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  • Test Kitchen recipe: Vegan Granola Bars

    There are a ton of granola bar options at grocery stores. Some can be overload with sugar and high in fat. But it's just as easy to make your own. Not only do you control the ingredients, but it saves you money. You can make a tray of granola bars, cut...
  • Duke University patient tests negative for Ebola, remains in isolation

    A patient in an isolation ward at Duke University Hospital has tested negative for Ebola after developing a fever after a trip to Liberia, North Carolina state public health officials announced Monday morning. Officials said the patient will remain in...
  • School district was discussing mental-health funding on day of shooting

    On the day that a 15-year-old boy at Marysville-Pilchuck High School near Seattle shot five friends before turning the gun on himself, Marysville School Superintendent Becky Berg was in Olympia, Wash., discussing a grant that would boost mental-health...
  • Baptist Health South Florida, Bethesda Health sign formal affiliation agreement

    Baptist Health South Florida and Bethesda Health and Bethesda Hospital signed an affiliation agreement on Oct. 6 after signing a non-binding letter of intent in December 2013. Bethesda Health is made up of two nonprofit hospitals, Bethesda Hospital East...
  • Nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola, gets warm goodbye from Dallas

    Nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola, gets warm goodbye from Dallas
    The first Texas nurse to contract Ebola, Nina Pham, left the Dallas hospital where she has been receiving treatment for the virus this week for a flight to a National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland, officials said Thursday. Pham, 26, is the...
  • Chicago is a rat's kind of town

    Chicago is a rat's kind of town
    Congratulations, Chicago. You are the vermin Triple Crown winner. Orkin, the Atlanta-based pest control company, released a list earlier this week with the Chicago area as the No. 1 U.S. location for rats. The exciting news comes on the heels of...
  • Free women's health screenings in Hampton

    Free women's health screenings in Hampton
    All uninsured women over the age of 18 in Hampton can schedule an appointment with the Hampton Health Department at 757-727-1172 for free health services on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Services: Gynecological exam, Pap test, clinical breast exam, free mammogram...
  • Park Ridge police win mental health grant

    Park Ridge police win mental health grant
    The Park Ridge Police Department has won an almost-$100,000 federal grant to apply "community policing" principles to mental health – a program that both local and federal officials say they hope will be a model for the nation. The two-year, $99,...
  • Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects

    Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects
    The latest Alzheimer's clinical trial in South Florida illustrates a trend: More and more, researchers are seeking younger, healthier patients — people in the disease's early stages or who don't even have the neurological disorder but may be at risk...
  • Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations
    After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing. I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...
  • Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection

    Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection
    An Oregon woman being monitored for possible Ebola infection has been hospitalized after registering a high temperature, state health officials said on Friday. The woman, who was being monitored after traveling to an Ebola-affected country, has been...