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  • Gov. Brown talks Ebola readiness with officials, hospitals, nurses

    Gov. Brown talks Ebola readiness with officials, hospitals, nurses
    Even with no confirmed cases of Ebola in California, the state's readiness for the disease was on Gov. Jerry Brown's agenda Tuesday, with the governor holding a series of meetings with public health officials and medical providers.  Among the agencies...
  • Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive

    Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive
    My adult son suffered from severe bipolar disorder. During his first manic episode in 1994, he became psychotic, paranoid and lost touch with reality. He made many attempts to get into the White House for what he thought were scheduled meetings with...
  • Colonial Behavioral Health Board has vacancy

    The York County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from those interested in serving on the Colonial Behavioral Health Board. The local community services board provides overall administration and coordination of "mental health, mental...
  • Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo is now virus-free; Nina Pham improving

    American journalist Ashoka Mukpo no longer has Ebola, health officials announced Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Texas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham's condition was upgraded to "good" from "fair," and Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the opening of a...
  • Gearing up for the Ebola threat: Front & Center

    Last week, officials delayed a flight from Charlotte, N.C., to Tampa because a passenger complained of Ebola-like symptoms. Officials transferred other travelers to another plane, disinfected the first plane, and tested the passenger. It was a false...
  • Neighbors concerned about Osceola ammunition maker

    Neighbors concerned about Osceola ammunition maker
    The state and Osceola County have pledged as much as $265,000 to bring an ammunition factory to a business center that is also home to an after-school program, church and health department. Rattlesnake Tactical LLC, which is affiliated with U.S....
  • Nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

    Nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'
    Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her...
  • Panic, not Ebola, is biggest enemy, civic and health leaders say

    There have been no confirmed cases of Ebola so far in Southern California, but anxiety over the disease has taken root. On Friday morning, health officials in Ventura County quelled rumors of a potential Ebola patient in Thousand Oaks. The patient did...
  • Atlanta has built-in advantage in Ebola preparation: Emory and CDC

    ATLANTA Five days after he finished treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, a young doctor was back home in New York, and four days after that he was riding the subway, going bowling and coming down with the infection himself. As New York City scrambles...
  • Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey

    Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey
    New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said...
  • Facing its first Ebola test, New York acts quickly and aggressively

    Facing its first Ebola test, New York acts quickly and aggressively
    City officials here had long worried that a patient infected with Ebola would eventually appear somewhere in this dense, bustling and chaotic city. It could quickly become a public health disaster in a place where strangers huddle together on subway...