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  • Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in NYC

    Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in NYC
    A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said residents...
  • New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola

    New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola
    Ebola turned up in the nation’s largest city Thursday when a Manhattan doctor who had treated victims of the deadly virus in Africa tested positive for it, less than a month after Ebola killed one person and sickened two nurses in Texas. The...
  • Mocha Moms of Howard County a support group for stay-at-home mothers

    These groups meet regularly. Abusive relationships — Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, 5457 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 310, Columbia. Free child care. 410-997-0304. Adult Children of Alcoholics — Wednesdays, 7 p.m....
  • Nurse Nina Pham is Ebola-free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'

    Nurse Nina Pham is Ebola-free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'
    Two weeks after she was admitted to the hospital with a fever, Dallas nurse Nina Pham is now Ebola-free and has been released from care. She met with President Obama in the Oval Office Friday afternoon, shortly after her release from the National...
  • Enfield Dentist Faces Final Hearing Dec. 3; Had Ellington Patient Die In His Chair

    Enfield Dentist Faces Final Hearing Dec. 3; Had Ellington Patient Die In His Chair
    The state Dental Commission on Dec. 3 will consider recommendations that Enfield dentist Rashmi Patel, who had an Ellington woman die in his chair after a full-mouth extraction, should never again treat a patient under sedation. That was one of the...
  • For the record

    No-fly zones: An article in the Nov. 10 Section A about flight restrictions over Disney theme parks misstated the Federal Aviation Administration's positions on no-fly zones over Disney parks and sports events by implying the agency was seeking their...
  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • UCLA, 4 other UC hospitals ready to treat California Ebola patients

    UCLA, 4 other UC hospitals ready to treat California Ebola patients
    Officials announced Friday that all five University of California medical centers are positioned to provide care for Californians with confirmed Ebola -- should any such cases arise. As of the announcement, there were no confirmed or suspected...
  • Facing its first Ebola test, New York acts quickly and aggressively

    Facing its first Ebola test, New York acts quickly and aggressively
    City officials here had long worried that a patient infected with Ebola would eventually appear somewhere in this dense, bustling and chaotic city. It could quickly become a public health disaster in a place where strangers huddle together on subway...
  • Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey

    Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey
    New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said...
  • Nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

    Nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'
    Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her...