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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
- 21 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.
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Health & Wellness  (tags: child abuse, information, prevention, protection )

Joyce
- 2 days ago - nspcc.org.uk
Find out what child abuse is, how to spot the signs, who is affected and what you should do if you're worried about a child.
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
- 6 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...
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
- 10 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
- 10 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.
If Airport Ebola Screening Makes You Feel Safer, You Should Know What Workers Are Saying
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Ebola screening, airport workers, safety, prevention, protection, disease, health )

Cal
- 10 days ago - thenation.com
Many low-wage airport service workers are protesting what they see as an urgent unmet need for upgraded safety and health protections.
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
- 11 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?
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
- 13 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.
Take Action for Global Child Vaccines ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, politics, ethics, treatment, prevention, protection, death, disease, illness )

Beverly
- 14 days ago - act.one.org
The US should help make sure that kids in the world's poorest countries (like these two babies below) don't die from completely preventable diseases - like diarrhea and pneumonia.
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
- 15 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 Susan G. Komen Don't Frack With Our Health ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, disease, death, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, healthcare, ethics )

Beverly
- 16 days ago - ecowatch.com
Komen claims to care about ending breast cancer but is taking money from--and providing good PR for--corporations that are poisoning and contaminating our air, water and bodies with chemicals linked to a range of diseases and disorders.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, ethics, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning )

Leah
- 17 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.
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
- 19 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.
Protect Your Right to Choose Your Healthcare! Sign Today!
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, disease, death, healthcare, government, prevention, protection )

Beverly
- 19 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
No religion should have the power to impose its views on patients and limit access to care!
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
- 19 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
 

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