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  • U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports

    U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports
    After growing steadily for nearly two decades, the rate of Type 2 diabetes among American adults appears to have stalled, according to a comprehensive new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC team said the...
  • Ebola epidemic more deadly than all previous combined, report says

    Ebola epidemic more deadly than all previous combined, report says
    The Ebola epidemic has already killed more people than all previous outbreaks combined, and an alarming new analysis by the World Health Organization suggests it already may be too late to prevent the virus from taking up permanent residence among...
  • Can the U.S. healthcare system do as well against Ebola as Nigeria's just did?

    Two. That’s the total number of known Ebola cases in the United States today — the two infected nurses from Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Nina Pham and Amber Vincent. That’s two cases in a country of 319 million...
  • Calm down, America, Ebola isn't about to kill us all

    A Texas university refuses to accept students from Nigeria, where there were a couple dozen Ebola cases before the disease was quickly stopped. Louisiana refuses to allow incinerated trash from the treatment of Texas' first Ebola victim, Thomas Eric...
  • New Ebola protection guidelines leave no bare skin

    After pointed criticism from healthcare workers and relatives of an Ebola-infected nurse, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new guidelines Monday for hospital protective gear. The guidelines, which were scheduled to be posted...
  • Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion

    Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion
    Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines. They had been exposed to Jallah's mother'...
  • Let's reappropriate Purple Friday [Letter]

    Let's reappropriate Purple Friday [Letter]
    Like thousands of others across Maryland, our staff just celebrated our first Purple Friday of the season. We have a long-running office football pool, and each week a miniature traveling statue of Edgar Allan Poe — clad in a Ravens jersey —...
  • Diabetes rates may be leveling off overall: U.S. health officials

    Diabetes rates may be leveling off overall: U.S. health officials
    The drastic increases in the number of people living with diabetes and the number of new cases diagnosed each year may have leveled off, according to U.S. health officials. Researchers found little change in the prevalence and incidence of diabetes...
  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly
    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation. At least that's what the so-called "scientists" and "dictionaries" and "people throughout history" want you to believe. I, however, have it on good authority from...
  • As quarantine ends, Ebola victim's fiancee praises nurses

    One day before Thomas Eric Duncan’s friends and family were to get out of quarantine, his fiancee said they remain healthy, but that she aches for the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for him. Louise Troh issued a statement Sunday...
  • Americans want someone to blame for Ebola

    With a new week, and the possibility of additional Ebola patients, Americans — or at least American politicians — have an urgent need: someone to blame. After all, while more than 4,000 Africans dying of Ebola was not enough to grab our...