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  • Amanda Bynes reportedly in L.A.-area hospital after erratic week in N.Y.

    Amanda Bynes reportedly in L.A.-area hospital after erratic week in N.Y.
    Amanda Bynes was reportedly placed in treatment in the Los Angeles area on Friday afternoon, possibly on a 72-hour psychiatric hold. Earlier in the day, the former child star had publicly accused her father of abuse, then recanted her accusations before...
  • Dallas Ebola patient says 'I'm doing well' in brief statement Tuesday morning

    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas released a brief statement Tuesday from Nina Pham, the 26-year-old nurse now being treated for Ebola. "I'm doing well and want to thank everyone for their kind wishes and prayers," says Pham, who treated Thomas...
  • Macedonia seals hotel after Briton dies of suspected Ebola

    Macedonia seals hotel after Briton dies of suspected Ebola
    A British man with symptoms of the Ebola virus died in Macedonia on Thursday and authorities said they had sealed off a hotel where he stayed, keeping another Briton and hotel staff inside. A Health Ministry official said the man had arrived in the...
  • Standup Scene: Maria Bamford is riding her own kind of comic wave

    Standup Scene: Maria Bamford is riding her own kind of comic wave
    As soon as Maria Bamford bows and exits the stage at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago Thursday night where she is headlining, the stand-up comic veteran will — to use surfer language — “ride the wave.” That is to say that the joy...
  • More on why the U.S. was unprepared for Ebola

    More on why the U.S. was unprepared for Ebola
    As we reported Sunday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) engaged in some pointless and uninformed ruminations about the government's response to the Ebola virus. But Ebola is one of those public events that expands exponentially in its consequences, public...
  • Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...
  • County says its Ebola response has cost more than $1 million

    DALLAS Dallas County officials estimated Tuesday that their costs for responding to the Ebola crisis have already surpassed $1 million. The expenses come from overtime for staff, contracts with cleaning companies and the continued use of the county's...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • Florida high court upholds death sentence in 2009 rape, murder

    Florida high court upholds death sentence in 2009 rape, murder
    Months after a William Roger Davis III was found guilty of kidnapping, raping and murdering a Longwood used-car lot receptionist, the Supreme Court of Florida has upheld the decision to sentence him to death. Davis, who requested the death penalty, never...
  • 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...
  • Medicaid ADHD treatment under scrutiny

    ATLANTA � Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, affects one in seven school-age children in the U.S., and from 2003 to 2011 the number of children diagnosed with the condition rose by more than 40 percent. Doctors have considerable...