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  • Officials begin tracing contacts of Texas patient diagnosed with Ebola

    A man who traveled from Liberia to visit family members in Texas tested positive for Ebola on Tuesday, marking the outbreak's first diagnosis outside of Africa, health officials said. The unidentified patient, who is critically ill, has been cared for...
  • FAU researcher collaborates on 'first-of-its-kind' tobacco study

    FAU researcher collaborates on 'first-of-its-kind' tobacco study
    Kicking the habit is tough, and in a newly published paper, a Florida Atlantic University researcher and her collaborators explain why: Nicotine withdrawal can mimic depression, making it more difficult to derive joy from even the best things in life....
  • Child dies of infection tied to Enterovirus D68, Rhode Island officials say

    Child dies of infection tied to Enterovirus D68, Rhode Island officials say
    A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection, in what state public health officials described on Wednesday as an unusual and dangerous combination. The child, a 10-year-old girl who was not named, died last...
  • Up to 18, including school kids, monitored after contact with U.S. Ebola patient

    Up to 18, including school kids, monitored after contact with U.S. Ebola patient
    Health experts were observing 12 to 18 people who were in contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States and who was in serious condition in a Texas hospital, officials said on Wednesday. Included are...
  • Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed

    Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed
    Shares of major airlines slid Wednesday in the wake of news that an air traveler from Africa to the U.S. had been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus. Although airline and medical experts emphasize that travelers cannot contract Ebola merely by flying...
  • CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year

      CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year
    In the first year that Chicago Public Schools stocked epinephrine injectors at all schools, nurses and other trained workers administered the hormone 38 times, according a study by Northwestern Medicine published Monday in the American Journal of...
  • With Ebola scare, travel industry hits rough patch

    With a series of embarrassing accidents in its wake, the $37.1-billion cruise industry was looking forward to a strong booking season this winter. Instead, cruise operators are facing the same crisis that has shaken the airline industry: Ebola....
  • Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...
  • A whisper of hope in Liberia's fight against Ebola deaths

    There’s a cautious, hopeful whisper among humanitarian workers and epidemiologists working to contain the Ebola virus in Liberia. Are there embryonic signs, they wonder, that indicate the crisis is ebbing? For several days, fewer bodies have...
  • CDC confirms first Ebola case diagnosed in United States

    CDC confirms first Ebola case diagnosed in United States
    A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally. The patient...
  • Confirman primer caso de ébola diagnosticado en Estados Unidos

    Confirman primer caso de ébola diagnosticado en Estados Unidos
    MIAMI - Funcionarios de salud estadounidenses dijeron el martes que por primera vez se diagnóstico el virus mortal del ébola a un paciente en Estados Unidos. Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) confirmaron el diagnóstico....