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  • Ebola virus heading to the U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic

    With Emory University Hospital in Atlanta planning to receive and treat two U.S. citizens who are sick with the Ebola virus, some Americans have expressed fear that a deadly outbreak -- which has killed at least 729 people in West Africa -- could spread in the United States.
  • Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients

    Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients
    Just 2 in 5 Los Angeles community health clinics are ready for the impacts of Obamacare, a new study found.  A May brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research examined approximately 40 clinics in the Los Angeles area to determine how...

    Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...

    Long-discredited hCG diet makes a comeback

    Long-discredited hCG diet makes a comeback
    Among the hundreds of drastic and unproven weight loss plans, the controversial hCG diet may take the cake. Discredited by researchers in the 1970s, the near-starvation diet restricts followers to 500 calories a day for six weeks. At the same time,...

    Illinois public health director leaving for Chicago State University

    Illinois public health director leaving for Chicago State University
    Gov. Pat Quinn’s office announced today that the state’s top doctor is leaving government for the world of academia. Dr. Damon T. Arnold, who served as the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, will join the staff at Chicago...