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  • 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...
  • Digital doctors: China sees tech cure for healthcare woes

    HANGZHOU China (Reuters) - Liu Chunming almost died after a car crash in July in Taihe, a remote county in China's southeast Jiangxi province, but survived serious abdominal injuries thanks to specialist doctors who led his treatment from 1,000 kms (621...
  • Amanda Bynes reportedly in L.A.-area hospital after erratic week in N.Y.

    Amanda Bynes reportedly in L.A.-area hospital after erratic week in N.Y.
    Actress Amanda Bynes was reportedly placed in treatment in the Los Angeles area on Friday afternoon, possibly on a 72-hour psychiatric hold. Earlier in the day, the former child star had publicly accused her father of abuse, then recanted her...
  • Texas health worker becomes first person to contract Ebola in U.S.

    Texas health worker becomes first person to contract Ebola in U.S.
    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...
  • 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...
  • Medical, biotech stocks jump after U.S. nurse contracts Ebola

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of little-known medical equipment and biotech companies jumped on Wall Street on Monday, after news that a nurse had become the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus in the United States. Airline stocks, meanwhile,...
  • Dallas Ebola patient says 'I'm doing well' in brief statement Tuesday morning

    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas released a brief statement Tuesday from Nina Pham, the 26-year-old nurse now being treated for Ebola. "I'm doing well and want to thank everyone for their kind wishes and prayers," says Pham, who treated Thomas...
  • Dallas hospital nurse tests positive for Ebola

    DALLAS A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse in Dallas who had "extensive contact" with the first Ebola patient to die in the United States has contracted the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta confirmed the news...
  • 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...