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  • VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins

    VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins
    The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, visiting Baltimore on Tuesday, asked nursing students at Johns Hopkins to consider careers with the VA — part of a larger plan to combat the long wait times that have plagued the health care...
  • Review your options again this Medicare Open Enrollment season

    Falling leaves and pumpkins are signs of autumn -- along with Medicare open enrollment. As your list of seasonal chores grows, you may be tempted to stick with your current Medicare Advantage or Part D prescription-drug plan. But that plan may no longer...
  • Health review verifies a pearl: secure doctor-patient email

    The recent 90-day review of the Military Healthcare System found it "comparable in access, quality and safety to average private-sector health care," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told a press conference last week. That was disappointing to hear for a...
  • Texas health worker becomes first person to contract Ebola in U.S.

    Texas health worker becomes first person to contract Ebola in U.S.
    A Texas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease in Dallas last week, raising concern about how U.S. medical guidelines aimed at stopping the spread of the disease were breached. Texas Health Presbyterian...
  • CDC Director: It is possible other Texas hospital workers exposed

    CDC Director: It is possible other Texas hospital workers exposed
    A Texas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease in Dallas last week, raising concern about how U.S. medical guidelines aimed at stopping the spread of the disease were breached. Texas Health Presbyterian...
  • Will your doctor recognize Ebola?

    Will your doctor recognize Ebola?
    The failure of staff at Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to follow proper protocol when a Liberian visitor presented himself to the emergency room with a febrile illness will stand as one of the more significant errors in the recent history of...
  • CDC chief criticized for citing 'protocol breach' in Texas Ebola case

    CDC chief criticized for citing 'protocol breach' in Texas Ebola case
    Some healthcare experts are bristling at the assertion by a top U.S. health official that a "protocol breach" caused a Dallas nurse to be infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient, saying the case instead shows how far the nation's hospitals...
  • Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola

    Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola
    Dallas police stood guard Sunday at a two-story tan brick apartment building roped off with red police tape. No-trespassing signs marked the building and the one next door as off-limits, and a yellow biohazard barrel was in front until workers in hazmat...
  • Ebola safeguards are being taken, Southland health officials say

    Ebola safeguards are being taken, Southland health officials say
    The paramedics at Los Angeles Fire Station 51 got the call Tuesday night: A traveler, just off an evening flight, was ill in an airport terminal and needed medical care. The patient had flown in from a U.S. airport, the crew learned, but had initially...
  • Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested

    Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested
    Fears that the Ebola outbreak will spread globally rose on Thursday with the deteriorating health of an infected Spanish nurse, a British man who died in Macedonia being tested for the virus and more demands by U.S. lawmakers for travel bans. At least 26...
  • Peninsula hospital systems check Ebola procedures

    Peninsula hospital systems check Ebola procedures
    After this week's first diagnosis of Ebola in U.S. history, officials with Peninsula-area hospitals and health departments are stressing that doctors, nurses and other staff be aware and vigilant for symptoms of the disease but also say procedures are not...