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  • UCLA, 4 other UC hospitals ready to treat California Ebola patients

    UCLA, 4 other UC hospitals ready to treat California Ebola patients
    Officials announced Friday that all five University of California medical centers are positioned to provide care for Californians with confirmed Ebola -- should any such cases arise. As of the announcement, there were no confirmed or suspected...
  • Facing its first Ebola test, New York acts quickly and aggressively

    Facing its first Ebola test, New York acts quickly and aggressively
    City officials here had long worried that a patient infected with Ebola would eventually appear somewhere in this dense, bustling and chaotic city. It could quickly become a public health disaster in a place where strangers huddle together on subway...
  • Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey

    Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey
    New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said...
  • Nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

    Nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'
    Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her...
  • Panic, not Ebola, is biggest enemy, civic and health leaders say

    Panic, not Ebola, is biggest enemy, civic and health leaders say
    There have been no confirmed cases of Ebola so far in Southern California, but anxiety over the disease has taken root. On Friday morning, health officials in Ventura County quelled rumors of a potential Ebola patient in Thousand Oaks. The patient did...
  • Exclusive: Salesforce to make big push into healthcare industry

    Exclusive: Salesforce to make big push into healthcare industry
    Salesforce Inc is betting big on healthcare, hiring key personnel and ramping up investment in hopes of replacing outmoded medical industry infrastructure and carving out a $1 billion annual business. Its push into healthcare follows years of attempts...
  • Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive

    Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive
    My adult son suffered from severe bipolar disorder. During his first manic episode in 1994, he became psychotic, paranoid and lost touch with reality. He made many attempts to get into the White House for what he thought were scheduled meetings with...
  • 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...