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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....
  • 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...
  • Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in NYC

    Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in NYC
    A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said residents...
  • Hopkins, UM designated to care for Ebola patients in Maryland as N.Y. case emerges

    Hopkins, UM designated to care for Ebola patients in Maryland as N.Y. case emerges
    Maryland health officials designated three hospitals to receive Ebola patients in Maryland — including Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore — changing course from previous plans almost two weeks...
  • UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor
    Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care. Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...
  • New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola

    New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola
    Ebola turned up in the nation’s largest city Thursday when a Manhattan doctor who had treated victims of the deadly virus in Africa tested positive for it, less than a month after Ebola killed one person and sickened two nurses in Texas. The...
  • Better statewide coordination called for to help fight Ebola-type diseases in Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas Hospital officials around the state say they need better communication and coordination between all levels of health authorities, standardized protocols and greater access to protective gear to deal with threatening infectious diseases...
  • New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola

    New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola
    A physician with Doctors without Borders who returned from West Africa recently and developed potential symptoms tested positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital Thursday, becoming the city's first diagnosed case. The doctor was identified as...
  • Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant

    Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant
    The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has awarded approximately $ 1.2 million in funding to help prevent substance abuse and mental illness by promoting family wellness throughout the Commonwealth.  Funds will be used...
  • 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,...
  • Factbox: Ebola cases in the United States

    (Reuters) - Nine cases of Ebola have been seen in the United States since the beginning of August. A Liberian man who died Oct. 8 in a Dallas hospital was the first person diagnosed with the virus on U.S. soil. The latest case is a doctor in New York...