RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Health

A collection of news and information related to Health published by this site and its partners.

Top Health Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola

    Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reportedly claimed close to 4,000 lives, and World Health Organization officials believe the true death toll could be far higher. An international response including U.S. military personnel, as well as assistance from...
  • Judge orders West Boca nanny murder trial to continue; defendant ruled "marginally competent"

    Judge orders West Boca nanny murder trial to continue; defendant ruled "marginally competent"
    Jerry Wiggins' trial in the kidnapping, rape and strangulation murder of a West Boca nanny will continue uninterrupted, a judge ruled Friday after a psychologist declared the defendant "marginally competent." Paul Bryan reported that Wiggins, 38, has low...
  • 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,...
  • Cities, states scramble after Ebola missteps in Dallas expose planning gaps

    Cities, states scramble after Ebola missteps in Dallas expose planning gaps
    The missteps in Dallas's handling of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States have revealed an uncomfortable reality: state and city plans for handling the deadly virus are based on generic recommendations for everything from measles to floods,...
  • Apodaca: Sufficient sleep is essential for healthy minds and bodies

    When my younger son was a junior in high school, his packed schedule left appallingly insufficient time for a basic human need: sleep. He was taking four advanced placement classes, played sports, and was co-captain of his school's mock trial team, a...
  • Mental-health bill would help families before crisis strikes

    At age 27, my son's life and the lives of his family changed forever. He was transformed into a different person. His behavior became weird, psychotic and delusional. He was obsessed with neurotic religious beliefs: He thought that God had anointed him...
  • Brandon Marshall, Protein Bar team up to sell 'Crazy Stigma Green' drink

    Brandon Marshall, Protein Bar team up to sell 'Crazy Stigma Green' drink
    Customers at Protein Bar may do a double take when they see that the healthy fast food chain has teamed up with Brandon Marshall to sell a blended drink called Crazy Stigma Green. I know I did. And according to Marshall, who was diagnosed with...
  • 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.
    Actress 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...
  • Texas health worker becomes first person to contract Ebola in U.S.

    Texas health worker becomes first person to contract Ebola in U.S.
    A Texas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease in Dallas last week, raising concern about how U.S. medical guidelines aimed at stopping the spread of the disease were breached. Texas Health Presbyterian...
  • CDC Director: It is possible other Texas hospital workers exposed

    CDC Director: It is possible other Texas hospital workers exposed
    A Texas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease in Dallas last week, raising concern about how U.S. medical guidelines aimed at stopping the spread of the disease were breached. Texas Health Presbyterian...
  • Day Kimball Phase 2 emergency dept. opens

    Day Kimball Hospital opened its doors to showcase a new wing of its Townsend Emergency Medical Center on Oct. 9. Nine patient rooms, a laboratory processing area and a central nurses station will be operational as soon as the Department of Public Health...