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No Ebola, S'il Vous Plait, We're French: The Ivory Coast Mindset

The country borders Liberia and Guinea, but so far Ebola hasn't arrived. Maybe it's because of the French heritage. When the authorities tell people what to do to keep the virus out, they listen.

Michael E. Shapiro, head of the high museum

High Museum’s Director Is Stepping Down

After 20 years, Michael E. Shapiro is stepping down as the director of The High Museum of Art, the organization announced today.

Ask Me Anything: NPR's David Greene Takes Questions On Crimea

Morning Edition Host David Greene recently returned from a reporting trip to Crimea and responds to questions on Reddit about how the Black Sea peninsula has changed since it was seized by Russia.

Campuses Play Host To Tanning Beds, Despite Skin Cancer Risk

The links between tanning beds and skin cancer are well known, but a survey of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. shows that many allow tanning beds on campus.

Emory Hospital Shares Lessons Learned On Ebola Care

The same Atlanta hospital that treated the first U.S. Ebola patient in August discharged its fourth patient Tuesday. All survived. Patients in isolation need extra emotional support, the team says.

Why Isn't Deal Doing Better?

Most polls in Georgia’s gubernatorial race show incumbent Republican Nathan Deal in a dead heat with his Democratic opponent, Jason Carter. Incumbents typically enjoy an advantage over challengers. So why is Gov. Deal potentially facing a runoff?

Scientists Implicate More Than 100 Genes In Causing Autism

Spontaneous gene mutations, not ones inherited from parents, increase a child's risk of autism, scientists say. By comparing genes within families they've identified more than 100 suspects.

Why The Ebola Evacuees Survived And What We Learned From Them

Ten of the 14 Ebola patients evacuated from West Africa have survived. We asked specialists: What made the difference?

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