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  • U.S. Embassy warns of crime on the rise in the Bahamas

     U.S. Embassy warns of crime on the rise in the Bahamas
    Bahamas: The U.S. Embassy in Nassau released an advisory warning of increased crime across the country. Most notable were the sexual assaults of at least three American women by water scooter operators on Paradise Island in recent months. In addition to...
  • New York doctor infected with Ebola to be released from hospital

    New York doctor infected with Ebola to be released from hospital
    NEW YORK, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A New York doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola after working with patients in West Africa will be released on Tuesday from a hospital where he has been treated for the disease, the hospital said. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, had...
  • International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV

    International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV
    The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims. A Mississippi baby who was infected at birth appeared to remain clear of the virus for nearly two years, even though she was...
  • How Ebola spread to Mali: The lessons learned

    When the father of Mali’s first confirmed Ebola victim, a 2-year-old girl, fell ill while working at a private clinic in neighboring Guinea, fellow townspeople suspected witchcraft. The man's father advised him to return to their native village of...
  • Here's hoping you Ebola panic mongers are feeling just a bit abashed now

    Here's hoping you Ebola panic mongers are feeling just a bit abashed now
    This just in: New York doctor infected with Ebola to be released from hospital. A New York doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola after working with patients in West Africa will be released on Tuesday from a hospital where he has been treated for the...
  • African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth

    African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth
    The little boy born just before sunset was lucky. He had stopped breathing just after his mother delivered him into a shawl as she lay in a cramped hospital ward here in this provincial town 100 miles north of the capital, Maputo. Fortunately, a group...
  • Free of Ebola, New York City doctor to be released from hospital

    Free of Ebola, New York City doctor to be released from hospital
    A New York City doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola after working with patients in West Africa will be released on Tuesday from a hospital where he has been treated for the disease, the hospital said. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, had been held in isolation in...
  • Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush

    Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush
    A relieved Dallas got the U.S. government's all-clear on Friday from Ebola, and former President George W. Bush marked the event by visiting the hospital that was at the center of fighting the virus and the origin of an American scare over the disease....
  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
  • 13 Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus In Connecticut

    13 Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus In Connecticut
    HARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health said Monday that has received confirmation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of 12 new, laboratory-confirmed cases of enterovirus-D68 in Connecticut, bringing the total...
  • Ebola epidemic more deadly than all previous combined, report says

    Ebola epidemic more deadly than all previous combined, report says
    The Ebola epidemic has already killed more people than all previous outbreaks combined, and an alarming new analysis by the World Health Organization suggests it already may be too late to prevent the virus from taking up permanent residence among...