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  • State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola

    State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola
    California's top health officer has ordered a 21-day home quarantine for all returning medical workers or travelers who have had contact with a confirmed case of Ebola in West Africa, and invoked the possibility of imprisonment and fines if the...
  • Brandon Marshall hosting Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville children

    Brandon Marshall hosting Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville children
    Brandon Marshall and Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch in Water Tower Place will host a Thanksgiving dinner for Maryville Academy children Nov. 24. Maryville Academy, which is celebrating its 130th anniversary, serves troubled youth struggling with a...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: With blood pressure, both numbers are important to overall health

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a high systolic (top number) blood pressure, but my diastolic (bottom number) is normal. What does this mean? Is it considered high blood pressure? Do I need any treatment? ANSWER: When measuring blood pressure, both numbers...
  • Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half Marathon, Festival

    Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half Marathon, Festival
    There's nothing funny about running a half marathon. For most people, it takes months of hard work, sweat, aches and pains. And despite the desire to "just finish" a 13.1 mile run, there's the added pressure to meet your training goal or set a...
  • Plunge in kindergartners' vaccination rate worries health officials

    Plunge in kindergartners' vaccination rate worries health officials
    California parents are deciding against vaccinating their kindergarten-age children at twice the rate they did seven years ago, a fact public health experts said is contributing to the reemergence of measles across the state and may lead to outbreaks of...
  • Couple Frustrated With Silence Over Loved One's Death At Southbury Training School

    Couple Frustrated With Silence Over Loved One's Death At Southbury Training School
    Beverly and John Matakaetis, who have fought for reforms at the Southbury Training School for two years after Beverly's brother died of a fungal infection while under Soutbury's care, said Wednesday that they may have reached the end of the advocacy road....
  • Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 Million

    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...
  • Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website

    Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website
    Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...
  • Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death

    Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death
    A Howard County judge ruled Wednesday that a teenager accused in her father's killing can plead not criminally responsible by reason of insanity, reversing his earlier decision that her plea was not filed on time. Sixteen-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold's...
  • 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...
  • CDC: Pennsylvania to expand Ebola monitoring

    Pennsylvania is one of six states that will implement expanded monitoring of travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken countries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Starting Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of...