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  • Lawsuit: 3 Des Plaines men fell ill after hunting, eating wild boar

    Lawsuit: 3 Des Plaines men fell ill after hunting, eating wild boar
    Three Des Plaines men who hunted wild boar at a ranch in Missouri are suing the ranch, claiming that the swine they killed and ate made them sick. According to the suit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court, Dimitar Kyurkchiev, Yordan Kyurkchiev...
  • Cyclamen mites are killing her African violets

    Cyclamen mites are killing her African violets
    Q: I am hoping you can give me a diagnosis on my ailing African violets. All of them were doing fine and then suddenly last winter 90 percent of them developed something at the crown. None of the existing leaves died, but after a few months no leaves...
  • Ebola should not spawn more useless 'security theater'

    Who would have thought that Doctors Without Borders would need a public relations boost? The organization's medical personnel traverse the world, often at great personal risk, to maintain hospitals and clinics in the midst of wars, famines and epidemics....
  • Individual genetic differences may affect Ebola survival: study

    Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many others perish. A new study provides strong evidence that individual genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease. Researchers at the...
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride

    Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride
    A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage. Attorneys for...
  • Pictures in the News | October 24, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where patient Nina Pham is hugged by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, outside of National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Pham, the...
  • Second Texas healthcare worker with Ebola had been on plane recently

    Second Texas healthcare worker with Ebola had been on plane recently
    DALLAS (Reuters) - A second Texas healthcare worker who tested positive for Ebola after caring for a patient with the virus had traveled by plane a day before she reported symptoms, U.S. and airline officials said on Wednesday. The worker at Texas...
  • Nurses at Dallas hospital describe poor safety measures with Ebola victim

    Nurses at a Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola described a confused and chaotic response to his arrival in the emergency room, alleging in a statement Tuesday that he languished for hours in a room with other patients and that hospital...
  • Reader feedback Oct. 15: Woman tests negative for Ebola in Richmond, Newport News seeks grant for streetscaping

    Woman tests negative for Ebola virus in Richmond A woman who was evaluated for Ebola in Richmond tested negative for the infection, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Tuesday. The woman visited a nearby clinic on Monday with a low-grade fever, and...
  • Ebola puts Lehigh Valley hospitals on alert

    If you're feeling feverish and achy and go to your doctor's office or a hospital, don't be surprised when they ask if you've recently been to West Africa. You may have the flu — it is flu season, after all — but health care institutions in...
  • Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts

    Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts
    — The first known case of Ebola contracted in the United States is giving urgency to moves by lawmakers to boost funding for a response after years of cuts to federal prevention and research budgets. With health officials raising the prospect of...