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  • More than a decade later, SARS offers lessons on Ebola

    It was a novel virus whose early symptoms could easily be mistaken for a dozen other common afflictions. With no treatment or vaccine in hand, it bubbled up — and quickly mushroomed — in a group of poor, populous countries. Healthcare...
  • A boomer's advice for millennials

    A boomer's advice for millennials
    OK, so we're leaving you with a few bills to pay. But as we baby boomers hit retirement, keep in mind you millennials also have thrown us some curveballs. So before we fade away, here's some advice on how to live better lives. Oh, you can ignore us if...
  • Doctor Who Visited Liberia On Eve Of Ebola Outbreak Sees Dallas Case As Cautionary Tale

    Doctor Who Visited Liberia On Eve Of Ebola Outbreak Sees Dallas Case As Cautionary Tale
    Dr. Mary Zozulin was upset, but not surprised, at the news this week that a man with Ebola had been diagnosed in Dallas. "I've been expecting this," she said. Hospital officials in Connecticut and elsewhere say they are confident that proper...
  • Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be

    Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be
    If you or someone you know is planning work on a pre-1978 home, please make time to take precautions against the possibility of lead poisoning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that about 500,000 U.S children ages 1 to 5 have...
  • Frontier jet that carried Ebola patient made five more flights

    The Frontier Airlines jet that carried a Dallas healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola made five additional flights after her trip before it was taken out of service, according to a flight-monitoring website. Denver-based Frontier said in a statement...
  • Loyola Maryland students join campaign against sexual assault

    Loyola Maryland students join campaign against sexual assault
    Students at Loyola University Maryland are among several campuses across the nation drawing attention to on-campus sexual assault via an online campaign that encourages intervention and prevention. Chris Singlemann, director of public relations for...
  • Texas hospital defends actions; governor may declare emergency

    The Texas hospital where two nurses were infected with the Ebola virus said Thursday that it followed federal guidelines to protect against the spread of the deadly pathogen, as Dallas County officials called an emergency meeting to consider asking Gov....
  • American life expectancy hits record high

    American life expectancy hits record high
    Hey America, we're living longer than ever. Life expectancy in the U.S. has hit an all-time high, with the average American topping out at 78.8 years in 2012, according to research released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center...
  • Two steps behind on Ebola

    Two steps behind on Ebola
    The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal officials tried Thursday to convince a skeptical U.S. House committee — and millions of worried Americans — they they've got a grip on Ebola in this country. They...
  • CDC lowers temperature threshold for Ebola fever

    Without explanation, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has lowered its threshold for suspecting that someone might be infected with Ebola from 101.5 degrees to 100.4. The presence of fever remains the indication most relied upon...
  • Plane that carried Ebola nurse made stop in Lauderdale after her trip

    Plane that carried Ebola nurse made stop in Lauderdale after her trip
    The Frontier Airlines jet that carried a Dallas healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola made five additional flights, including a stop in Fort Lauderdale, after her trip before being taken out of service, according to a flight-monitoring website. Denver-...