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Nurses Say U.S. Hospitals Aren't Adequately Prepared To Handle Ebola Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, U.S., healthcare workers, nurses, training, protection, prevention, risks, safety, humans, illness, warning, medicine )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
To truly remove the risk of contracting Ebola among health workers requires meticulous work and years of repetitive drills and practice, according to nurses on the ground who also say that they are not receiving the proper training to protect themselves..
WHO: New Ebola Cases Could Be Up To 10,000 Per Week In 2 Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, Ebola, warning, WHO, protection, humans, news, safety, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.
U.S. Lacks a Single Standard for Ebola Response
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, disease, environment, ethics, family, children, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, babies )

Frank
- 6 days ago - usatoday.com
As Thomas Eric Duncan's family mourns the USA's first Ebola death in Dallas, one question reverberates over a series of apparent missteps in the case: Who is in charge of the response to Ebola?
Officials Admit a 'Defeat' By Ebola in Sierra Leone
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Sierra Leone )

Darren
- 7 days ago - nytimes.com
The decision to help families treat patients at home signifies a significant shift in the struggle against the rampaging disease.
Ebola Patient Sent Home Despite Fever, Records Show
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, protection, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, diet, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Ebola Hits US, fever, Thomas Eric Duncan, hospital, treatment )

Darren
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
Medical records of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who died this week in Dallas, contradict earlier statements from the hospital that treated him.
URGENT Please Sign!! Send RFA Argus Hospital Ship to Gaza
Health & Wellness  (tags: petition, Nick Clegg MP, RFA Argus HOSPITAL, Gaza Strip, UK parliament, world, end the occupation-siege, Free Gaza! humanitarian aid to Gazaurgen, humanitarian crisis, children, babies, healthcare, medicine, safety, illness, family )

Jess
- 9 days ago - change.org
Petitioning Nick Clegg MP. We should be at the forefront of the humanitarian response, a pioneering lead from the UK in the face of traumatic world events.
Tell Pandora Radio: Stop Profiting From Ads That Mislead and Lie to Women ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women's rights, healthcare, health, medicine, safety, prevention, protection )

Beverly
- 11 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Pandora radio, a popular and free streaming service with over 77 million listeners each month, is running ads that prey on pregnant women, and it needs to stop.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, ethics, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning )

Leah
- 12 days ago - one.org
More than 2,900 men, women and children have died from Ebola and the World Health Organisation has said that the outbreak is "unparalleled in modern times." We need our leaders to do more than just talk about this epidemic. We need them to act NOW.
Dallas Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan In Critical Condition; Spread Threat Won't End For Weeks
Health & Wellness  (tags: Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola, Dallas Texas, treatment, society, health, illness, disease, medicine, risks, investigation, news )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - ibtimes.com
Thomas Eric Duncan, the Dallas patient with the first confirmed case of Ebola virus disease in the U.S., is in critical condition, a representative of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said Saturday. The U.S. CDC said earlier that Duncan was in ICU.
Former SC GOP Director: Execute Anyone Who Comes Into Contact With Ebola -- 'It's Just Math'
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, GOP, Ebola, South Carolina, social media, ethics, death, disease, health, news, safety, treatment, society, humans, medicine )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
The former general counsel and executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party is coming under fire for the novel solutions to the Ebola epidemic he is posting on Twitter.
PBS Science Reporter: Fox's Ebola Coverage Is 'a Level of Ignorance We Should Not Allow' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, scientists, media, Fox News, ethics, research, society, safety, risks, humans, medicine, health, news, protection )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
Miles O'Brien, the science correspondent for PBS Newshour, lamented on Sunday that he was embarrassed at some of the coverage of Ebola on Fox News that had a "racial component," and seemed intended to scare viewers.
Judge: No Obamacare Subsidies Through Federal Insurance Marketplace
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, society, women, politics, elections )

Frank
- 16 days ago - cbsnews.com
"The Affordable Care Act suffered a fresh legal setback on Wednesday, when a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled that the federal government could not provide insurance subsidies to customers in states that declined to set up their own marketplaces under..."
WHO Should Declare Climate Change a "Health Emergency"
Health & Wellness  (tags: climate change health risks, environment, government, health, humans, medicine, protection, world )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - rtcc.org
A leading medical journal has added its voice to calls for climate change to be declared a health emergency. The British Medical Journal, which has an international reach, last month published its first article purely on climate science.
Ways to Beat Breast Cancer: Top Tips on How Women Can Protect Themselves
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, warning, research, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, health, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, news )

Frank
- 17 days ago - mirror.co.uk
One in every eight women will develop the disease during their lifetime but there are ways women can protect themselves against the disease
Ebola a Symptom of Ecological and Social Collapse
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, science, society, deforestation, ebola, bats, population, food production, societal collapse )

Lynn
- 17 days ago - ecointernet.org
We learn the meaning of enough and how to share or it is the end of being." ― Dr. Glen Barry The surging Ebola epidemic is the result of broad-based ecological and social collapse including rainforest loss, over-population, poverty and war.
 

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