| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:29 PM
On a November day four years ago, inside a Bloomingdale townhouse, Marci Webber killed her 4-year-old daughter, an act a court-appointed psychologist later said happened while Webber had lost touch with reality.
Just two years ago, Webber, a New York...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:48 AM
A person who sought treatment at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News for symptoms similar to those associated with Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus, a hospital spokesman said Friday. The patient, who was isolated for...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
How would Los Angeles County deal with a suspected Ebola case?
Any hospital in Los Angeles County would be able to treat the patient, said Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, the county health officer. All that’s required is a hospital room with its own...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:15 PM
State health inspectors have found a string of infection-control problems at Community Health Services in north Hartford, including inadequate handling of patients who arrive with a cough, fever or rash; unsanitary conditions; and poor sterilization...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
NEWINGTON — They might be called mental illness paramedics.
The Human Services Department is seeking residents to attend an Oct. 18 forum that will teach them to recognize and assist teenagers in psychological distress.
"It's basically the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:11 PM
A consultant hired to find a way to divert the mentally ill from Los Angeles County's jail system found that not enough law enforcement officers were trained to handle people undergoing a mental health crisis.
In a report made public Wednesday, the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:36 AM
For nine long months, 3-year-old Dominick Mastrino excitedly prepared for his upcoming role as a big brother.
But when baby sister Vera Antoinette finally arrived at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital last week weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, the fact that she was...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:12 AM
It's likely one of the least talked about but often thought about factors in our sex lives: the fantasy world. Researchers in Montreal, however, have compelled Quebec residents to pull back the curtain in an attempt to distinguish normal from abnormal...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
A 16-year-old student who police say wanted to kill people at his arts high school in Towson was charged as an adult Monday after homemade explosive devices and a gun were found in his Monkton home.
The arrest, which comes two years after a shooting...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Today is the last day adults, 18 and older, can register to vote on Nov. 4, Election Day.
Voters will choose among candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. House of Representatives, and state House and half the state Senate.