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  • Nurses at Dallas hospital describe poor safety measures with Ebola victim

    Nurses at a Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola described a confused and chaotic response to his arrival in the emergency room, alleging in a statement Tuesday that he languished for hours in a room with other patients and that hospital...
  • Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

    The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation’s leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where...
  • Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 Million

    The Newington family of Jackie Kiley Jr., who died of a fungal infection while under the care of Southbury Training School, has filed notice of a $5 million wrongful-death claim against the state. In a letter to the state claims commissioner, who will...
  • Ebola hoax on bus will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars, Metro says

    Ebola hoax on bus will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars, Metro says
    When a man shouted "I have Ebola!" on a Metro bus in Los Angeles on Monday, what followed was more than just a made-for-TV scare. The threat forced officials to quarantine the driver as a precaution and to take the bus out of service while it...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference

    Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference
    PAINT THE MALL PINK 1 The Lehigh Valley Mall will hold "Paint the Mall Pink," a program to raise awareness about breast cancer and women's health, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature information from Lehigh Valley Health Network on breast cancer...
  • Peninsula experiencing delays in flu vaccine availability

    Peninsula experiencing delays in flu vaccine availability
    Delays in the delivery of the flu vaccine, particularly MedImmune's FluMist nasal spray, have been reported throughout the region, though not all providers are affected. "There have been some delays, pretty much across the board," said Craig Parrish,...
  • 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...
  • 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...