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October 15, 2014 8:17 PM Ebola-infected nurse broke protocol, should not have flown, CDC says

One of two nurses at a Dallas hospital who tested positive for Ebola should not have flown on a commercial airline, officials said Wednesday, and she is being transferred today to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for treatment. The nurse, who had treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, traveled on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas 10 2

October 15, 2014 6:27 AM Nurses at Dallas hospital describe poor safety measures with Ebola victim

Nurses at a Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola described a confused and chaotic response to his arrival in the emergency room, alleging in a statement Tuesday that he languished for hours in a room with other patients and that hospital authorities resisted isolating him. In addition, they said, the nurses tending him had flimsy protective 10 3

October 10, 2014 11:09 PM Las Vegas sounds false alarm as global Ebola fears spread

U.S. troops fight Ebola in Liberia (Reuters) - A commercial plane was briefly quarantined on a Las Vegas airport tarmac on Friday, sending airline shares down as worldwide fears increased that Ebola could spread outside West Africa, where it has killed more than 4,000 people. Airline and hospital officials said a Delta Air Lines plane was held at McCarran 9

October 9, 2014 2:19 PM India to Get First-Ever Mental Health Policy

Mental illness in India has grown so much that the government has promised to frame its first national policy on the issue, said Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday. “Unfortunately, society still stigmatizes those who suffer from routine psychiatric problems and so their treatment is either delayed or denied. We need to build up a social movement 9

October 6, 2014 9:38 AM Preschools consider requiring flu shots

Getting the flu vaccination is becoming a prerequisite for day care and preschool in some places. This year New York City joins the states of New Jersey and Connecticut in requiring children in licensed day-care centers and preschools to receive the influenza vaccination. Rhode Island expects to implement a similar requirement next year. The moves follow 7

October 4, 2014 1:17 PM Asthma attacks triggered by colds due to a tiny molecule, new findings suggest

Means of managing asthma through the years have drastically improved, but it can get even better. That's thanks to the discovery of the offending molecule that makes colds trigger asthma attacks.(Photo : NHLBI) Means of managing asthma through the years have drastically improved, but it can get even better. That's thanks to the discovery of the offending 8

September 24, 2014 1:52 PM Cancer survivor creates business making wedding shoes after designing heels in her hospital bed

When Rebecca Saxon was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the young age of 27, she thought her life was over. But in her darkest hour, inspiration struck and she found a way of turning her adversity into advantage. Following her cancer treatment, Rebecca launched a successful business 'Something Blue Bridal Shoes' - a unique range of wedding footwear 14

September 12, 2014 5:14 PM Rob Ford withdraws from mayor’s race, Doug files to take his place

Mayor Rob Ford has ended his re-election bid but his brother, Councillor Doug Ford, wants to replace him. Mayor Rob Ford has ended his re-election bid but his brother, Councillor Doug Ford, is replacing him in the Toronto mayoral race. The Fords made the surprise move Friday before the 2 p.m. deadline for candidates to add or remove their names from the ballot 32

September 8, 2014 6:38 AM 'Hollywood all the way:' Joan Rivers gets her final wish as a star-studded cast attends funeral that 'felt like a Broadway show with tons of humor, lots of tears and ended with a standing ovation'

Even in death, Joan Rivers got what she wanted: A star-studded funeral. On Sunday morning, a legion of notables turned out at New York's Temple Emanu-El to remember Rivers, who died Thursday at 81: Kathy Griffin, whose edgy, biting comedy career was largely made possible by Rivers; colleague and friend Kelly Osbourne; Sarah Jessica Parker and Whoopi 21

September 5, 2014 12:33 PM 3rd American aid worker infected with Ebola arrives at Nebraska hospital

A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia -- the third American aid worker sickened with the virus -- arrived Friday at a Nebraska hospital for treatment. Officials at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha have said Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, will be treated at the hospital's 10-bed special isolation unit on the seventh floor, the largest 17