| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines for doctors and nurses returning home to the United States from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, stopping well short of controversial mandatory quarantines being imposed by some U.S. states....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Friends of comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 in an apparent suicide, urged the public Monday to seek help if they have suicidal thoughts and encouraged friends to stay alert to any warning signs of depression.
"Robin was as sweet a...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:04 PM
For doctors and public health officials trying to contain the Ebola epidemic, the dearth of drugs and vaccines is only part of the problem. Once these medicines become available, there certainly won't be enough of them to go around.
So experts are...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:38 PM
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....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:38 PM
RICHMOND – Jonnie R. Williams Sr. was “the Tic Tac man” to state health department officials who didn't think much of his miracle supplement pitches, a former Virginia health department deputy testified Tuesday, during the federal...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:08 PM
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.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:43 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:19 PM
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....