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  • Jesse Jackson meets with family of Ebola patient in Dallas

    Jesse Jackson meets with family of Ebola patient in Dallas
    Prominent civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson on Tuesday met the family of the man infected with Ebola and fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital, as health officials keep close tabs on those who came in contact with the patient The first...
  • Lehigh-Lafayette festivities to begin on Sunday morning at Coordinated Health event

    It is typically one of the biggest events in Lehigh Valley and with this year's special meeting at Yankee Stadium to commemorate Game No. 150 in this storied rivalry, you won't be able to go anywhere without hearing about Lehigh and Lafayette. What...
  • First Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S. dies; possible second case discounted

    First Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S. dies; possible second case discounted
    The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died on Wednesday, underscoring questions about the quality of care he received, and the government ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever. Liberian...
  • O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola

    O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola
    Chicago is expected to intensify the screening of airline passengers for public health risks, specifically Ebola, in the next few days with measures that would include taking the temperatures of individuals arriving at O’Hare International Airport,...
  • Man, 50, shot and killed in Hollywood was mental health counselor

    Man, 50, shot and killed in Hollywood was mental health counselor
    A 50-year-old man who was shot and killed in a Hollywood home he had been visiting was remembered as a committed substance abuse counselor and a fun-loving sports and live music fan. David Teitelbaum, of Pembroke Pines, was a guest in the home of...
  • Creative event helps mental health group

    Creative event helps mental health group
    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. It's an expression that Mark L. Hariton, a mentor with the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida's Listen to Children program, stresses to the children he guides. Hariton, who has volunteered with...
  • Lawmakers question Obama's $6-billion request for Ebola funding

    Weighing President Obama’s request for billions of dollars in new funding to combat the Ebola virus, lawmakers on Wednesday pressed federal agencies to explain how the additional money would help in the fight against the disease. Members of the...
  • In push to keep mentally ill out of jail, county to expand crisis centers

    In push to keep mentally ill out of jail, county to expand crisis centers
    At the urging of Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey and others lobbying to keep mentally ill people from being locked up in county jails, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Wednesday to fund several programs for people undergoing psychiatric crises. The...
  • Report: State board overlooked doctor's rape conviction

    Report: State board overlooked doctor's rape conviction
    The Maryland Board of Physicians had been alerted to red flags about Dr. William Dando by officials in two states but still allowed him to practice medicine, an inspector general's report has found. Georgia officials told the board they planned to deny...
  • Chamber holds 'Roaring Twenties' gala

    It was a party that might have been taken straight from famed author F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. Lovely ladies in glittery flapper dresses, long strands of pearls, their chin-length bobs festooned with feathered headbands came...
  • Jackie Lacey's ideas for reducing the number of mentally ill in L.A.'s jails

    Jackie Lacey's ideas for reducing the number of mentally ill in L.A.'s jails
    In the ideal world, police responding to a disturbing-the-peace or petty crime call arrive at the scene with the training to discern whether the subject's behavior is due at least in part to a mental health problem. They defuse the situation and turn...