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  • In Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite the same

    In Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite the same
    In the U.S. battle against Ebola, quarantine rules depend on your zip code. For some it may feel like imprisonment or house arrest. For others it may be more like a staycation, albeit one with a scary and stressful edge. If they are lucky, the...
  • Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

    Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests
    Got milk? If you’re drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead. A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held...
  • San Mateo health officials reviewing Ebola quarantine of doctor

    San Mateo health officials reviewing Ebola quarantine of doctor
    Health officials Wednesday were reviewing the quarantine they set for a Stanford doctor who was treating Ebola patients in Liberia after the state and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued their own quarantine guidelines. When Dr. Colin...
  • State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola

    State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola
    California's top health officer has ordered a 21-day home quarantine for all returning medical workers or travelers who have had contact with a confirmed case of Ebola in West Africa, and invoked the possibility of imprisonment and fines if the...
  • Brandon Marshall hosting Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville children

    Brandon Marshall hosting Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville children
    Brandon Marshall and Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch in Water Tower Place will host a Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville Academy children Nov. 24. Maryville Academy, which is celebrating its 130th anniversary, serves troubled youth struggling with a...
  • State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds

    The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system. The department, which is responsible for...
  • Amanda Bynes leaves psychiatric facility, slams parents on Twitter

    Amanda Bynes leaves psychiatric facility, slams parents on Twitter
    Within hours of Amanda Bynes being released from a psychiatric facility in Pasadena, the actress on Friday took to Twitter to rant about her parents and mental state and vowed legal action to regain control of her life. Bynes was reportedly seen by...
  • Vitamin D deficiency rampant in neuromuscular diseases, study shows

     Vitamin D deficiency rampant in neuromuscular diseases, study shows
    A study by two Pennsylvania doctors shows that people suffering from neuromuscular diseases have a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, the Newswise news service reported Friday. The results were presented at the annual meeting of the American...
  • Lawsuit: 3 Des Plaines men fell ill after hunting, eating wild boar

    Lawsuit: 3 Des Plaines men fell ill after hunting, eating wild boar
    Three Des Plaines men who hunted wild boar at a ranch in Missouri are suing the ranch, claiming that the swine they killed and ate made them sick. According to the suit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court, Dimitar Kyurkchiev, Yordan Kyurkchiev...
  • Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection

    Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection
    An Oregon woman being monitored for possible Ebola infection has been hospitalized after registering a high temperature, state health officials said on Friday. The woman, who was being monitored after traveling to an Ebola-affected country, has been...
  • Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects

    Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects
    The latest Alzheimer's clinical trial in South Florida illustrates a trend: More and more, researchers are seeking younger, healthier patients — people in the disease's early stages or who don't even have the neurological disorder but may be at risk...