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  • More U.S. hospitals equipped for Ebola patients

    More U.S. hospitals equipped for Ebola patients
    When American Dr. Kent Brantly contracted Ebola in Liberia this summer, he was rushed overnight via air ambulance to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta — one of four facilities in the United States equipped to care for those with the highly...
  • Possible Ebola patient admitted to Boston hospital for evaluation

    A person who was being monitored for symptoms of Ebola by the Boston Public Health Commission was hospitalized for evaluation Tuesday, officials said. The individual was taken to Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital about 2 p.m., hospital spokesman...
  • U.S. healthcare worker may have Ebola, Boston patient tests negative for virus

    A Boston patient who was being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms does not appear to have the deadly virus, but is actually suffering from malaria, hospital officials said Wednesday. The patient tested positive for malaria and negative in an initial test...
  • Obama calls on lawmakers to fund ongoing response to Ebola virus

    President Obama called on Congress on Tuesday to approve an emergency spending package to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and to help more U.S. hospitals and laboratories prepare for future cases that may come their way. Speaking during a...
  • Reading Harry Potter provides clues to brain activity, CMU researchers say

    Reading Harry Potter provides clues to brain activity, CMU researchers say
    Reading sets off a flurry of brain activity, and Carnegie Mellon University researchers are using Harry Potter books to better understand what happens when we connect words and phrases with the ideas, representations and interpretations associated with...
  • Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday

    Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday
    For a political columnist, there is no better or more exciting time that the weeks right before and right after an election. So Charles Krauthammer is coming to Hampton Roads at just the right time. Krauthammer, whose syndicated column runs in the Daily...
  • Study: Frozen poop pills may make fecal transplants simpler and safer

    Would you swallow frozen poop in a pill? What if you were infected by a stubborn strain of Clostridium difficile and suffering from diarrhea bad enough to send you to a hospital? It may – OK, probably does – sound gross. But researchers...
  • After beating cancer, Jack Rolle is Terps announcer Johnny Holliday's 'hero'

    After beating cancer, Jack Rolle is Terps announcer Johnny Holliday's 'hero'
    As a freshman at Georgetown Prep last spring, Jack Rolle knew that it was going to be difficult making the golf team. Rolle also knew something else: that he had already won a far tougher battle than it took for him to put together two solid rounds in...
  • Stephen Burgard dies at 66; Times' Orange County editorial page editor

    Award-winning journalist Stephen Burgard, who was editorial page editor of The Times' Orange County edition in the 1990s and early 2000s and more recently director of the Northeastern University school of journalism, died Sunday at Massachusetts General...
  • Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films

    Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films
    Nanci Ryder has been Renée Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister — a little sister,"...
  • Two movies strive to depict true ravages of ALS Disease

    Nanci Ryder has been Renee Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister - a little sister," Zellweger...