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  • Md. to stop providing updates on Ebola investigations, unless cases confirmed

    Md. to stop providing updates on Ebola investigations, unless cases confirmed
    State health officials are monitoring about 100 people who have traveled from Ebola-stricken countries but won't disclose any more information about their condition unless someone tests positive for the deadly virus. Under a state health department...
  • Amber Vinson defends herself after Ebola infection: 'I'm not reckless'

    Amber Vinson defends herself after Ebola infection: 'I'm not reckless'
    Amber Vinson gave a round of interviews Thursday morning, days after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, describing the physical toll that Ebola has had on her, and the emotional toll of critics who questioned her decision to fly...
  • Amanda Bynes DUI arrest: Probation may be revoked; jail possible

    Amanda Bynes DUI arrest: Probation may be revoked; jail possible
    Actress Amanda Bynes could face jail time if a judge revokes her probation after her arrest last weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, sources told The Times. Bynes, 28, was already on three years' probation for striking a Los...
  • Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Near Contract Deadline

    The state's largest health insurer and a network of five major Connecticut hospitals still had not reached an agreement Monday afternoon with less than 36 hours to go before the existing contract expires at midnight Tuesday. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue...
  • Flu shots now readily available on Peninsula

    Flu shots now readily available on Peninsula
    Production problems that delayed delivery of the seasonal flu vaccine to a number of providers have been resolved, according to Craig Parrish, director of pharmacy services for the Virginia Department of Health. "The situation we're dealing with now...
  • Crisis communications and Ebola: Advice for businesses

     Crisis communications and Ebola: Advice for businesses
    In the United States, there is no reason to panic over Ebola. For large corporations, though, it seems there is enough reason to plan for it, just in case. That's what I deduced when Chicago public relations consultant (and, for transparency: friend...
  • Amanda Bynes reportedly in L.A.-area hospital after erratic week in N.Y.

    Amanda Bynes reportedly in L.A.-area hospital after erratic week in N.Y.
    Amanda Bynes was reportedly placed in treatment in the Los Angeles area on Friday afternoon, possibly on a 72-hour psychiatric hold. Earlier in the day, the former child star had publicly accused her father of abuse, then recanted her accusations before...
  • Amanda Bynes rails against parents, mentions diagnosis and medication

    Amanda Bynes rails against parents, mentions diagnosis and medication
    Amanda Bynes was back online in the wee hours Tuesday and into the morning, telling the world about her parental and conservatorship woes and perhaps revealing a mental-health diagnosis. Perhaps. "I need to get an apartment and my parents won't give...
  • Flu Vaccines Scarce Nationwide

    Flu Vaccines Scarce Nationwide
    If you were hoping to get a flu shot, you might have to wait a little longer than normal this year. William Gerrish, spokesman for the Connecticut Department of Public Health, said Monday that the two national manufacturers of the flu vaccine are behind...
  • 13 Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus In Connecticut

    13 Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus In Connecticut
    HARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health said Monday that has received confirmation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of 12 new, laboratory-confirmed cases of enterovirus-D68 in Connecticut, bringing the total...
  • No trans fat cake for U. of I. prof about to turn 100

    No trans fat cake for U. of I. prof about to turn 100
    Just days away from his 100th birthday, University of Illinois adjunct professor Fred Kummerow continues to wage war on trans fats — personally from his kitchen table and professionally through a proliferation of research papers he is still...