Owners, Employees of California Slaughterhouse Charged for Distributing 'Adulterated' Meat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_c838684d6e.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (SAN FRANCISCO) -- The United States Attorney for the Northern District of California announced an indictment against one of two owners -- and two employees -- of the now-defunct Rancho Feeding Corporation, a Petaluma, California slaughterhouse. According to the indictment, Jesse Amaral Jr., 76, a co-owner of the slaughterhouse, and employees Eugene Corda, 65, and Felix Cabrera, 55, allegedly conspired to distribute, "adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat."

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Ebola Outbreak Worsens with Reports of Looting, US Scare

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_af5ff3cfa9.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The Ebola outbreak continues to spiral out of control amid reports of looting at a Liberian health center and the isolation of a traveler from Sierra Leone in the U.S. The virus has killed at least 1,145 and sickened 982 more, according to numbers released Friday by the World Health Organization. An updated outbreak toll is expected soon.

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Mandy Ingber on Jennifer Aniston's Vacation Prep, Tips for Healthier Life

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_07a87fb767.jpgJason Merritt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Mandy Ingber says Jennifer Aniston "is in amazing shape all the time," but when she is preparing for a romantic trip like the one she is on with fiancé Justin Theroux in Bora Bora, there are a couple things she does to "tighten up." Aniston and Theroux recently jetted off to the tropical destination to celebrate the two-year anniversary of their engagement and Theroux's 43rd birthday.

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Cancer Drug Reverses Baldness Caused by Alopecia in Small Study

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_88b5f19f63.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A drug approved to treat a rare form of leukemia reversed hair loss caused by alopecia, a small study found. The drug, ruxolitinib, helps reduce inflammation caused by disease. But it also helped three alopecia sufferers regrow full heads of hair within five months, according to the study published Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine.

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Ebola Patient Reunites with Husband Through Isolation Glass

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_76a05453cf.jpgSIM (ATLANTA) -- Nancy Writebol, one of two American Ebola patients, was reunited with her husband on Sunday, sharing a tender moment through the isolation glass at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. “We both placed our hands on opposite sides of the glass, moved with tears to look at each other again,” David Writebol said in a statement. “She was standing with her radiant smile, happy beyond words.”

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