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Cuban doctor recovers from Ebola, returns to Havana
December 8, 2014 12:38 PM JC Finley HAVANA, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A doctor from Cuba who contracted the Ebola virus while treating infected patients in West Africa has recovered and returned to Havana.
City sees four cases of Japanese encephalitis
December 21, 2014 10:59 AM In what could be a matter of concern for health authorities and people of the city, four confirmed cases of Japanese encephalitis have been reported at the State-run Indira Gandhi Institute of Chil...
Morgan Freeman could play Doctor Strange's mentor
December 16, 2014 3:18 AM The American actor could join Benedict Cumberbatch on the set of Marvel's "Doctor Strange." Freeman is reportedly one of three contenders for the role of The Ancient One, mentor to the neurosurgeon Stephen Strange.
The good, and not-so-good, reads from 2014
December 20, 2014 2:15 PM I was lucky enough to read a number of good and informative books on Japan in 2014, but also read my share of clunkers. At the top of that list is Haruki Murakami’s “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage.”
Interpreters with knowledge of Japan needed, Filipino caregiver says
December 7, 2014 2:20 AM Paladero Mon Angelo, a licensed Filipino care worker, won a Japanese speech contest this summer that emphasized the need for interpreters with a special knowledge of Japan’s health care system.
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Seeing the doctor, overseas: medical tourism booms in Asia
December 24, 2014 4:37 PM Bangladeshi woman Nusrat Hussein Kiwan poses in front of the International Patients Centre reception area at a private hospital in Kuala Lumpur. Photo courtesy: AFP
Doctor Who: Season 8 (Blu-ray)
December 15, 2014 9:01 AM Highly Recommended The Series: When Matt Smith departed from Doctor Who at the end of Series 7, he left some pretty big shoes to fill. During his time in the TARDIS the long running series had soared to new heights of popularity and earned the show legions of new fans. In order to keep the momentum going, those running the show behind the scenes had to make the right choice for his replacement ...
Sideshow: Japan is officially steamed at Angelina Jolie
December 10, 2014 2:54 AM Several nationalist groups in Japan have called for the country to ban Angelina Jolie because of her film Unbroken, which, they claim, represents Japanese officers during WWII in a negative light.
Japan's economy: is there a doctor in the house?
December 7, 2014 3:52 PM Japan's economy shrank an annualized 1.9 percent in the third quarter, worse than an initial reading for a 1.6 percent contraction, revised figures showed on Monday.