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  • Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals

    Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals
    Darrell Steinberg took the helm of the state Senate six years ago with the global economy in a meltdown that choked off tax revenue, causing the state budget deficit to balloon to $42 billion. It took Steinberg and other state leaders four years that...
  • Before Ebola, feds cut money to hospitals

    Before Ebola, feds cut money to hospitals
    As Pennsylvania hospitals work to remain ready for any number of public health emergencies — from likely disasters such as a busy flu season to unlikely events such as an Ebola outbreak — they are doing so with dramatically reduced federal...
  • William A. Reinke, international health expert

    William A. Reinke, international health expert
    William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
  • Carnival passenger quarantined after Ebola concerns

    Carnival passenger quarantined after Ebola concerns
    The cruise industry is the latest to face concerns over the growing threat of the Ebola virus. A passenger aboard a Carnival Cruise Line ship out of Galveston, Texas, has been quarantined after possible contact with testing samples of a deceased Ebola...
  • Hospital head is board recertified

    Jack Ivie, president of Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center, recently earned board recertification in healthcare management. The credentialing system is multifaceted and involves passing the Board of Governors examination in...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness
    Virginia is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group, which will be responsible for coordinating resources and personnel, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday in a...
  • After Ebola ebbs, will the world again leave Africa to die?

    After Ebola ebbs, will the world again leave Africa to die?
    The problem with crisis-oriented assistance programs in the Third World is that crises, no matter how urgent they are, eventually fade. Too often, when the crisis disappears, so too do the armies of aid workers and buckets of money deployed by the...
  • After brief scare, Pentagon says ill tourist did not have Ebola

    A woman at the Pentagon who was rushed to a Virginia hospital after police found her vomiting in the parking lot Friday does not have the Ebola virus, local health officials said. After reviewing her travel history and questioning the woman, who has not...
  • Ebola in the U.S.: 1,000 people under some level of watch

    Whether by land, sea or air, the fear of Ebola has been spreading at a pace far faster than the growth in the number of people diagnosed with the disease. In recent days, the number of people who have been asked to monitor themselves for symptoms has...
  • In Dallas, fear of Ebola seeps into daily routines

    In Dallas, fear of Ebola seeps into daily routines
    The deadly Ebola virus has struck three people all living within a few miles of one another — and of Christine Carey. Since the first patient was diagnosed Sept. 30, Carey has been attending news conferences and pestering public officials to...
  • More than 200 Boca firefighters undergo Ebola training, just in case

    More than 200 Boca firefighters undergo Ebola training, just in case
    They looked like they were on the set of a science-fiction movie — these two men in large, baggy white suits. A tube secured to one firefighter's face ran down to what looked like a waist pack. Both firefighters wore bright blue gloves, with...