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  • New Ebola case in Dallas shows risk to health-care workers

    WASHINGTON A breach in safety protocol at a Dallas Hospital has caused a female health-care worker to become infected with Ebola after having extensive contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. The development the first known case of the deadly...
  • 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...
  • Doctor Who Visited Liberia On Eve Of Ebola Outbreak Sees Dallas Case As Cautionary Tale

    Doctor Who Visited Liberia On Eve Of Ebola Outbreak Sees Dallas Case As Cautionary Tale
    Dr. Mary Zozulin was upset, but not surprised, at the news this week that a man with Ebola had been diagnosed in Dallas. "I've been expecting this," she said. Hospital officials in Connecticut and elsewhere say they are confident that proper...
  • Doctor participates in new Medicare program

    Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs. Called an Accountable Care...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • First Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S. dies; possible second case discounted

    First Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S. dies; possible second case discounted
    The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died on Wednesday, underscoring questions about the quality of care he received, and the government ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever. Liberian...
  • More simple moves to help you cut health care costs (Part 2 of 2 parts)

    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs these days. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Some Guantanamo hunger strikers get special treatment, detainee argues

    WASHINGTON Six Guantanamo captives who've been on hunger strike since 2007 got comfy seats this year, communal forced-feedings and television distraction as a way to get them to stop their food protest at the Pentagon prison, it was revealed at federal...
  • New database details payments from medical companies to local doctors

    New database details payments from medical companies to local doctors
    — During the last five months of 2013, Lehigh Valley medical-device manufacturers spent more than $2 million on food, travel, speaking fees and other payments to doctors and hospitals that the companies want to see using and promoting their...