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  • Experts fault changing U.S. guidelines on Ebola protective gear

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - When Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), visited Ebola-stricken sites in West Africa last August, he was dressed in a full protective bodysuit and ventilator. That level of...
  • Yale-New Haven Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

     Yale-New Haven Patient Tests Negative For Ebola
    NEW HAVEN — When test results came back late Thursday afternoon ruling out Ebola in a Yale doctoral student who fell ill after returning from Liberia, relief washed over officials who hours before had ramped up a full-scale response inside and...
  • Ebola puts Lehigh Valley hospitals on alert

    If you're feeling feverish and achy and go to your doctor's office or a hospital, don't be surprised when they ask if you've recently been to West Africa. You may have the flu — it is flu season, after all — but health care institutions in...
  • Medical Miscommunication Hinders Ebola Fight

    Medical Miscommunication Hinders Ebola Fight
    The first time Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan went to the emergency department in Dallas, one person on his care team — a nurse — asked the right question and was told that he had recently been in West Africa. It's unclear how many others on...
  • Malpractice laws that favor doctors fail to cut health costs: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For decades, it's been the conventional wisdom that U.S. healthcare costs are high because doctors order expensive tests to protect themselves from malpractice lawsuits, but new evidence says that assumption is wrong. The...
  • Patient's move to Emory raises question: Can US hospitals handle Ebola?

    ATLANTA In their first concession that a major U.S. hospital is not up to the task of treating an Ebola patient, federal health officials Wednesday transferred an infected health care worker from Dallas to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The...
  • Dallas nurses describe Ebola hospital care: 'There was no protocol'

    Dallas nurses describe Ebola hospital care: 'There was no protocol'
    A Liberian man who arrived by ambulance at a Dallas hospital with symptoms of Ebola sat for "several hours" in a room with other patients before being put in isolation, and the nurses who treated him wore flimsy gowns and had little protective gear,...
  • 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...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution" by Walter Isaacson; Simon & Schuster (560 pages, $35) The epic scope of Walter Isaacson's task in...
  • No on Proposition 46

    No on Proposition 46
    Proposition 46 is a combination platter of healthcare-related proposals, each of which tries to accomplish something meaningful for California consumers. One provision would increase compensation for people harmed by careless or reckless healthcare...