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  • The uninsured in U.S. raise Ebola risk

     The uninsured in U.S. raise Ebola risk
    — Fear of Ebola has been climbing steadily in the United States since Tuesday's announcement that a Liberian traveler in Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan, was diagnosed with the disease after having been in Texas for eight days. A month ago, a Harvard...
  • Stopping Ebola in the U.S.: A lesson from Dallas

    Stopping Ebola in the U.S.: A lesson from Dallas
    After four health care workers with Ebola were flown from West Africa to the United States for care last month, the first case in the U.S. has been diagnosed in a Liberian man visiting Dallas. While it's extremely unlikely this case will lead to a...
  • Chicago-area hospitals on guard for Ebola

    With a first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the U.S., several Chicago-area hospitals Wednesday were on increased alert for the possibility of the disease appearing here — and said they are fully prepared if it does. Northwestern Medicine...
  • Ebola: Don't be scared. Be careful.

    Ebola: Don't be scared. Be careful.
    Federal officials announced Tuesday that a passenger who flew from Liberia to Dallas last month had become the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. On Wednesday came word that health officials are monitoring several more people for signs of...
  • Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at home

    Ebola fears have not yet affected international business travel, according to one poll, but another suggests Americans at large are concerned enough that they are curbing overseas trips. A poll released Thursday by the Global Business Travel...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Immigrant keeps suicide watch over fellow refugees from Bhutan

    Immigrant keeps suicide watch over fellow refugees from Bhutan
    Som Subedi is stuck in traffic. He's running late to check on one of his flock: a 37-year-old woman who's among scores of newly arrived Bhutanese immigrants he watches over like a worried parent. Ran Gurung is on Subedi's watch list. A refugee advocate,...
  • Ebola cases in the U.S.

    Ebola cases in the U.S.
    There have been eight cases of Ebola seen in the United States since the beginning of August. A Liberian man who died Oct. 8 in a Dallas, Texas hospital was the first person diagnosed with the virus on U.S. soil. Two hospital employees who cared for the...
  • 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,...