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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola virus while doing missionary medical work in West Africa will be...
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Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol contracted the virus while working in Liberia. They received an experimental drug and were evacuated from the growing outbreak zone to Emory University...
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FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With the new school year here, parents need to think about how to deal with head lice, an expert says. The first sign of head lice may be excessive itching...
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School nurse Mary Beierle is unfazed by flocks of head lice in a young student’s hair. She simply sends the student back to class, she said. “I alert the parents, but we allow the child to finish out...
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The most common cause of endophthalmitis, a potentially blinding condition that can occur after eye trauma, eye surgery, and eye injections, are the well-known staphylococci ("staph") and streptococci...
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News of the rape of a young Baton Rouge woman initiated by a relationship on the online dating platform Tinder has opened a heated dialogue in our community about blaming victims for assaults...
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In "an abundance of caution," a patient in California is being isolated in a Sacramento hospital, but public health officials said they think the person is at low risk for Ebola. Health authorities...
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Study Identifies Protein that Helps Prevent Active Tuberculosis in Infected Patients Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsScience Translational Medicine Newswise — UCLA-led study has...
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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer unmarried America women are having babies, with the notable exception of those who are over 35, federal health...
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One hour south of Fort Worth, the serene setting of Rosey Ridge Farms fits the often-romanticized image of agrarian life. The roads are unpaved, and there’s barely a trace of modernity among the lush,...
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American hospitals and state labs have handled at least 68 Ebola scares over the last three weeks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hospitals in 27 states alerted the...
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Many cities have hotlines where citizens can report getting food poisoning from restaurants, but not everybody uses them. So, in a recent project, the city of Chicago sought food poisoning cases by...
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In the wake of the death of entertainer Robin Williams, there have been countless stories and social media discussions focusing on depression.While there is debate as to whether Williams� well-known...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A patient at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center is being tested for possible exposure to the Ebola virus, officials confirmed. The patient has been admitted to the...
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UNITED NATIONS — The public health expert coordinating U.N. efforts to fight Ebola said on Tuesday that he's heading to Washington and then to West Africa to determine the best ways the world body can...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Rickey Dorsey knows he doesn’t have the best diet, and his plump belly proves it. “I’m definitely used to a lot of fried food and sweets,” the Birmingham man said. “And sweet...
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When you have a child with special needs, you never know what to expect when you open that car door, says Debbie Stone. She says she wanted to do everything she possibly could to help her son after...
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A federal report says West Virginia public health officials weren't trained to respond to a January chemical spill along the Elk River. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
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When it comes to death, mortician Ken McKenzie says people are far too serious. After creating a "Men of Mortuaries" calendar featuring buff, shirtless morticians wielding shovels in 2007 and...
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A mutated polio virus that slipped through vaccine defenses caused an unusually lethal outbreak in the Republic of Congo in 2010, according to a new study. An intensive vaccination campaign was able...
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