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  • Burbank police earn awards for mental health work

    The Burbank Police Department was recognized by two separate agencies this week for the work being done by its mental health evaluation team. The team, made up of a police officer and a clinical psychologist, received the Mental Illness and Law...
  • State Orders 9 Quarantined Amid Ebola Concerns

    State Orders 9 Quarantined Amid Ebola Concerns
    Nine people are being quarantined in the state so they may be monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, state health officials said Wednesday. The Department of Public Health has issued four quarantine orders, involving the nine unidentified...
  • Virginia wins 5-year "Project Aware" grant from feds for Substance Abuse and Mental Health services in schools

    Last week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a $9.7 million grant to support statewide training for teachers and other public school employees to respond to mental health issues in children and youth, and to connect troubled students with...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Child hospitalized in Chicago to be tested for Ebola

    Child hospitalized in Chicago to be tested for Ebola
    Two travelers from Liberia who are being monitored for Ebola in Chicago have both shown signs of improvement, but one will be tested for the disease out of “an abundance of caution,” health officials said. A child passenger from the West...
  • CDC: Pennsylvania to expand Ebola monitoring

    Pennsylvania is one of six states that will implement expanded monitoring of travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken countries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Starting Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of...
  • Ebola virus no longer detected in infected nurse's body, family says

    Ebola virus no longer detected in infected nurse's body, family says
    The family of Amber Vinson, one of two Dallas nurses infected with Ebola, said on Wednesday that tests by medical officials were no longer able to detect the virus in her body. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was not immediately available...
  • Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website

    Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website
    Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...
  • More research, regulation needed on energy drinks: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new review of the existing evidence suggests that energy drinks may represent a looming public health threat in Europe, especially for kids and young adults. The main health risks from energy drinks come from very high...
  • State Orders 9 Quarantined To Monitor Ebola Symptoms

    WEST HAVEN – Nine people are being quarantined in the state so they can be monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, state health officials said. The Department of Public Health has issued four quarantine orders, involving the nine unidentified...
  • Ebola treatment center opens its doors in Texas

    DALLAS When the first Ebola patient showed up at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, a warning sounded that other hospitals needed to prepare space for a possible influx of new cases. Methodist Health System quickly identified a place that might...