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Jul 05, 2015 01:45AM

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Jul 05, 2015 01:45AM

Suspected Congo Ebola victims test negative for the virus

A health worker sprays a colleague with disinfectant during a training session for Congolese health workers to deal with Ebola virus in KinshasaSix hunters in the Democratic Republic of Congo who fell sick and were suspected to have Ebola have tested negative for the virus, the health minister said on Saturday. The government and World Health Organization investigated a possible outbreak about 270 km (170 miles) northeast of the capital when the hunters developed Ebola-like symptoms after eating an antelope that appeared to be sick when they killed it. "All of the samples are negative ... There is not an Ebola epidemic," Health Minister Felix Kabange said in an interview on state-run television.


Jul 04, 2015 10:01AM

Boom starts Tour despite low cortisol levels

Astana rider Nibali of Italy cycles with team mate Dutch rider Boom during a training session in UtrechtBy Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - Dutchman Lars Boom started the Tour de France on Saturday despite showing low levels of cortisol in a test on the eve of the race. Boom had an outside chance of victory in Saturday's 13.8-km time trial but eventually finished 23rd, 44 seconds behind winner Rohan Dennis of Australia. "I did not have the best preparation," Astana rider Boom told reporters.


Jul 04, 2015 09:58AM

Cycling-Boom starts Tour despite low cortisol levels

(Writes through) By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands, July 4 (Reuters) - Dutchman Lars Boom started the Tour de France on Saturday despite showing low levels of cortisol in a test on the eve of the race. Boom had an outside chance of victory in Saturday's 13.8-km time trial but eventually finished 23rd, 44 seconds behind winner Rohan Dennis of Australia. "I did not have the best preparation," Astana rider Boom told reporters.

Jul 04, 2015 05:42AM

Kenya's main port sacks 27 strike leaders as losses hit $2 mln

By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA (Reuters) - East Africa's biggest port in the Kenyan city of Mombasa said on Saturday it had dismissed 27 workers it believed were behind a strike this week that paralysed operations for two days and cost the port at least $2 million. Over 2,000 workers went on strike on Wednesday and Thursday in protest against higher deductions for the government's national health insurance scheme, prompting port management to threaten to fire them, having advertised their positions. The work stoppage has disrupted business at the biggest port in the region, which handles imports such as fuel for Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Somalia.

Jul 04, 2015 05:16AM

Boom to start Tour despite low cortisol levels

Astana rider Nibali of Italy cycles with team mate Dutch rider Boom during a training session in UtrechtBy Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - Dutchman Lars Boom will start Saturday's first stage of the Tour de France despite showing low levels of cortisol in a test on the eve of the race, his Astana team manager said. "Boom will take the start," Alexander Vinokourov told reporters. Astana, the team of defending Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali, are members of the MPCC (Movement for Credible Cycling) that applies stricter rules than the International Cycling Union (UCI) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).


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CNN: Health
Jul 03, 2015 11:30AM

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Jul 03, 2015 05:54AM

Best sunscreens of 2015

Keep yourself safe this summer with our tips.

Jul 03, 2015 05:54AM

Avoiding pool bacteria

From bacteria in the pool to sunburns, we've got you covered.

Jul 02, 2015 06:12AM

Fireworks safety 101

With high temperatures, wicked weather and wildfires across the country, there are more warnings than usual posted about fireworks safety. In addition to harming themselves, people are also in danger of lighting up their entire neighborhoods -- unless you're in one of the cities getting pounded with rain.

Jul 02, 2015 12:00PM

What to do when lightning strikes

Jul 03, 2015 05:42AM

Don't fear shark attacks

The headlines lately have screamed terrifying news about vicious shark attacks.

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