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  • Florida monitoring six people returning from Ebola zone

    Florida monitoring six people returning from Ebola zone
    The Florida Department of Health has begun to actively monitor six low-risk people who have returned to the state from Ebola-affected countries, the department announced on Monday afternoon. For 21 days, staff from county health departments will visit...
  • New York child doesn't have Ebola, initial test shows

    New York child doesn't have Ebola, initial test shows
    A child in New York City tested negative for Ebola on Monday, health officials announced. The child, who had recently been in the Ebola-affected nation of Guinea, took ill Sunday night and was isolated at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, the New York...
  • Peninsula region hospitals and their emergency rooms

    CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF THE KING'S DAUGHTERS, Norfolk Certification: Currently the state does not have a trauma designation for pediatrics, but the hospital has "all of the services required for comprehensive pediatric trauma care, from ER care to the...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Lehigh Parkway hike, Delaware & Lehigh Half Marathon

    Lehigh Valley health events include Lehigh Parkway hike, Delaware & Lehigh Half Marathon
    LEHIGH PARKWAY HIKE 1 Take a hike at Allentown's scenic Lehigh Parkway at 10 a.m. Nov. 15. The two-hour, two-mile hike will take you through the park, which runs along the Little Lehigh Creek in Allentown. The park features more than five miles of...
  • Disorder among states' Ebola strategies raises worries

    Disorder among states' Ebola strategies raises worries
    The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on dealing with travelers from Ebola-stricken regions Monday, but its lack of firm rules left a patchwork of state-by-state strategies that include mandatory quarantines for some...
  • Ebola fight takes stage at physicians' gathering in Chicago

     Ebola fight takes stage at physicians' gathering in Chicago
    With Ebola still a pressing concern in emergency rooms across the country, a Chicago medical conference this week aims to educate physicians about treating patients and protecting themselves. About 6,000 physicians gathered at McCormick Place for the...
  • It's Not Teens' Fault — School Starts Too Early

    It's Not Teens' Fault — School Starts Too Early
    In recent weeks, several articles reported the results of significant studies that concluded the well-being of high school students is compromised by a lack of adequate sleep. Stories in The New York Times and The Atlantic examined these studies and...
  • Medifast announces partnership with Fitbit

    Medifast announces partnership with Fitbit
    Weight loss company Medifast Inc. is jumping into the fast-growing health technology market through a partnership with fitness tracker Fitbit, the Owings Mills-based company was scheduled to announce Tuesday. As consumers have grown more interested in...
  • Wellness Fair provides answers for Windsor Locks residents

    An annual event for more than 10 years, the Windsor Locks Wellness Fair provides an opportunity for residents to get their flu shots and to browse through the vendor tables to collect information on maintaining good health, general wellness concerns and...
  • Guidelines detail Ebola care; Illinois clarifies mandatory home quarantine

    Guidelines detail Ebola care; Illinois clarifies mandatory home quarantine
    Public health officials issued more detailed and coordinated guidelines Monday for handling the Ebola virus, but differed over the fundamental question of whether quarantining people at high risk should be mandatory. The debate intensified as...
  • Amanda Bynes DUI arrest: Probation may be revoked; jail possible

    Amanda Bynes DUI arrest: Probation may be revoked; jail possible
    Actress Amanda Bynes could face jail time if a judge revokes her probation after her arrest last weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, sources told The Times. Bynes, 28, was already on three years' probation for striking a Los...