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  • Guidelines detail Ebola care; Illinois clarifies mandatory home quarantine

    Guidelines detail Ebola care; Illinois clarifies mandatory home quarantine
    Public health officials issued more detailed and coordinated guidelines Monday for handling the Ebola virus, but differed over the fundamental question of whether quarantining people at high risk should be mandatory. The debate intensified as...
  • Former Google executive's app aims to tackle chronic illness

    Former Google executive's app aims to tackle chronic illness
    Having difficulty managing chronic disease? Now there's an app for that. Vida, a new startup founded by Google Inc's former commerce chief, aims to help patients get healthy, reduce stress levels and lose weight through online "health coaches." Many...
  • 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...
  • Florida's Ebola response a model for other states: Editorial

    Florida is known for doing things to the extreme — and not always positively. When people around the country think about voting controversies, government corruption and debate fiascoes, the word "Florida" comes up. So give Gov. Rick Scott and many...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New arts center, party labels, and medical marijuana: Letters

    New arts center, party labels, and medical marijuana: Letters
    On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to attend a preview of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. I was overwhelmed by the beautiful, exciting, soaring structure. I have seen many performing-arts centers in this country and...
  • 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...