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Craig Spencer Tests Positive For Ebola In New York City (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, NYC doctor, Bellevue Hospital, health, illness, news, risks, safety, treatment, prevention, protection )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A New York City doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, tested positive for the disease on Thursday, the New York Times reported.
Thousands of Historic Archives From British Asylums to Go Online
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, government, investigation, news, research, risks, warning, women, study, treatment )

Sonya
- 2 days ago - livescience.com
The history, corruption, lies and torture in mental prisons in the UK. Not just Stalin.
4 Mistakes That Made Ebola Worse: Dallas Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines Add To Panic, Exacerbate Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Crisis, mistakes, Texas Presbyterian Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines, prevention, protection, safety, illness, disease, government, news, society, humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tracking major screw-ups around the Ebola crisis is almost as difficult as tracking the virus itself. The deadly disease spreading throughout West Africa dominated headlines around the world again this week, and every day seems to bring a new mea culpa...
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
- 9 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
- 10 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?
Secret Money Fueling a Flood of Political Ads
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, usa, republicans, democrats, propaganda, politics, news, media, ethics, congress, candidates, advertising, Donors, secret, money, politcal ads )

Darren
- 12 days ago - nytimes.com
More than half of the general election advertising aired by outside groups in the battle for control of Congress has come from organizations that disclose little or nothing about their donors.
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
- 18 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
- 18 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
- 18 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.
4 New Substances Identified as Carcinogens
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, technology, study, research, news, humans, environment, discovery, health, treatment, protection, health, illness, disease, cancer, substances, carcinogens, cleaning, solvent, wood, preservation, mixture, cancer-causing, substances )

Darren
- 18 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Heath and Human Services has added four new substances, including a cleaning solvent and a wood preservative mixture, to its list of cancer-causing substances
HOW ANIMALS GET HIGH (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, getting high, drugs, humans, research, science, prevention, interesting, news, health )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - animalnewyork.com
Everyone likes to get high. Whether from your morning cup of coffee, taking 2C-I to trip balls, or a surge of endocannabinoids after doing exercise, we love the feeling. This is rooted in a common chemistry that all creatures share.
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
- 20 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..."
Worried About Ebola? The Climate Poses a Bigger Danger to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: British Medical, Journal, world, environment, Ebola, climate change, health, humans, news, research, risks, warning )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - alternet.org
Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on...
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
- 21 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
Hospital 'Dropped the Ball' With Ebola Patient's Travel History, NIH Official Says (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Dallas Texas, hospital mistake, disease, illness, humans, risks, safety, warning, society, health, protection, prevention, ethics, healthcare, news )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - cnn.com
"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to the people who were making the decision. ... It was a mistake. They dropped the ball," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
 

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