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  • County says its Ebola response has cost more than $1 million

    DALLAS Dallas County officials estimated Tuesday that their costs for responding to the Ebola crisis have already surpassed $1 million. The expenses come from overtime for staff, contracts with cleaning companies and the continued use of the county's...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • Florida high court upholds death sentence in 2009 rape, murder

    Florida high court upholds death sentence in 2009 rape, murder
    Months after a William Roger Davis III was found guilty of kidnapping, raping and murdering a Longwood used-car lot receptionist, the Supreme Court of Florida has upheld the decision to sentence him to death. Davis, who requested the death penalty, never...
  • CDC Director: It is possible other Texas hospital workers exposed

    CDC Director: It is possible other Texas hospital workers exposed
    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...
  • Medicaid ADHD treatment under scrutiny

    ATLANTA � Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, affects one in seven school-age children in the U.S., and from 2003 to 2011 the number of children diagnosed with the condition rose by more than 40 percent. Doctors have considerable...
  • Day Kimball Phase 2 emergency dept. opens

    Day Kimball Hospital opened its doors to showcase a new wing of its Townsend Emergency Medical Center on Oct. 9. Nine patient rooms, a laboratory processing area and a central nurses station will be operational as soon as the Department of Public Health...
  • CDC chief criticized for citing 'protocol breach' in Texas Ebola case

    CDC chief criticized for citing 'protocol breach' in Texas Ebola case
    Some healthcare experts are bristling at the assertion by a top U.S. health official that a "protocol breach" caused a Dallas nurse to be infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient, saying the case instead shows how far the nation's hospitals...
  • California now has 32 reported cases of enterovirus D-68

    California health officials Friday said they've now identified 32 cases of enterovirus D-68 statewide, a number that's jumped quickly in recent days. In Southern California, four cases were in L.A. County, three in Orange County and one in Ventura...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola

    Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola
    Dallas police stood guard Sunday at a two-story tan brick apartment building roped off with red police tape. No-trespassing signs marked the building and the one next door as off-limits, and a yellow biohazard barrel was in front until workers in hazmat...
  • Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola

    Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reportedly claimed close to 4,000 lives, and World Health Organization officials believe the true death toll could be far higher. An international response including U.S. military personnel, as well as assistance from...