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Ebola stocks mostly higher after virus confirmed in New York

Ebola Confirmed In-New YorkSource: Market Watch

Ebola Confirmed In-New York

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) " The so-called Ebola stocks " the handful of health-care companies that have become associated with the deadly virus " were mostly higher Friday after the first case of the virus in New York City, but didn’t exhibit the ...

Ebola's spread to Mali sets back effort to halt virus

Ebola Spreads To-MaliSource: USA Today

Ebola Spreads To-Mali

BAMAKO, Mali " The first death from Ebola in this West African nation raised concerns Friday about whether the country would have more success in stemming the deadly virus than its hard-hit neighbors in the region. The 2-year-old female Ebola patient ...

Ebola vaccine trials in West Africa expected to start in January for 'tens of thousands'

Ebola Vaccine Trials-PlannedSource: Fox Business

Ebola Vaccine Trials-Planned

Dr Marie-Paule Kieny, says clinical trials planned or under way in Europe, Africa and the U.S. are being accompanied by a strong push among governments for immediate “real-world use” of an approved Ebola vaccine. She told reporters Tuesday in Geneva ...

Former Buffalo Bills Quarterback Kevin Kolb: Concussion Symptoms Linger

Kevin Kolb-Concussion …

In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Kolb said he vividly recalls the concussion that ended his his career. It happened on his 29th birthday " Aug. 24, 2013, in a preseason game for the Bills against the Washington Redskins. He'd signed a two-year ...

British woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery

Woman Dies During-Thai SurgerySource: Washington Post

Woman Dies During-Thai Surgery

A motorcycle taxi drives past a clinic in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Authorities say a British woman has died at the clinic under anesthesia during an operation to fix the previous cosmetic surgery she had at the same facility. (Sakchai ...

Evanston may back livestock antibiotics ban

Livestock Antibiotics-Ban

Jessica Fujan, of the activist group Food and Water Watch. Evanston aldermen will be asked Monday to adopt a resolution urging the state and federal governments to ban so-called non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in raising animals. At Wednesday night's ...

Blowin’ Smoke on Everything Cigars " cigar reviews, news and commentary 7 days a week

High Drug Prices-Stifle Innovation

I wish I could tell you the Mágicos burns slow enough to savor the flavor. And I wish could say this smoke is worth its high asking price. But the three samples I smoked for this review say otherwise. Torn between the depth of the interesting flavor and ...

Healthy lifestyle - Enticing vegetarian virgins

Non-Dairy Milk-Vitamin Deficiency

Signs of deficiency associated with B 12 include anaemia ... including cheese, soymilk, infant formula, non-dairy frozen desserts and coffee whiteners. They also add texture to meat products and have great emulsifying properties. Soy concentrates retain ...

King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprises

King Tut's AutopsySource: CNN

King Tut's 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 ...

Brittany Maynard Responds To Doctor's Comments On Her Decision To Die

Brittany Maynard-Responds To DoctorSource: Design&Trend

Brittany Maynard-Responds To Doctor

Cancer patient Brittany Maynard has made headlines recently when she announced her decision to choose when she dies. Maynard has stage four brain cancer and wants to die on her own terms. Maynard plans to end her life the first day in November before the ...

Pioneering cell transplant helps paralyzed man walk again

Cell Transplant Helps-Paralyzed ManSource: CBS News

Cell Transplant Helps-Paralyzed Man

Four years ago, Darek Fidyka was left paralyzed after a knife attack. But now, thanks to a pioneering cell transplant, he is able to walk again with a little support. "When the feeling begins to come back - it is like you are born again," he told CBS News ...

Gwen Graham and Pat Schroeder talk with vets

Mental Issues And-Military LinkedSource: SaintpetersBlog

Mental Issues And-Military Linked

Veterans from the Vietnam conflict and the Iraqi and Afghanistan invasions discussed the physical and mental needs of combat veterans, service men and women on food stamps and military sexual ... health care system and linked dysfunction in that system ...

Mom recovering after emergency surgery to save quadruplets

Mom Recovering After Emergency Surgery To Save QuadrupletsSource: United Press International

Mom Recovering After Emergency Surgery To Save Quadruplets

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) --Ashley Gardner and her four in utero babies are recovering after the expectant mother underwent emergency surgery to save the fetuses this week. The parents say they're relieved the surgery went as planned and are just hoping ...

Ebola-Infected Doctor's Fiancee Back in Their Home

Ebola-Infected Doctor's Fiancee Back In Their HomeSource: Yahoo GMA

Ebola-Infected Doctor's Fiancee Back In Their Home

Morgan Dixon, the fiancee of a New York doctor who tested positive for Ebola, was released from quarantine in a New York City hospital this afternoon, and returned to the apartment she shares with the doctor. Dixon will be quarantined until the morning of ...

Momentum slows on fixing S.F’s dangerous brick buildings

Momentum Slows On Fixing S F’s Dangerous Brick BuildingsSource: San Francisco Gate

Momentum Slows On Fixing S F’s Dangerous Brick Buildings

Eight years ago, 2,100 dangerous buildings in San Francisco were supposed to have been retrofitted to better withstand a major earthquake. But a small number of those unreinforced brick buildings ... buildings, momentum to fix the remaining unreinforced ...

East meets West as neuroscientists, Dalai Lama discuss healing and change at UAB symposium

East Meets West As Neuroscientists  Dalai Lama Discuss Healing And Change At UAB SymposiumSource: Al.com

East Meets West As Neuroscientists Dalai Lama Discuss Healing And Change At UAB Symposium

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dala Lama, appeared in Alabama for the first time Saturday, meeting with three renowned neuroscientists at UAB's Alys Stephens Center to discuss "Neuroplasticity and Healing." Donning traditional maroon and ...

Hundreds participate in Be The Match Walk+Run to help raise money to battle blood cancers

Hundreds Participate In Be The Match Walk+Run To Help Raise Money To Battle Blood CancersSource: ABC 15 Taking Action

Hundreds Participate In Be The Match Walk+Run To Help Raise Money To Battle Blood Cancers

PHOENIX - Hundreds of people were in downtown Phoenix Saturday morning, running and walking for a good cause. ABC15 helped sponsor Be The Match Walk+Run at Cesar Chavez plaza to help those battling blood cancers. Dan Spindle from ABC15 Mornings was the ...

Perfect attendance rewards are completely stupid

Perfect Attendance Rewards Are Completely StupidSource: SheKnows

Perfect Attendance Rewards Are Completely Stupid

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin... I agree that ...

Guest: The fears of balancing pregnancy and a career

Guest: The Fears Of Balancing Pregnancy And A CareerSource: The Seattle Times

Guest: The Fears Of Balancing Pregnancy And A Career

AT 27 years old, I shouldn’t have been afraid. I wasn’t a naive 16-year-old now eligible to be filmed for MTV. Yet, when two parallel lines showed up on a urine-soaked stick, I panicked. I was pregnant. The man I was to share a child with wasn’t the ...

700 supporters and survivors made strides against breast cancer

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Brings Out 6 000 PeopleSource: WQOW

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Brings Out 6 000 People

Dzienkowski said, "I had a lymph node taken out ... in the 7th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Dzienkowski said, "It's a wonderful thing, the camaraderie and seeing all the people that are survivors. That is what brings you back because ...

Fort Wayne VA resumes intensive care

Fort Wayne VA Resumes Intensive CareSource: The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne VA Resumes Intensive Care

The Fort Wayne VA Medical Center has reopened its intensive care unit, the final phase of restoring inpatient services that were halted two years ago because of lapses in care, staffing and leadership. Denise Deitzen, director of the U.S. Department of ...

Cancer-fighting agency to focus on rare cancers

Cancer Fighting Agency To Focus On Rare Cancers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " Texas' cancer-fighting agency announced it will start investing a larger part of its $300 million yearly budget toward finding cures for rare and hard-to-treat cancers that are often overlooked by the private sector. The Austin ...

Nampa FD and Red Cross install free fire alarms

Nampa FD And Red Cross Install Free Fire AlarmsSource: KTVB

Nampa FD And Red Cross Install Free Fire Alarms

NAMPA -- The Red Cross and Nampa Fire Department went out to 60 homes on Saturday all in an effort to prevent tragedy, by installing new smoke detectors. Organizers found Nampa neighborhoods that had the highest rate of fire injury and fatality. They then ...

Family's fun run raising awareness for rare skin disorder

Family's Fun Run Raising Awareness For Rare Skin DisorderSource: KHOU

Family's Fun Run Raising Awareness For Rare Skin Disorder

FRIENDSWOOD -- Dawn Johnson and her daughter Jordan make a good team. In their home Saturday, the two were stuffing goody bags for the 300 people who joined in a fun run that morning, raising money for Jordan's rare skin condition: Ichthyosis, which causes ...

Sobering facts about health of the homeless

Sobering Facts About Health Of The HomelessSource: Examiner

Sobering Facts About Health Of The Homeless

Most Americans probably already assume that the homeless do not experience the same overall good health enjoyed by most of the rest of society, but they probably don’t know just how bad it really is. Time for a reality check. It’s worse than you think ...

Healthcare reform jitters? Join the club

Healthcare Reform Jitters? Join The ClubSource: Herald Times Reporter

Healthcare Reform Jitters? Join The Club

In its most basic form, health care reform seeks to change the way healthcare providers work to improve health, not just cure disease. Sounds simple? As you can imagine, things are never that easy ... and while laws such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA ...

Hospital employees take a hike

Hospital Employees Take A HikeSource: Elkin Tribune

Hospital Employees Take A Hike

Hugh Chatham CEO Paul Hammes welcomes employees and their families as they prepare to hit the new trail built by the Elkin Valley Trails Association. On a crisp fall Saturday morning, more than 100 employees of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital came out to ...

Local Motorcyclists Raise Awareness For ALD

Local Motorcyclists Raise Awareness For ALDSource: WDTV 5 News

Local Motorcyclists Raise Awareness For ALD

The beautiful fall weather Saturday was welcomed by a group of motorcycle drivers, who all gathered in Morgantown this afternoon to ride for a cause Adrenolewkodystrophy, or ALD as it is commonly called, is a disorder that results in the accumulation of ...

Group brings learning into sharp new focus

Group Brings Learning Into Sharp New FocusSource: Delaware Online

Group Brings Learning Into Sharp New Focus

You can’t learn what you can’t see. That’s the basic principle behind “Vision to Learn,” a new campaign in Delaware to give low-income students free eye exams and glasses. “This strikes me as one of the most powerful, well-developed initiatives ...

New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor Case

New Jersey  New York  Illinois  Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor CaseSource: ABC News

New Jersey New York Illinois Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor Case

The New York doctor who tested positive for Ebola wasn't required to quarantine himself when he returned to New York City after treating Ebola patients in Guinea. Instead, Dr. Craig Allen Spencer went about his life, hitting a popular restaurant and ...

WVU Holds Women's Health Expo in Fairmont

WVU Holds Women's Health Expo In FairmontSource: WDTV 5 News

WVU Holds Women's Health Expo In Fairmont

At the Heston Farm Winery in Fairmont, the WVU Public Health Department held a health expo for women. The goal was to educate women on how to make healthy lifestyle choices, rather than just quick fixes. It was an all day event, complete with exercises and ...

Hospital or jail? A broken system for mentally ill

Hospital Or Jail? A Broken System For Mentally IllSource: The Herald of Everett

Hospital Or Jail? A Broken System For Mentally Ill

And some are getting trapped in both broken systems. One court already has ruled that warehousing mentally ill patients ... respond badly to the hospital settings and end up getting charged with assault. That lands them on the jail competency wait lists ...