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  • 50 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms

    50 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms
    Fifty people in Texas will be monitored daily for possible Ebola symptoms, including 10 who are considered at high risk because of their exposure to a patient now being treated for the deadly virus, public health officials said Friday. The larger...
  • 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...
  • Social media lead patients to Orlando Health for new treatment

    Social media lead patients to Orlando Health for new treatment
    People might not expect to find life-changing medical treatment 2,400 miles from home via Facebook, but Amy Caterina did. The San Diego woman, who suffers from a chronic, painful swelling of the arms or legs called lymphedema, saw posts on Facebook...
  • Harvest festival gives Korean Angelenos a taste of home

    Harvest festival gives Korean Angelenos a taste of home
    In a shaded tent winding up Irolo Street in Koreatown, vendors from all over South Korea sold their regional specialties, including dried seaweed, sliced plum pickles, dried mussels, pickled octopus and marsh snail oil. Throngs of mostly elderly...
  • Illinois: Top reasons patients seek marijuana are cancer, MS

    Cancer, severe fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries are the most common conditions cited for patients who have sought permission to use medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Wednesday. About 6,300 people have begun the...
  • A troubled veteran at the White House's door

    A troubled veteran at the White House's door
    Omar Gonzalez was always popular along this quiet cul-de-sac of neat suburban homes near Ft. Hood. "Omar, Omar!" children would shout as they ran to his front door. But at some point, neighbors of the decorated combat veteran started to worry. David...
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day by becoming volunteer

    The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...
  • South Windsor Woman's Goal: Mental Health Help For Officers

    South Windsor Woman's Goal: Mental Health Help For Officers
    EAST HARTFORD — Nothing seemed unusual about East Hartford police Officer Paul Buchanan on the final morning of his life. Those early hours on March 12, 2013, were pretty routine as Buchanan and his wife, Trish, prepared to go to work. He brown-...
  • Rabid cat found, captured in Reisterstown

    Rabid cat found, captured in Reisterstown
    Baltimore County health officials say a rabid cat was found and captured near Delight Road in Reisterstown this week. The male cat, found Monday, is a gray, tiger-striped tabby, and officials say it may have had a limp while it was in the community. The...
  • Up to 18, including school kids, monitored after contact with U.S. Ebola patient

    Up to 18, including school kids, monitored after contact with U.S. Ebola patient
    Health experts were observing 12 to 18 people who were in contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States and who was in serious condition in a Texas hospital, officials said on Wednesday. Included are...
  • Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed

    Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed
    Shares of major airlines slid Wednesday in the wake of news that an air traveler from Africa to the U.S. had been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus. Although airline and medical experts emphasize that travelers cannot contract Ebola merely by flying...