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  • Emotions evident at Chamber's Annual Meeting

    The South Windsor Chamber of Commerce held its 46th Annual Dinner Meeting on Sept. 25. New officers were elected and William "Billy" Mitchell, founder of Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) was honored as the 2014 Business Person of the Year. The event was...
  • Dallas Ebola patient flew United; airline says 'zero risk' of infection

    Five elementary, middle and high school students who had contact with a man diagnosed in Dallas with Ebola are being monitored, Texas officials said Wednesday, as the search was underway for people who may have been exposed to the deadly virus. The...
  • Ebola case in Dallas signals health system lapse

    Ebola case in Dallas signals health system lapse
    A man infected with the Ebola virus slipped through the cracks of a system designed to stop the disease from spreading, health officials conceded Wednesday as they isolated five schoolchildren who may have had contact with the ill man and rushed to...
  • 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...
  • Ebola patient in Dallas in critical condition

    Ebola patient in Dallas in critical condition
    The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States took a turn for the worse on Saturday, slipping from serious to critical condition in a Dallas hospital, as health officials reported tracking scores of possible cases around the country that proved...
  • L.A. child treated for partial paralysis had D-68 enterovirus

    L.A. child treated for partial paralysis had D-68 enterovirus
    A child treated for partial paralysis at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has tested positive for enterovirus D-68, health officials announced Wednesday. The case is the second announced in the last 24 hours in Los Angeles County, which previously had...
  • Suicide is best explained with science, not Sartre [Letter]

    Most people who kill themselves do so from a place of great pain, hopelessness, self-worthlessness and despair. But suicide is best explained not with reference to the concepts of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (as was done in the Sept. 24 commentary,...
  • 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...
  • Convicted ex-Fogelsville doctor on the lam

    Convicted ex-Fogelsville doctor on the lam
    David Daley, the former Fogelsville psychiatrist convicted in September of operating a pill mill out of his office, failed to show up for court Wednesday and is now considered an "endangered person" by authorities. According to police in Williamsport,...
  • 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...