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  • UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor
    Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care. Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...
  • Better statewide coordination called for to help fight Ebola-type diseases in Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas Hospital officials around the state say they need better communication and coordination between all levels of health authorities, standardized protocols and greater access to protective gear to deal with threatening infectious diseases...
  • New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola

    New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola
    A physician with Doctors without Borders who returned from West Africa recently and developed potential symptoms tested positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital Thursday, becoming the city's first diagnosed case. The doctor was identified as...
  • State Orders 9 Quarantined Amid Ebola Concerns

    State Orders 9 Quarantined Amid Ebola Concerns
    Nine people are being quarantined in the state so they may be monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, state health officials said Wednesday. The Department of Public Health has issued four quarantine orders, involving the nine unidentified...
  • U.S. ramps up Ebola response using military

    U.S. ramps up Ebola response using military
    The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government's new ...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Child hospitalized in Chicago to be tested for Ebola

    Child hospitalized in Chicago to be tested for Ebola
    Two travelers from Liberia who are being monitored for Ebola in Chicago have both shown signs of improvement, but one will be tested for the disease out of “an abundance of caution,” health officials said. A child passenger from the West...
  • Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion

    Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion
    Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines. They had been exposed to Jallah's mother'...
  • Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant

    Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant
    The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has awarded approximately $ 1.2 million in funding to help prevent substance abuse and mental illness by promoting family wellness throughout the Commonwealth.  Funds will be used...
  • As quarantine ends, Ebola victim's fiancee praises nurses

    One day before Thomas Eric Duncan’s friends and family were to get out of quarantine, his fiancee said they remain healthy, but that she aches for the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for him. Louise Troh issued a statement Sunday...
  • Tinley Park to purchase Mental Health Center from state

    Tinley Park to purchase Mental Health Center from state
    Tinley Park trustees have agreed to purchase the multimillion-dollar former Mental Health Center to maintain control over one of the largest vacant properties in Cook County, officials said. Mayor Ed Zabrocki said he individually polled Village Board...