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  • State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola

    State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola
    California's top health officer has ordered a 21-day home quarantine for all returning medical workers or travelers who have had contact with a confirmed case of Ebola in West Africa, and invoked the possibility of imprisonment and fines if the...
  • Brandon Marshall hosting Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville children

    Brandon Marshall hosting Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville children
    Brandon Marshall and Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch in Water Tower Place will host a Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville Academy children Nov. 24. Maryville Academy, which is celebrating its 130th anniversary, serves troubled youth struggling with a...
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride

    Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride
    A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage. Attorneys for...
  • State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds

    The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system. The department, which is responsible for...
  • South Windsor Woman's Goal: Mental Health Help For Officers

    South Windsor Woman's Goal: Mental Health Help For Officers
    EAST HARTFORD — Nothing seemed unusual about East Hartford police Officer Paul Buchanan on the final morning of his life. Those early hours on March 12, 2013, were pretty routine as Buchanan and his wife, Trish, prepared to go to work. He brown-...
  • Newington Seeks Participants For Forum On Depression, Mental Illness

    NEWINGTON — They might be called mental illness paramedics. The Human Services Department is seeking residents to attend an Oct. 18 forum that will teach them to recognize and assist teenagers in psychological distress. "It's basically the...
  • Enterovirus threat bans kids from maternity units

    Enterovirus threat bans kids from maternity units
    For nine long months, 3-year-old Dominick Mastrino excitedly prepared for his upcoming role as a big brother. But when baby sister Vera Antoinette finally arrived at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital last week weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, the fact that she was...
  • Eventos por el Mes de Concientización del Cáncer de Seno

    Eventos por el Mes de Concientización del Cáncer de Seno
    Caminata. El 1 de octubre a las 10 a.m. se realiza el Hope Hike partiendo del edificio de la alcaldía de Orlando hasta las instalaciones del UF Health Cancer Center. Voleibol. El 2 de octubre la escuela Circle Christian realizaá su cuatro juego anual de...
  • 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...
  • Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Near Contract Deadline

    The state's largest health insurer and a network of five major Connecticut hospitals still had not reached an agreement Monday afternoon with less than 36 hours to go before the existing contract expires at midnight Tuesday. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue...
  • Flu Vaccines Scarce Nationwide

    Flu Vaccines Scarce Nationwide
    If you were hoping to get a flu shot, you might have to wait a little longer than normal this year. William Gerrish, spokesman for the Connecticut Department of Public Health, said Monday that the two national manufacturers of the flu vaccine are behind...