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  • Our silence, their anguish

    On March 27, an Atlantic City grand jury charged Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice with felony aggravated assault for knocking his fiancé unconscious in February. On March 28, one day after the indictment, Mr. Rice and Janay Palmer, his fiancee, were...
  • Langley airmen return home after Ebola mission

    Langley airmen return home after Ebola mission
    HAMPTON — Airmen from Langley Air Force Base who deployed to West Africa last month as part of an international effort to contain the spread of Ebola there returned home early Monday morning. A base spokesman said the 633rd Medical Group...
  • Reader feedback August 9: Civic engagement, Ebola outbreak

    Curtailing public's input The Daily Press shared an editorial on civic engagement at city halls, including the following passage: It was with disappointment we greeted the decision by the Newport News City Council to reduce the time provided to each...
  • Scott wants CDC to contact more people who flew on same plane as second Ebola patient

    Scott wants CDC to contact more people who flew on same plane as second Ebola patient
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants the CDC to contact all passengers who traveled on the same Frontier Airlines plane as the Texas health-care worker who is now the second person to be infected with Ebola after caring for a Liberian patient. The plane made...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $97,666 for immunization services

    HAMPTON — Flu season is just beginning nationwide, meaning immunization clinics will be popping up throughout Hampton Roads. The city of Hampton has budgeted $97,666 for immunization services during the 2015 fiscal year. The service is...
  • Free dental care in Newport News sets groundwork for health

    Good dental health is inextricably entwined with overall health and well being. Local groups are ensuring that everyone has access to care. Earlier this month the Community Free Clinic in Newport News joined with Newport News Links Inc. and the...
  • 6 ways to avoid being stupid about Ebola

    Ebola fever in the United States -- the social, not the medical, phenomenon -- is moving toward a climax. Nearly two-thirds of respondents in a fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll said they're "concerned about a widespread Ebola epidemic in the United...
  • We can do better on these health hazards

    Over and over again, the ready availability of prescription drugs to unauthorized users is cited as a major contributor to drug abuse and death and as the gateway to illegal drugs for minors. So why do we make it so difficult to dispose of unused,...
  • Gripe o "flu": Vacunarse, porque mejor prevenir que lamentar

    Gripe o "flu": Vacunarse, porque mejor prevenir que lamentar
    DAVENPORT — Un proverbio chino reza: "Las bendiciones nunca vienen en pares, y los infortunios nunca vienen solos". Esta parece ser la realidad si se toma en cuenta que pocos hablan de que ya ha llegado la temporada de gripe o "flu", quizás porque...
  • Jonah Goldberg: With Ebola crisis, Hollywood movie not so far-fetched, it seems

    Jonah Goldberg: With Ebola crisis, Hollywood movie not so far-fetched, it seems
    While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?" "Two days ago." Fortunately, the scene is from a movie, "Contagion," though it's probably close enough to what is...
  • Segunda enfermera con ébola en EEUU recibe tratamiento en Atlanta; cierran escuelas por precaución

    Segunda enfermera con ébola en EEUU recibe tratamiento en Atlanta; cierran escuelas por precaución
    La segunda enfermera que contrajo el ébola en Estados Unidos era tratada el jueves en un hospital de Atlanta, mientras que la noticia de que había viajado en avión con síntomas de la enfermedad aumentó el temor de una propagación del virus y generó...