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  • Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant

    Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant
    The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has awarded approximately $ 1.2 million in funding to help prevent substance abuse and mental illness by promoting family wellness throughout the Commonwealth.  Funds will be used...
  • Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...
  • Tinley Park to purchase Mental Health Center from state

    Tinley Park to purchase Mental Health Center from state
    Tinley Park trustees have agreed to purchase the multimillion-dollar former Mental Health Center to maintain control over one of the largest vacant properties in Cook County, officials said. Mayor Ed Zabrocki said he individually polled Village Board...
  • Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida

    Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida
    With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
  • New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola

    New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola
    A physician with Doctors Without Borders who recently returned from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at a New York City hospital, health officials said on Thursday, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the virus. The doctor developed a fever...
  • Virginia records adoptions, helps searches

    Half of all children given up for adoption will search for their birth parents at some point in their lives. Those adopted as infants are the most common group of people searching, and most often they start looking for the mother first, according to...
  • Regular smokes may be worse; e-cigs no panacea: Front Burner

    For many public-health professionals, e-cigarettes were the long-awaited solution to the tobacco epidemic. Finally, we have a product that looks like cigarettes, works like cigarettes and is popular among smokers, but without much of the harm of...
  • Draft Report: Newtown Schools Lacked Full Picture Of Lanza's Mental Health

    Draft Report: Newtown Schools Lacked Full Picture Of Lanza's Mental Health
    Newtown school officials appear to have had an incomplete mental health history of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza before he entered high school, according to a draft of a soon-to-be-released report by the state Office of the Child Advocate. The Courant...
  • UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor
    Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care. Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...
  • New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola

    New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola
    A physician with Doctors without Borders who returned from West Africa recently and developed potential symptoms tested positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital Thursday, becoming the city's first diagnosed case. The doctor was identified as...
  • Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in NYC

    Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in NYC
    A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said residents...