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  • Mocha Moms of Howard County a support group for stay-at-home mothers

    These groups meet regularly. Abusive relationships — Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, 5457 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 310, Columbia. Free child care. 410-997-0304. Adult Children of Alcoholics — Wednesdays, 7 p.m....
  • Nurse Nina Pham is Ebola-free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'

    Nurse Nina Pham is Ebola-free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'
    Two weeks after she was admitted to the hospital with a fever, Dallas nurse Nina Pham is now Ebola-free and has been released from care. She met with President Obama in the Oval Office Friday afternoon, shortly after her release from the National...
  • Enfield Dentist Faces Final Hearing Dec. 3; Had Ellington Patient Die In His Chair

    Enfield Dentist Faces Final Hearing Dec. 3; Had Ellington Patient Die In His Chair
    The state Dental Commission on Dec. 3 will consider recommendations that Enfield dentist Rashmi Patel, who had an Ellington woman die in his chair after a full-mouth extraction, should never again treat a patient under sedation. That was one of the...
  • Condom use is a public health issue, not sexual harassment [Letter]

    Condom use is a public health issue, not sexual harassment [Letter]
    Howard County's public schools are among the top in the nation. We cultivate a vibrant learning community that prepares students to thrive in a dynamic world. We also talk with kids about sex and relationships: "You can get pregnant any time you have...
  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • 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...