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NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo declared free of Ebola

Ashoka Mukpo 'Free'-Of EbolaSource: New York Daily News

Ashoka Mukpo 'Free'-Of Ebola

Ashoka Mukpo, the NBC cameraman who came down with Ebola while reporting from Liberia with Dr. Nancy Snyderman, has been officially cleared of the virus, the Nebraska Medical Center said on Tuesday. Mukpo arrived at the Midwest hospital on Oct. 6 after ...

Unsafe, recalled dietary supplements still being sold

Recalled SupplementsSource: CBS News

Recalled Supplements

Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found. In supplements bought online, researchers detected hidden steroids, similar ingredients to Viagra and ...

Texas docs remove basketball-sized tumor from 7-year-old’s pelvis to save her life

7-Year-Olds TumorSource: FOX News

7-Year-Olds Tumor

When 7-year-old Taylor Honea complained of pain in her leg and stomach, doctors initially passed it off as growing pains " not knowing a basketball-sized tumor was growing in her tiny body. “She’s always been one of those kids that likes to come and ...

Nina Pham Ebola Condition Update, News: Dallas Nurse Now Listed in Good Condition, Boyfriend Showing Symptoms

Nina Pham UpdateSource: The Christian Post

Nina Pham Update

Nina Pham, the nurse from Dallas who contracted Ebola while taking care a Liberian patient, is now listed as being in good condition. The National Institute of Health indicated Tuesday that the 26-year-old health worker was flown with a fair condition to ...

King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprises

King Tut's Virtual-AutopsySource: CNN

King Tut's Virtual-Autopsy

(CNN)-- King Tutankhamun's golden, mummified remains tell only a partial story of an ancient Egyptian boy king who died under mysterious circumstances. But a new "virtual autopsy" of King Tut's body, shown in an upcoming BBC One documentary, has given ...

Dr. Oz's 'magic weight-loss cure' loses remaining support

Dr  Oz's 'Magic-Weight Loss'Source: FOX News

Dr Oz's 'Magic-Weight Loss'

Green coffee bean extract, which Dr. Mehmet Oz promoted on his show as a "magic weight-loss cure," had one scientific study backing up the extract's purported effects. Now, that research has been retracted, the blog Retraction watch reported. Oz had to do ...

Are seniors at risk for enterovirus D68?

Enterovirus D68Source: FOX News

Enterovirus D68

While health officials have warned parents to watch for possible symptoms of enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness that has sickened 938 people in 46 states and killed at least 3, little has been said about the risk for older adults. “Anyone with a ...

NBC: Amber Vinson Ebola free, family representative says

Amber Vinson-ConditionSource: WKYC

Amber Vinson-Condition

The family of Dallas nurse Amber Vinson has released an updated statement on her condition and says doctors "are no longer able to detect virus in her body." Vinson traveled to the Northeast Ohio area Oct. 10 to 13 before being diagnosed with Ebola Oct. 14.

Paralyzed Man Walks After Cells for Smelling Placed in Spine

Paralyzed Man Walks-AgainSource: Bloomberg

Paralyzed Man Walks-Again

A man paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack is walking again after undergoing surgery using cells responsible for the sense of smell, marking an advance in the search for treatments for spinal injuries. Darek Fidyka, 38, received the cells after ...

Massachusetts Medical Spa And Wellness Clinic Offers Medical Marijuana Evaluations

Alternative Pain-Therapy

In addition to a host of Medical spa services and multitude of Wellness services including, but not limited to, Botox/fillers, IPL/Laser therapies, Teeth whitening; Health and Nutrition courses, Alternative Pain therapy modalities, and Stress Reduction ...

Ebola scare: 4 Punjab doctors to undergo training

Ebola Training

AMRITSAR: In the wake of Ebola outbreak in some countries, four doctors from Punjab would be undergoing a five-day training in Delhi from October 27. Amritsar civil surgeon Dr Rajiv Kumar Bhalla said that four doctors from Punjab, including one from ...

It will take six months to get Ebola epidemic under control, says Red Cross official as hunt for a vaccine continues

Ebola 'Control' In 6-MonthsSource: Daily Mail

Ebola 'Control' In 6-Months

A top Red Cross official has said it will take up to six months to get the Ebola outbreak under control as the hunt continues for a vaccine to the deadly disease. Even that time frame will only be realistic if medics in West Africa ensure 'safe burials ...

IntegraGen, IFCT to Evaluate microRNA as Lung Cancer Biomarker

Lung Cancer-Biomarker

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) " Molecular diagnostics firm IntegraGen announced that it is collaborating with the French Intergroup of Thoracic Oncology (IFCT), a network of lung cancer specialists, to investigate the potential of a specific microRNA as a ...

NBC cameraman: ‘I feel profoundly blessed to be alive’ after Ebola

NBC Cameraman: ‘I Feel Profoundly Blessed To Be Alive’ After EbolaSource: Washington Post

NBC Cameraman: ‘I Feel Profoundly Blessed To Be Alive’ After Ebola

Mukpo with residents of an iron ore mining camp in Bong County, Liberia. Mukpo, in 2013 (AP Photo/The Providence Journal, Philip Marcelo) Ashoka Mukpo, the freelance cameraman who came down with Ebola while working for NBC News in Liberia, was released ...

California malpractice cap generates big spending

California Malpractice Cap Generates Big SpendingSource: Yahoo News

California Malpractice Cap Generates Big Spending

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one early fall evening in 2003.

CDC ends Ebola quarantine watch 3 weeks too early

CDC Ends Ebola Quarantine Watch 3 Weeks Too EarlySource: Natural News

CDC Ends Ebola Quarantine Watch 3 Weeks Too Early

(NaturalNews) Texas health officials as well as others with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have ended a 21-day quarantine and observation period for dozens of people suspected of being exposed to the United States' first domestically ...

Health-care revival

Health-care RevivalSource: Durango Herald

Health-care Revival

SILVERTON " The cyclical availability of health care in this small mountain town is on the upswing again, an observer of more than 50 years said last week. Lois MacKenzie, a registered nurse and the acting director of public health in San Juan County ...

Legendary virologist Dr. Jahrling warns today's Ebola strain appears to be far more infectious than any previous Ebola

Legendary Virologist Dr  Jahrling Warns Today's Ebola Strain Appears To Be Far More Infectious Than Any Previous EbolaSource: Natural News

Legendary Virologist Dr Jahrling Warns Today's Ebola Strain Appears To Be Far More Infectious Than Any Previous Ebola

(NaturalNews) An expert scientist from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) has publicly warned that the Ebola strain currently in circulation appears to be far more virulent and infectious than previous strains. Dr. Peter ...

How Medicare ‘Self-Referral’ Thrives on Loophole

How Medicare ‘Self-Referral’ Thrives On LoopholeSource: Wall Street Journal

How Medicare ‘Self-Referral’ Thrives On Loophole

The 21st Century Oncology lab collected $7.8 million from Medicare in 2010 through the identification number of Dr. Fernandez, its senior pathologist at the time. Of that, nearly $5 million was for the FISH test, the company says. Dr. Fernandez says he ...

34,500: Number of New Yorkers mentally unfit to own guns

34 500: Number Of New Yorkers Mentally Unfit To Own GunsSource:

34 500: Number Of New Yorkers Mentally Unfit To Own Guns

A database of people living in New York who are thought to be too unstable mentally to carry firearms currently contains the names of about 34,500 people. The number of people on the database, which was previously undisclosed, has some advocates for mental ...

Dog of Ebola-Infected Nurse Tests Negative for Deadly Virus

Dog Of Ebola-Infected Nurse Tests Negative For Deadly VirusSource: ABC News

Dog Of Ebola-Infected Nurse Tests Negative For Deadly Virus

The dog of an Ebola-infected nurse has tested negative for the deadly virus. Bentley has been quarantined after its owner, Nina Pham, was diagnosed with Ebola earlier this month. According to a statement from Dallas City Hall, the dog was tested Monday and ...

Online Abortion Class Undermines Intellectual Diversity at University of California

Online Abortion Class Undermines Intellectual Diversity At University Of CaliforniaSource:

Online Abortion Class Undermines Intellectual Diversity At University Of California

The University of California (UC) system is one of the most reputed institutions of higher learning here in the United States. Boasting 10 campuses stretching from Davis in Northern California to San Diego in Southern California, the UC system is ...

Worrisome chemical may lurk in cash register receipts

Worrisome Chemical May Lurk In Cash Register ReceiptsSource: CBS News

Worrisome Chemical May Lurk In Cash Register Receipts

Touching cash register receipts can dramatically increase your body's absorption of a potentially dangerous chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), researchers report. BPA, originally created as an estrogen supplement, has been linked to developmental problems in ...

Ebola preparations include practice with protective suits

Ebola Preparations Include Practice With Protective SuitsSource: Reading Eagle

Ebola Preparations Include Practice With Protective Suits

Using a crinkling protective suit and multiple pairs of gloves and various other garments that wrapped, sheathed or shielded her entire being, Nicole DeFuria prepared herself to work around the microscopic virus that has sent fear around the world.

Junior League of Augusta to host 'Kids in the Kitchen' event

Junior League Of Augusta To Host 'Kids In The Kitchen' EventSource: WALB 10 News

Junior League Of Augusta To Host 'Kids In The Kitchen' Event

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Kids can learn about healthy cooking and eating at the Junior League's Kids in the Kitchen event on Nov. 1. The free family event for elementary school-aged children will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at The Salvation Army's Kroc Center ...

Survivor of polio speaks at luncheon

Survivor Of Polio Speaks At LuncheonSource: The Journal Gazette

Survivor Of Polio Speaks At Luncheon

Steven Ailes was 4 when he contracted polio in 1954. After spending some time in an iron lung and six weeks in the hospital, he was declared cured. Five years ago, while reading an article in the Rotarian, Ailes discovered that he had many of the symptoms ...

Ebola No Longer Detected in Amber Joy Vinson's Body, Family Says

Ebola No Longer Detected In Amber VinsonSource: Mashable

Ebola No Longer Detected In Amber Vinson

Medical professionals can no longer detect Ebola in the body of Amber Joy Vinson, the second U.S. health care worker to contract the disease, her family said in a statement Wednesday. "Amber and our family are ecstatic to receive this latest report on her ...

Miramar man uses CPR, saves granddaughter from drowning

Miramar Man Uses CPR  Saves Granddaughter From DrowningSource: Local 10 News

Miramar Man Uses CPR Saves Granddaughter From Drowning


US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

U S To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

ATLANTA (AP) " All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three ... That was tightened Tuesday to funnel everyone coming from those countries through those airports so all are checked.

Rod Hacker

Rod HackerSource: Rockdale Citizen

Rod Hacker

CONYERS Rod Hacker Rod Hacker, age 44, of Conyers, GA, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 after a short illness. He was a devoted father with a passion for camping, stargazing, and cycling. A longtime environmentalist, he was enthusiastic about all ...

Revenue, Visits Down This Month at Presbyterian Hospital

Revenue  Visits Down This Month At Presbyterian HospitalSource: NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5

Revenue Visits Down This Month At Presbyterian Hospital

Revenue and hospital visits are down significantly at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas over the first three weeks of October, according to financial records released Wednesday. Visits to the emergency room are down by more than half, 53.3 percent ...

Grieving father suspects Muncie pain doctor played a role in son’s death

Grieving Father Suspects Muncie Pain Doctor Played A Role In Son’s DeathSource: Fox 59 History

Grieving Father Suspects Muncie Pain Doctor Played A Role In Son’s Death

MUNCIE, Ind. (Oct. 22, 2014)- A “danger to public health and safety” is how the Indiana Attorney General’s office describes local pain doctor William Hedrick ... Rainey visited his sons headstone for the first time Wednesday.

NBC Cameraman Ebola-Free, Says He Owes Hospital a 'Debt He Can Never Repay'

NBC Cameraman Ebola-Free  Says He Owes Hospital A 'Debt He Can Never Repay'Source: ABC News

NBC Cameraman Ebola-Free Says He Owes Hospital A 'Debt He Can Never Repay'

Ashoka Mukpo, the freelance American journalist who caught Ebola and was today discharged from Nebraska Medical Center, said he owes the hospital staff "a debt he can never repay." Mukpo, 33, a cameraman, contracted the deadly virus covering the Ebola ...