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On the Calendar:  Thursday, 3/5/2015 11:00 AM
~Red Beans & Blues Brunch~: DUE TO WEATHER: This event has been moved back to March 5. Join the Union Arts Council and the Union Parish Library as we host a Red Beans and Blues Brunch with local blues artist Slim Finley. Calendar

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Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Plans to Sue

The 26-year-old nurse says she has nightmares, body aches and insomnia as a result of contracting the disease.






Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:54:37 GMT
Sierra Leone VP Places Himself in Ebola Quarantine

Sam-Sumana is in a 21-day quarantine after one of his bodyguards died of Ebola amid a worrying surge in new infections in the West African nation.






Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:03:15 GMT
Ebola Survivor Donating Plasma

Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol and her husband David are two volunteers helping to test an experimental vaccine against the deadly virus.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:20:40 GMT
Ebola Survivor Nancy Writebol Returning to Liberia

Nancy and David Writebol are headed back to Liberia Sunday, eight months after she became the second American infected with the Ebola virus.

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:41:00 GMT
Ebola Victim Returns to Liberia, Aids Research

Nancy and David Writebol are headed back to Liberia Sunday, eight months after she became the second American infected with the Ebola virus.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:41:00 GMT
Parents' Bucks - Not Marriage - Impact Kids' Well-Being

Which matters more to a child's future: living in a traditional family or financial security? The short answer: money, a new analysis concludes.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:57:30 GMT
Wife of Ebola Survivor Donates Plasma

Nancy Writebol, the wife of David Writebol, an American who was infected with Ebola in Africa, talks with NBC News' Maggie Fox about why she is donating plasma.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:20:29 GMT
New HPV Vaccine Will Prevent More Cancer: Panel

Children and young adults should get Merck's new HPV vaccine to prevent various forms of cancer, including cervical cancer, federal advisers say.






Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:02:30 GMT
Panel Advises Sparing Use of New Meningitis B Vaccines

Two new meningitis vaccines just approved should only be used for vulnerable people and during outbreaks and not be given routinely, a panel says.






Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:19:34 GMT
Girl Scouts Turn Into YouTube Stars To Boost Cookie Sales

Tech-savvy Girl Scouts are adding YouTube commercial videos to their to-do lists, along with door-to-door selling.






Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:28:50 GMT
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