Ebola-stricken countries need another $696M to rebuild health services; Despite reports, no evidence of an active shooter at Walter Reed ;

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>The rate of people hospitalized in Canada with traumatic brain injuries who are 65 years or older has increased 24 percent over a four-year period, according to an announcement from St. Michael's Hospital, which conducted the study. Announcement

> Ebola-stricken nations, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, require a further $696 million in donor funding before December 2017 to rebuild their battered health services, senior World Health Organization officials told Reuters. Otherwise, these three countries will not be able to fully recover. Article

> Following a phone call reporting a suspected active shooter at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Bethesda, Maryland, and a subsequent campus lockdown, the Montgomery County Police did not find any evidence of a shooting, ABC News reported. Article

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> Hospitals added a seasonally adjusted 10,600 jobs during the month of June compared to May 2015, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Article

> Crowdfunding continues to take hold as a potential solution for cash-strapped Americans trying to pay for their medical care, the Los Angeles Times has reported. Article

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