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  • New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies

    New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies
    There is little doctors can do for those suffering serious brain injuries from car crashes, athletics and battle, other than wait and treat the symptoms, but a unique collaboration between those who study mental illness and those who treat the disorders...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: With blood pressure, both numbers are important to overall health

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a high systolic (top number) blood pressure, but my diastolic (bottom number) is normal. What does this mean? Is it considered high blood pressure? Do I need any treatment? ANSWER: When measuring blood pressure, both numbers...
  • 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...
  • Congress has thin legislative record on combating disease outbreaks

    WASHINGTON Although Congress has publicly fretted about the threat of infectious disease pandemics, there have been few legislative attempts in the past two decades to address such healthemergencies, leaving lawmakers with a limited set of policy...
  • Tabb High School applies to get Navy Junior ROTC program back

    Tabb High School applies to get Navy Junior ROTC program back
    YORK — Christopher Rambali, 17, of Grafton High School spends at least an hour a week ironing his cadet uniform, tie and shirt to avoid getting a demerit in the Navy National Defense Cadet Corps class that he takes every other day at Tabb High...
  • Florida monitoring six people returning from Ebola zone

    Florida monitoring six people returning from Ebola zone
    The Florida Department of Health has begun to actively monitor six low-risk people who have returned to the state from Ebola-affected countries, the department announced on Monday afternoon. For 21 days, staff from county health departments will visit...
  • Wichryk Eye Associates leases building and other company news

    Wichryk Eye Associates leases building space Wichryk Eye Associates will join Lehigh Valley Hospital as a co-tenant in the leasing of a 3,780-square-foot space at 6541 Village Lane in Macungie. Kelly L. Berfield, broker and partner at Dietrick Group...
  • Obama urges calm, praises Ebola workers

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the Ebola epidemic can be halted if the United States doesn't give in to fear and adopts "sensible" monitoring requirements for health-care workers whom he said were "doing God's work" in West Africa,...
  • Amber Vinson, Dallas nurse treated for Ebola, released from hospital

    Amber Vinson, Dallas nurse treated for Ebola, released from hospital
    Amber Vinson, the second of two nurses diagnosed with Ebola this month, is now free of the disease and was discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon, telling reporters she was "so grateful" for the care she received after...
  • Medical marijuana: The facts beyond the spin

    Medical marijuana:  The facts beyond the spin
    When it comes to medical marijuana, I've been torn. I believe suffering patients deserve relief. I also know that powerful pain-killers are over-prescribed and tragically addictive — and that this country spends far too much money arresting and...
  • Milford Father Files Lawsuit After Daughter Told To Stay Home Amid Ebola Concerns

    Milford Father Files Lawsuit After Daughter Told To Stay Home Amid Ebola Concerns
    MILFORD — A father filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday asking the court to order the Milford school system to allow his daughter, who was told to stay home for 21 days because of fears about Ebola, to return to school. Stephen Opayemi said that his...