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  • FDA authorizes Ebola test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

    The FDA has authorized use of an unapproved Ebola virus test under a special emergency-use provision, although efforts to develop a vaccine for the deadly illness are unlikely to bear fruit until 2015, officials say. The test-tube diagnostic test was...
  • Seek help from U.N.

    What to do with children who enter our country illegally is very perplexing and not easily solved. There is no magical answer. Our border patrol is required to give these children within 72 hours to the Department of Health and Human Services. HHS should...
  • Florida Obamacare rates could rise 13 percent next year, state says

    Florida Obamacare rates could rise 13 percent next year, state says
    Monthly premiums for the second year of Obamacare health insurance plans are expected to rise an average of 13 percent, Florida officials announced Monday. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has completed its analysis of recently submitted health...
  • Kirk seeks faith-based counseling for immigrant children

     Kirk seeks faith-based counseling for immigrant children
    Sen. Mark Kirk said his office launched an effort to connect young immigrants in the Chicago area with religious organizations and community groups on Monday, about a month after the Republican drew fire for demanding that children who've recently crossed...
  • Immigrant shelters on bases in 3 states, including California, to shut

    Immigrant shelters on bases in 3 states, including California, to shut
    Three massive temporary shelters that have housed 7,700 unaccompanied immigrant youths at military bases in California, Oklahoma and Texas will close in the next eight weeks, government officials announced Monday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human...
  • Virginia receives more home visit funds

    Virginia receives more home visit funds
    The state's Home Visiting Program for pregnant women and those with children up to 5 years old received almost $2 million from Health and Human Services, the agency announced Monday. "It's a renewal. We applied for the competitive funding," said Linda...
  • John M. Crisp: The other domestic violence

    Some problems just never go away.Israel and Hamas.Climate change.Men hitting women. The last issue was in the news again last week.Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was caught on tape dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator.Rice...
  • GOP delegates seek answers on immigrant children

    GOP delegates seek answers on immigrant children
    Republican members of the House of Delegates are asking Gov. Martin O'Malley how Maryland will deal with the children coming to the state in the wave of unaccompanied minors from Central America entering the United States illegally. In a letter...
  • Insurance companies return millions to Pa. residents

     
    More than 90,000 consumers in Pennsylvania will get a little gift from their health insurance company this year. Eleven insurers will be returning $5.1 million to Pennsylvania consumers under a rule in the Affordable Care Act that gives insurers an...
  • Courts issue conflicting rulings on health care tax credits

    WASHINGTON Two appeals courts on Tuesday reached radically different conclusions about whether millions of consumers in 36 states can use tax credits to help buy health coverage on the federal health insurance marketplace. The conflicting rulings,...
  • Sick scammers target diabetics

    Sick scammers target diabetics
    People become scam targets for all sorts of reasons. Some are desperate to find jobs and fall for traps promising easy money. Some are desperate for companionship and let down their guard in phony online romances. Others are older people whose age makes...