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  • WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected

    WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected
    The U.N. health organization said Tuesday that it had temporarily withdrawn personnel from an Ebola testing laboratory in eastern Sierra Leone – one of only two in the country -- after an epidemiologist deployed to the area became infected with...
  • Twitter helps Chicago find sources of food poisoning

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation. "We...
  • Tinley Park hires firm to create Mental Health Center blueprint

    Tinley Park officials have awarded a $100,000 contract to a Chicago architecture and planning firm to produce a blueprint for development of the former Mental Health Center in town. Trustee Greg Hannon underscored the importance of the property,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Author, Mental Health Advocate, Suicide Survivor Kevin Hines To Speak

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) will hold a free public educational seminar featuring Kevin Hines, author of "Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt." This event takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the West...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Hospital's Institute Of Living Open House For New Resource Center

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) invites the community at large to visit the new on-campus home of its Family Resource Center (FRC) and ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut program during an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday,...
  • Emotional distress an additional risk for people with type 1 diabetes

    PITTSBURGH People with type 1 diabetes can face multiple health complications including high blood pressure with potential damage to nerves, kidneys, eyes and heart. But add symptoms of emotional distress, as measured by the Beck Depression Inventory,...
  • After men, lesbians report the most orgasms during sex

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Single lesbians report having orgasms more often than heterosexual women but both gay and straight men still come out on top of the climax chart, a new report says. Researchers at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex,...
  • Are police forces becoming too militarized?

  • Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America

    Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America
    With just $40 in his pocket and the killing of two friends fresh in his mind, 13-year-old Leonardo Enrique Navas set off from El Salvador in July and traveled alone for 15 days on buses and taxis until he crossed the border into Texas. Every few days,...
  • High-ranking state official was fired in grant misuse

    High-ranking state official was fired in grant misuse
    When a high-ranking O'Malley administration official was fired after allegedly steering about $774,000 in federal grant money to a company to which the official had close ties, no announcement was made. Only this week was the dismissal two years ago...
  • World Health Organization warns of 'shadow zones' - hidden cases in Ebola outbreak

    World Health Organization warns of 'shadow zones' - hidden cases in Ebola outbreak
    Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organization said on Friday. Some 1,427 people have died among 2,615 known...