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  • Playing Wii For Gym Class In Bethel

    Playing Wii For Gym Class In Bethel
      To help encourage both fitness and the use of technology, Bethel Middle School set up a WiiFitness room for the students to take classes in. The room consists of not only Wii Fitstations, but also Dance Dance Revolution and exercise bikes among many...
  • Making Sense Of Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide. It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and humerus. As a result, AVN can be diagnosed in the...
  • Atlanta has built-in advantage in Ebola preparation: Emory and CDC

    ATLANTA Five days after he finished treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, a young doctor was back home in New York, and four days after that he was riding the subway, going bowling and coming down with the infection himself. As New York City scrambles...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2 dead, 4 wounded in shooting at high school north of Seattle

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. Two students are dead after one of them opened fire Friday morning in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Police said a girl was killed and two other girls and two boys were...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lantern gets early funding for mental health therapy app

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service. Executives at the 2-year-old startup said on Friday it has raised $4.4 million from...
  • 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...
  • 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....