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  • Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion

    Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion
    Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines. They had been exposed to Jallah's mother'...
  • Ebola treatment center opens its doors in Texas

    DALLAS When the first Ebola patient showed up at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, a warning sounded that other hospitals needed to prepare space for a possible influx of new cases. Methodist Health System quickly identified a place that might...
  • Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death

    Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death
    A Howard County judge ruled Wednesday that a teenager accused in her father's killing can plead not criminally responsible by reason of insanity, reversing his earlier decision that her plea was not filed on time. Sixteen-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold's...
  • Burbank police earn awards for mental health work

    The Burbank Police Department was recognized by two separate agencies this week for the work being done by its mental health evaluation team. The team, made up of a police officer and a clinical psychologist, received the Mental Illness and Law...
  • Malloy, Foley Discuss Homelessness, Affordable Housing

    Malloy, Foley Discuss Homelessness, Affordable Housing
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley offered differing visions Wednesday for trying to solve the problems of affordable housing and homelessness. During separate appearances in front of housing advocates at The...
  • U.S. takes more steps to guard against new Ebola cases

    Pressed to tighten border screening for travelers potentially exposed to Ebola, federal health officials took more steps Wednesday to monitor people coming into the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the outbreak....
  • Ebola virus no longer detected in infected nurse's body, family says

    Ebola virus no longer detected in infected nurse's body, family says
    The family of Amber Vinson, one of two Dallas nurses infected with Ebola, said on Wednesday that tests by medical officials were no longer able to detect the virus in her body. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was not immediately available...
  • Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website

    Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website
    Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...
  • Virginia wins 5-year "Project Aware" grant from feds for Substance Abuse and Mental Health services in schools

    Last week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a $9.7 million grant to support statewide training for teachers and other public school employees to respond to mental health issues in children and youth, and to connect troubled students with...
  • U.S. issues new ebola protocals for health workers

    DALLAS - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government'...
  • Hopkins, UM designated to care for Ebola patients in Maryland as N.Y. case emerges

    Hopkins, UM designated to care for Ebola patients in Maryland as N.Y. case emerges
    Maryland health officials designated three hospitals to receive Ebola patients in Maryland — including Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore — changing course from previous plans almost two weeks...