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Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail

Quarantined Nurse-Defies BanSource: Reuters

Quarantined Nurse-Defies Ban

Attorneys for Kaci Hickox, 33, said they had not yet been served with a court order to enforce the 21-day quarantine - matching the ... who had filed a lawsuit to get the ban lifted. Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who recovered from an Ebola infection, will ...

New York City doctor with Ebola reportedly lied about his movements in city

Ebola Doctor Lied-About TravelsSource: FOX News

Ebola Doctor Lied-About Travels

The New York City doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus last week initially lied to health ... Spencer didn't admit the extent of his travels until a New York police officer "got on the phone and had to relay questions to him through the Health ...

Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard Will Delay Her Death

Maynard Delays Her-DeathSource: Design&Trend

Maynard Delays Her-Death

Brittany Maynard has made headlines because of her decision to end her own life through assisted suicide. However, Maynard now says she feels well enough that she may be able to postpone her death. Maynard was diagnosed with an incurable brain cancer ...

CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

Quicker Ebola-Recovery In U S Source: The News & Advance

Quicker Ebola-Recovery In U S

The squads " likened to public health SWAT teams " were set up to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be ... Last week, President Barack Obama announced a push for a faster federal reaction. "We want a rapid response team, a SWAT team ...

It's Young Girls and Women on the Front Lines of the Ebola Crisis

Girls On Ebola Front-LinesSource: The Huffington Post

Girls On Ebola Front-Lines

As in most emergencies, girls in Sierra Leone serve as primary care givers and providers in their families. They are at the frontline of the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak but invisible in the national response -- receiving little or no protection ...

Scientists link 60 genes to autism risk

60 Genes Linked To-AutismSource: CNN

60 Genes Linked To-Autism

(CNN)-- Researchers have found dozens of new genes that may play a role in causing autism, according to two studies published Wednesday in the medical journal Nature. Scientists identified 60 genes with a greater than 90% chance of increasing a child's ...

Nurse Nina Pham's Dog Negative for Ebola, Reuniting Saturday

Pham’s Dog-Negative For EbolaSource: ABC 8 WRIC

Pham’s Dog-Negative For Ebola

When Dallas nurse Nina Pham left hospital after treatment for Ebola last week, all she wanted to do was hug her dog. She'll get a chance to do that Saturday, when she's reunited with Bentley, her beloved King Charles Spaniel. The puppy got a third negative ...

Fireball whisky recalled in 3 European countries for antifreeze ingredient

Whiskey Recalled For-Antifreeze

Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, a flavored-liqueur popular with college students, was recalled in Finland, Norway and Sweden because it contains an ingredient found in antifreeze. The liqueur was not recalled in the U.S. Sazerac, the company that makes Fireball ...

Family comes first for Adam Podlesh

Podlesh Has Special-Needs BabySource: ESPN

Podlesh Has Special-Needs Baby

Adam Podlesh wanted to cry, he wanted to shout and he wanted ... "I thought to myself, at best, I'm going to have a special needs child and wife," he said. "That's basically what was going through my head, and, in all honesty, I was hoping that that ...

Neck Break Blackpool Coaster: Man Snaps Neck On Coaster In Blackpool

Man Snaps Neck On-CoasterSource: The Spreadit

Man Snaps Neck On-Coaster

A man breaks his neck while on a Blackpool roller coaster with his great nephew, story shocks an entire community. Robert Sycamore is on life support after breaking his neck during a freak accident. A British man breaks his neck and is now paralyzed after ...

Kaci Hickox Doesn't Need to be Quarantined While She Awaits Hearing, Judge Rules

Kaci Hickox Doesn't Need To Be Quarantined While She Awaits Hearing  Judge RulesSource: ABC News

Kaci Hickox Doesn't Need To Be Quarantined While She Awaits Hearing Judge Rules

In yet another legal seesaw, the Maine nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and has fought her state's quarantine rules can leave her home and go to public places as she awaits her hearing, according to a court order filed today in Augusta.

Predicting the top medical innovations for 2015

Predicting The Top Medical Innovations For 2015Source: CNN

Predicting The Top Medical Innovations For 2015

(CNN)-- Can we predict the future of medicine? Although designer babies and a disease-free world may or may not come to pass, you can get a glimpse of the most promising and upcoming medical innovations each year, via the Cleveland Clinic. The clinic's Top ...

A tale of two Obamacare price changes

A Tale Of Two Obamacare Price ChangesSource: CNBC

A Tale Of Two Obamacare Price Changes

It's the most moderate of times for Obamacare premiums, or it's the most financially pressing of times"depending on your perspective. About two weeks before Obamacare's second open enrollment starts, there is even more evidence that health-insurance ...

Former employers of abused maid Nirmala Bonat ordered to pay damages

Former Employers Of Abused Maid Nirmala Bonat Ordered To Pay DamagesSource: Astro Awani

Former Employers Of Abused Maid Nirmala Bonat Ordered To Pay Damages

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here on Friday ordered the former employers of Indonesian maid Nirmala Bonat to pay her RM129,147.20 in damages for abusing and injuring her 10 years ago. Judicial Commissioner Siti Khadijah S.Hassan Badjenid allowed the suit ...

Man dies of suspected West Nile virus

Man Dies Of Suspected West Nile VirusSource: Fox 5 Sandiego

Man Dies Of Suspected West Nile Virus

SAN DIEGO " County health officials said Friday they believe a 71-year-old San Carlos man was the second person in the region to die of West Nile virus, an illness spread by mosquitoes. The unidentified man was admitted to a hospital Oct. 9 with a fever ...

What changing the clocks back does to your health

What Changing The Clocks Back Does To Your HealthSource: CBS News

What Changing The Clocks Back Does To Your Health

Millions of Americans will welcome an extra hour of sleep this weekend as they turn back their clocks for the end of Daylight Saving Time. But the time change may take a toll on health in a number of ways. A study out of Britain finds that with the time ...

Nurses help local preemies celebrate Halloween

Nurses Help Local Preemies Celebrate HalloweenSource: KOAA 5

Nurses Help Local Preemies Celebrate Halloween

Even the tiniest patients at Children's Hospital Colorado at Memorial are getting into the Halloween spirit, thanks to nurses and others wanting to bring some normalcy during a difficult time. Nurses and other hospital staff helped put together the 10th ...

Judge denies Kevin Sweat request to withdraw guilty plea for three murders

Judge Denies Kevin Sweat Request To Withdraw Guilty Plea For Three MurdersSource: kjrh.com

Judge Denies Kevin Sweat Request To Withdraw Guilty Plea For Three Murders

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Oklahoma dental clinics reach Medicaid settlement

Oklahoma Dental Clinics Reach Medicaid Settlement

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) " The operator of some Oklahoma dental clinics has agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle allegations that it submitted false Medicaid claims. Federal and state prosecutors said Friday they had alleged that Ocean Dental, which ...

Palomar Student With Meningococcal Disease Out of Hospital

Palomar Student With Meningococcal Disease Out Of HospitalSource: NBC San Diego

Palomar Student With Meningococcal Disease Out Of Hospital

A Palomar College student hospitalized with meningococcal disease a week ago has been discharged from the hospital, county health officials said Friday. The unidentified student is recovering well, a health official confirmed. The student was diagnosed on ...

School is in session! Preferred opens private voc school

School Is In Session! Preferred Opens Private Voc SchoolSource: Asbury Park Press

School Is In Session! Preferred Opens Private Voc School

Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), Eatontown, recently held an open house at 145 Wyckoff Road to unveil its private vocational school program for men and women 18-years-old and older who are interested in becoming Certified Homemaker ...

Oklahoma Health Officials Creating Ebola Unit

Oklahoma Health Officials Creating Ebola UnitSource: Klahoma's Own Channel 9

Oklahoma Health Officials Creating Ebola Unit

Oklahoma health officials say they are developing a specialized unit to treat patients who may be diagnosed with the Ebola virus. State health commissioner Dr. Terry Cline announced development of the unit on Friday. No one in Oklahoma has been diagnosed ...

A day with S.F.’s Fire Engine 1, the busiest responders in U.S.

A Day With S F ’s Fire Engine 1  The Busiest Responders In U S Source: San Francisco Gate

A Day With S F ’s Fire Engine 1 The Busiest Responders In U S

A woman lay unconscious beneath the seats of a bus shelter at United Nations Plaza. A crowd of her friends had gathered nearby. “Right here boys,” one of them motioned to the firefighters responding to the 911 call. “She’s not drunk.” “She ...

This Ambulance Drone Can Fly Into Trouble With First Aid

This Ambulance Drone Can Fly Into Trouble With First AidSource: TechCrunch

This Ambulance Drone Can Fly Into Trouble With First Aid

The drone, called the Ambulance ... not allowed to fly autonomously so they can’t wing their way around downtown Delft with their helpful payload… yet. It will be interesting to see these robots flying around one day, dropping first aid when needed.

Quarantined Stanford Physician Shares Story of Treating Ebola Patients In Liberia

Quarantined Stanford Physician Shares Story Of Treating Ebola Patients In LiberiaSource: Patch

Quarantined Stanford Physician Shares Story Of Treating Ebola Patients In Liberia

After spending a month treating Ebola victims in the severely stricken West African country of Liberia, emergency physician Colin Bucks, MD, returned to California with perhaps one misgiving: It was having to say goodbye to his patients. “So much of the ...

Daylight Saving Time Has Made Some Enemies

Daylight Saving Time Has Made Some EnemiesSource: Redding Record Searchlight

Daylight Saving Time Has Made Some Enemies

It's that time of the year again. Sunday at 2 a.m., many clocks will fall back an hour for the end of daylight saving time. But was it really beneficial in the first place? During the energy crisis of the 1970s, President Nixon signed an act establishing ...

Parents lobby for later start time at Longmont's Silver Creek High School

Parents Lobby For Later Start Time At Longmont's Silver Creek High SchoolSource: Daily Camera

Parents Lobby For Later Start Time At Longmont's Silver Creek High School

Parents at Longmont's Silver Creek High School are lobbying for a later start time, saying research shows teens simply aren't wired to wake up that early. The parents are working with Gary Kahn, a family practice and preventative medicine doctor who worked ...

NewsChannel 3 goes inside the Navy’s Bold Alligator exercise off Virginia’s coast

NewsChannel 3 Goes Inside The Navy’s Bold Alligator Exercise Off Virginia’s CoastSource: News Channel3

NewsChannel 3 Goes Inside The Navy’s Bold Alligator Exercise Off Virginia’s Coast

Off Virginia Beach (WTKR) " NewsChannel 3 went inside Bold Alligator 2014, the largest Navy and Marine Corps Amphibious Exercise in more than a decade. NewsChannel 3’s Todd Corillo and photojournalist Nick Allen boarded a Navy MH-60S helicopter Friday ...

What Kaci Hickox Has to Say About Court’s Quarantine Decision

What Kaci Hickox Has To Say About Court’s Quarantine DecisionSource: ABC News

What Kaci Hickox Has To Say About Court’s Quarantine Decision

A nurse who fought quarantine rules after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said a court ruling in her favor today will ensure that other health care workers returning from Africa are given "human treatment." "I am humbled today by the ...

Affordable Care Act opponents are cherry-picking their history

Obamacare Opponents Are Cherry-picking Their HistorySource: Washington Post

Obamacare Opponents Are Cherry-picking Their History

Despite this progress, the law’s opponents continue to try to undermine it. They seem unwilling to recognize the implications of their actions. Repealing the Affordable Care Act would take us back to the days when health care was reserved for the healthy ...