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  • Grandstanding politicians behind Ebola fear-mongering

    Grandstanding politicians behind Ebola fear-mongering
    Who would have thought 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....
  • Rare Intestinal Disease Is Life Threatening For Preemies

    Rare Intestinal Disease Is Life Threatening For Preemies
    Morgan Vaughan's 4th birthday celebration was all about Lightning McQueen and family joy. "Morgan is a character," smiles his grandmother, Mary Midolo of Naugatuck. "He's a very happy child. Even in the hospital as a tiny baby, he wasn't a real crier....
  • Thomas A. Cebula, microbiologist and JHU professor

    Thomas A. Cebula, microbiologist and JHU professor
    Thomas A. Cebula, a lauded microbiologist who helped develop ways to speed up the identification of dangerous pathogens and taught as a visiting professor at the Johns Hopkins University, died Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital following a heart attack....
  • Dept. of Health shares information on Ebola, Enterovirus D68 and more

    Dept. of Health shares information on Ebola, Enterovirus D68 and more
    The Northeast District Department of Health sponsored a community conversation and information exchange about Ebola and Enterovirus D68 on Oct. 29. The two-hour session brought together panelists and professionals from Day Kimball Hospital, Generations...
  • Scanning the globe for viruses, from Baltimore

    Scanning the globe for viruses, from Baltimore
    Somewhere in our conversation about Ebola and other viruses, Dr. Robert Gallo mentions crows. The man's mind works at warp speed — even without the jolt of caffeine from a midafternoon coffee at his office in West Baltimore — and he rattles...
  • Ebola-infected New York doctor improves; Dallas nurse reunited with dog

    Ebola-infected New York doctor improves; Dallas nurse reunited with dog
    A New York doctor with Ebola, whose case triggered a national debate over mandatory quarantines for health workers returning from West Africa, was upgraded to stable condition on Saturday after nine days of treatment. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, the only...
  • Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove

    Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove
    When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United...
  • Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection

    Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection
    An Oregon woman being monitored for possible Ebola infection has been hospitalized after registering a high temperature, state health officials said on Friday. The woman, who was being monitored after traveling to an Ebola-affected country, has been...
  • Ebola quarantines trample freedom

    Ebola quarantines trample freedom
    I am a faithful and loving husband to a wonderful woman, and I do not make a practice of hugging women I don't know. But if I had the chance, I wouldn't hesitate to embrace Kaci Hickox. She apparently would be willing. In denouncing the quarantine...
  • 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...