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Patriot Day 9/11 and America’s perpetual mourning

SAN DIEGO, September 9, 2014 — When New York City’s Twin Towers were attacked on September 11, 2001, America was forever transformed. Americans across the country tragically lost their unshakable belief that acts of foreign war and terror could not occur on American soil. As approximately 3,000 Americans died, while visions of burning buildings and

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Natural Products East 2014 prepares for record crowds

WASHINGTON, September 6, 2014 — Natural Products Expo East 2014, the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event, is expecting continued growth with more new exhibitors and more new products than ever before. The event will take place September 17-20, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland and is open to trade only.

Ebola virus particles (blue) budding from a chronically infected VERO E6 cell (yellow-green). / Credit: NIAID

Ebola fears, Ebola facts: No epidemic in America

WASHINGTON, August 26, 2014 – A Harvard School of Public Health poll taken between August 13 and 17 finds that 39 percent of Americans are concerned that there will be a major outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the U.S. within a year. Twenty-six percent fear that a member of their immediate family could get