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  • Malloy, Foley Square Off in Fourth Debate

    Malloy, Foley Square Off in Fourth Debate
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley squared off Thursday in their fourth televised debate, clashing over state employee pensions, taxes, spending, and gun control. In a ballroom at the Connecticut Broadcasters Association...
  • Ebola pet threat? No evidence that dogs or cats spread the virus

    Ebola pet threat? No evidence that dogs or cats spread the virus
    Public health experts and animal lovers are carefully monitoring the health of a Dallas-area resident who may have had close contact with Nina Pham, the nurse being treated for Ebola virus disease at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. So far, there are...
  • 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...
  • Texas deputy, found free of Ebola, is released from hospital

    A Dallas County sheriff’s deputy, who had entered an apartment where an Ebola victim had stayed, left the hospital after tests showed he did not have the deadly virus, officials announced Thursday. Sgt. Michael Monnig was rushed to Texas Health...
  • Dallas nurses describe Ebola hospital care: 'There was no protocol'

    Dallas nurses describe Ebola hospital care: 'There was no protocol'
    A Liberian man who arrived by ambulance at a Dallas hospital with symptoms of Ebola sat for "several hours" in a room with other patients before being put in isolation, and the nurses who treated him wore flimsy gowns and had little protective gear,...
  • Ebola hoax on bus will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars, Metro says

    Ebola hoax on bus will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars, Metro says
    When a man shouted "I have Ebola!" on a Metro bus in Los Angeles on Monday, what followed was more than just a made-for-TV scare. The threat forced officials to quarantine the driver as a precaution and to take the bus out of service while it...
  • Digital doctors: China sees tech cure for healthcare woes

    HANGZHOU China (Reuters) - Liu Chunming almost died after a car crash in July in Taihe, a remote county in China's southeast Jiangxi province, but survived serious abdominal injuries thanks to specialist doctors who led his treatment from 1,000 kms (621...
  • Foley And Malloy Clash In Acerbic Debate

    Foley And Malloy Clash In Acerbic Debate
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley squared off Thursday in their fourth televised debate, clashing over state employee pensions, taxes, spending and gun control. In a ballroom at the Connecticut...
  • Liver donation proposal could leave some waiting longer for transplants

    WASHINGTON Christer Hiort needs a new liver the only known cure for a disease that has slowly damaged his bile ducts. He's been on the waiting list for seven months. Under the current transplant system, the Frisco, Texas, resident would probably wait...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference

    Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference
    PAINT THE MALL PINK 1 The Lehigh Valley Mall will hold "Paint the Mall Pink," a program to raise awareness about breast cancer and women's health, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature information from Lehigh Valley Health Network on breast cancer...
  • Medical, biotech stocks jump after U.S. nurse contracts Ebola

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of little-known medical equipment and biotech companies jumped on Wall Street on Monday, after news that a nurse had become the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus in the United States. Airline stocks, meanwhile,...