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  • Marshall tries to "shed light on some dark topics" with fundraiser

    Marshall tries to "shed light on some dark topics" with fundraiser
    While serious social issues, including domestic and child abuse, dominate recent headlines involving the National Football League, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall continues to promote mental health awareness. “We have an amazing platform,...
  • U.S. health workers rally for Dallas nurse with Ebola, students pray

    DALLAS (Reuters) - Thousands of U.S. health workers have joined social media campaigns in the past few days to support a Texas nurse who became the first person infected with Ebola in the United States, which she contracted caring for a dying African...
  • No 'best practices' could guarantee Maryland's safety if fracking is allowed [Letter]

    No 'best practices' could guarantee Maryland's safety if fracking is allowed [Letter]
    Your editorial of Oct. 4 regarding the release by Maryland environmental regulators of a "risk analysis" for potential shale gas development did not note that the risk analysis was conducted before release in September of Maryland's health study. It...
  • State Experts Want Focus On Mental Health Issues After Weight-Loss Surgery

    Morbidly obese individuals who had weight loss surgery are seeking treatment for eating disorders years after their procedure, prompting concerns among some experts about the assessment process used to identify surgical candidates. "They are terrified of...
  • Ohio Health Department tracing contacts of second nurse with Ebola

    (Reuters) - The Ohio Health Department said it is tracing contacts of a second Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola who flew from Cleveland to Dallas one day before she tested positive for the virus. The department is also working with airline officials...
  • Ebola ruled out as possibility for JFK patient

    Ebola ruled out as possibility for JFK patient
    Palm Beach County health officials followed federal guidelines in ruling out Ebola as a possible diagnosis for a patient transported by ambulance to JFK Medical Center on Wednesday. The woman, who had recently visited Africa, was staying at the Four...
  • Exercising three times a week significantly cuts depression risk

    LONDON (Reuters) - Exercising three times a week reduces the odds of developing depression by around 16 percent, scientists said on Wednesday -- and for every extra weekly activity session, the risk drops further. In a study conducted as part of a public...
  • Nurses at Dallas hospital describe poor safety measures with Ebola victim

    Nurses at a Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola described a confused and chaotic response to his arrival in the emergency room, alleging in a statement Tuesday that he languished for hours in a room with other patients and that hospital...
  • Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

    The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation’s leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where...
  • Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 Million

    The Newington family of Jackie Kiley Jr., who died of a fungal infection while under the care of Southbury Training School, has filed notice of a $5 million wrongful-death claim against the state. In a letter to the state claims commissioner, who will...
  • Ebola cases in the United States

    (Reuters) - There have been eight cases of Ebola seen in the United States since the beginning of August. A Liberian man who died Oct. 8 in a Dallas, Texas hospital was the first person diagnosed with the virus on U.S. soil. Two hospital employees who...