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  • Mohney family killings: Dad was getting mental health help, attorney said

    Mohney family killings: Dad was getting mental health help, attorney said
    The 52-year-old father who shot his three children, killing two of them before turning a gun on himself, was getting mental-health treatment before the rampage, his attorney said Monday. Attorney Douglas Kneller, who represented David Mohney in his...
  • Critical period begins for Akron-area contacts of Texas nurse with ebola

    AKRON, Ohio Summit County, Ohio, residents who spent time with a Texas nurse days before she tested positive for Ebola are now entering the average incubation period for the deadly viral disease. On average, people who contract Ebola show symptoms of...
  • First round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

    DALLAS The countdown has begun. With the first round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation Monday, all eyes are on Nov. 7. That is when the remaining 120 people in the Dallas Fort Worth area will complete their time, Dallas Mayor Mike...
  • U.S. ramps up Ebola response using military

    U.S. ramps up Ebola response using military
    The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government's new ...
  • Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion

    Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion
    Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines. They had been exposed to Jallah's mother'...
  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at home

    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...
  • As quarantine ends, Ebola victim's fiancee praises nurses

    One day before Thomas Eric Duncan’s friends and family were to get out of quarantine, his fiancee said they remain healthy, but that she aches for the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for him. Louise Troh issued a statement Sunday...
  • Theme parks report third-quarter injuries

    Theme parks report third-quarter injuries
    A dozen people reported serious health problems or injuries on Disney World rides during the third quarter of 2014, while two such incidents were reported at Universal Orlando and one at SeaWorld. Universal reported no major incidents at its newest...