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Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements  |   

Just because the Food and Drug Administration recalls a supplement because it contains dangerous substances, doesn't mean the product disappears from the market.

Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January  |   

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.

When Reassuring Isn't: The Rush To Test Cruise Passenger For Ebola  |   

Galveston, Texas, officials meant well when they tested a passenger while she was still at sea. But some say airlifting a blood sample in a Coast Guard helicopter was needlessly alarming.

Why Are The Great Lakes On The Rise?  |   

Host Audie Cornish talks with Drew Gronewold, a hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, about why water levels in lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron are rising.

Our Skulls Might Have Evolved To Withstand Blows To The Face  |   

Many scientists believe that a diet of nuts, seeds and other tough, brittle foods shaped our faces, but a June study in Biological Reviews suggests that violence had a heavier hand in its evolution.

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