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  • Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'

    Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'
    Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an ultimatum: Lift her Ebola quarantine by Thursday or she will disregard the restrictions and go to court. The saga of nurse Kaci Hickox illustrates how U.S. states are...
  • 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...
  • Potential Ebola patient transferred to Baltimore hospital tests negative for virus

    Potential Ebola patient transferred to Baltimore hospital tests negative for virus
    A potential Ebola patient taken to University of Maryland Medical Center on Monday night was the first in the state whose case prompted a blood test for the deadly virus. The results were negative for Ebola, state health officials said Tuesday morning....
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride

    Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride
    A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage. Attorneys for...
  • Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at home

    Ebola fears have not yet affected international business travel, according to one poll, but another suggests Americans at large are concerned enough that they are curbing overseas trips. A poll released Thursday by the Global Business Travel...
  • These moms need to go on a shame-free diet

    These moms need to go on a shame-free diet
    DEAR AMY: My partner and I have two young daughters. Our oldest is 3. We have both struggled with our own body images and have done various diets throughout our lives. I guess I carry around more shame around the diets, so I don't say much about them....
  • Woman who killed mother denied release from mental hospital

    Woman who killed mother denied release from mental hospital
    A McHenry County judge today denied a woman’s request to be released from a mental health facility where she has lived since 2002 after being found not guilty by reason of insanity for the murder of her elderly mother.   Judge Sharon Prather...
  • We can do better on these health hazards

    Over and over again, the ready availability of prescription drugs to unauthorized users is cited as a major contributor to drug abuse and death and as the gateway to illegal drugs for minors. So why do we make it so difficult to dispose of unused,...
  • Hartford Schools To Families: Get Your Flu Shot

    Hartford Schools To Families: Get Your Flu Shot
    HARTFORD — The young girl featured on the school flier has a thermometer in her mouth, a hand on her presumably feverish forehead and a face full of suffering — in short, she looks stricken with the flu. "Don't Wait! VACCINATE at No Charge!"...
  • Health Department says Palm Beach County ready to respond to Ebola

    Health Department says Palm Beach County ready to respond to Ebola
    Palm Beach County emergency management agencies are bracing for the potential spread of the Ebola virus, Health Department Director Dr. Alina Alonso said Tuesday. The Health Department is working with local hospitals, law enforcement and the airport...
  • First Health & Wellness Fair held at Willington Public Library

    From skin care to pet care, presenters at the recent Health & Wellness Fair offered their expertise on ways to maximize health through diet, exercise, nutrition, meditation and more at the Willington Public Library on Oct 4. UConn hosted four of the 20...