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  • Yes: Critics' scare tactics cloud medicinal benefits

    Sometimes, decisions that seem difficult at a glance can be boiled down to one simple choice. I believe this is the case with Amendment 2, a measure on the ballot this November that would allow for doctors to recommend the medical use of marijuana by...
  • Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria now under control, CDC says

    Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria now under control, CDC says
    The Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria appear to be under control, with no new cases reported in more than 21 days, according to reports issued Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As international health officials...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Live video: CDC press conference on U.S. Ebola case

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  • Live: CDC Press Conference On First U.S. Ebola Case

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  • First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S. - CDC

    U.S. health officials said on Tuesday that the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country after flying from Liberia to Texas, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally. The...
  • Texas hospital evaluating patient who may have Ebola

    A Texas hospital is evaluating a patient whose symptoms and recent travel history raised fears of Ebola.  Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has the unidentified patient in strict isolation, the hospital said a statement late Monday, and it is...
  • Bon Secours provided more than 2,000 free flu shots at drive-thru locations Saturday

    Bon Secours provided more than 2,000 free flu shots at drive-thru locations Saturday
    More than 100 Bon Secours employees volunteered their time on Saturday morning, Sept. 27, to give out 2002 free flu shots to the Hampton Roads community. This is the second year that the health system has given away free flu shots.   “This event...
  • Enterovirus threat bans kids from maternity units

    Enterovirus threat bans kids from maternity units
    For nine long months, 3-year-old Dominick Mastrino excitedly prepared for his upcoming role as a big brother. But when baby sister Vera Antoinette finally arrived at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital last week weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, the fact that she was...
  • Condoms fail, so teens should consider implants and IUDs, doctors say

    Condoms fail, so teens should consider implants and IUDs, doctors say
    To prevent teen pregnancies, pediatricians should talk with their adolescent patients about birth control, starting with hormonal implants and IUDs, according to an updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Progestin implants and...