houston program to help mentally ill cut rate of homelessness 57%, usat.ly/1zG4CdK
What happens to mentally ill who live on the street? Some are robbed, sexually assaulted, abused. This woman got help:usat.ly/1pHVMek
At least 1/5 of homeless ar mentally ill. Cost-effective solutions exist to help. Why don't we use them? usat.ly/1vSmMsp
In Houston, "housing navigators" help mentally ill/homeless people find places to live w/in average of 56 days, usat.ly/1AUAMo6
San Antonio shelter is "one stop shop" for those who are homeless, mentally ill, addicted, usat.ly/1phSfUM
The Cost of Not Caring for mentally ill homeless: "We clearly know what to do. We're just not doing enough of it." usat.ly/1zFcfB8
"People like me, with mental illness, we're not a lost cause." Moving video of formerly homeless/addicted woman, usat.ly/1pHlfom
The Cost of Not Caring: Thousands of mentall ill are homeless, even though programs exist to provide housing, usat.ly/1tciY75
Consumer Reports to pregnant women: Avoid tuna usat.ly/1wCFfgu via @USATODAY
Study: Parental incarceration may be worse than divorce usat.ly/VM048x via @USATODAY
Study turns tables on value of breakfast, weight loss: Eating early meal made no difference to weight loss, usat.ly/1qpmOa8
Ebola has killed half of 240 health workers infected, WHO says usat.ly/1onhcIl via @USATODAY
WHO calls for e-cigarette restrictions, banning sale in minors, until proof of safety available. usat.ly/1p70Tj5
Study: Medical pot might reduce opioid drug overdose deaths from oxycontin, Vicodin, etc. usat.ly/1wteonf via @USATODAY
Prominent Liberian doctor given scarce Ebola drug has died. Still no way to know if Zmapp working, usat.ly/1txchep via @USATODAY
What your doctor wishes you would ask about sex usat.ly/1pYKqmg via @USATODAY
Authors debunk '4th-grade' sex myths. How many did you fall for? usat.ly/1vfpPgI via @USATODAY"
VA touts progress on suicides; data tell another story usat.ly/1tM7fsF #mentalhealth #depression
WHO: Ebola outbreak in Africa likely underestimated usat.ly/1p97RtS via @USATODAY
Docs urge delayed school start times for teens. Strong reporting on health benefits to letting kids sleep, usat.ly/YV0Hyo
Docs urge delayed school start times for teens. Strong reporting on health benefits to letting kids sleep, usat.ly/1vFKM1C
Great column. "Catcalling means a stranger values you so little he doesn't care if he makes you feel threatened." usat.ly/1zcngtp
Beyond the ice bucket: Activist Barbara Brenner sought to preserve her voice, even as ALS stole ability to speak. usat.ly/YIKVqp
Suspected Ebola patient negative for deadly disease usat.ly/1AEajLr via @USATODAY
Narcotic pain pills to face tougher regulations usat.ly/1s6vf8B via @USATODAY
Quiz: What grade would you really get in Sex Ed? Based on new book from @rachelvreeman & @aaron_carroll, usat.ly/VIzNYk
The legacy of photojournalist James Foley: An underpaid freelancer stepped in when big media companies pulled back, usat.ly/YEK4ad
New restrictions on hydrocodone (Vicodin) to take effect usat.ly/YEACn8 via @USATODAY
2 of 3 Liberian health workers "improve dramatically" after getting experiement Zmapp drug for Ebola, WHO says, usat.ly/1tlbDjY
Brantly: "Encourage those in positions of leadership ..2 do everything possible to bring this...outbreak to an end." usat.ly/1oV8dEc
U.S. Ebola patients discharged; pose no public risk usat.ly/1tuv7kg via @USATODAY
Franklin Graham: Saving Ebola doctor no ethical dilemma usat.ly/1mpfdno via @USATODAY
NIH's Tony Fauci says it's not possible to know if Zmapp helped two aid workers survive. Both to be discharged today. usat.ly/1wcujWI
Poverty, legacy of conflict set stage for Ebola epidemic, WHO says, as +1300 die from virus, usat.ly/1ogkzRp
Two U.S. Ebola patients to be discharged from Atlanta hospital today. usat.ly/1lj3StU via @USATODAY
Poverty, legacy of war driving Ebola epidemic in West Africa, WHO chief says, usat.ly/1pLXLht
No end in sight to Ebola outbreak, official says, as +2,400 infected. Poverty at root of epidemic, usat.ly/1z2DOnz
Teen births: Most are in the South and Southwest usat.ly/1qr8NVD via @USATODAY
Drug found effective against virus similar to Ebola usat.ly/1sVs0oO via @USATODAY