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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
- 23 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.
Ebola Survivor
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, death, health, illness, medicine, research, risks, treatment )

Olga
- 1 day ago - msf.org
Alexander lost his wife, a brother and two daughters. Now, he had to save his only boy, Kollie James. And he did with the help of MSF.
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.
Jon Stewart: Everybody Calm Down! (VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, Ebola, humor, safety, risks, humans, illness, society )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - thedailyshow.cc.com
Despite a new wave of panic from cable news, talking heads and politicians surrounding the news of Dallas's second Ebola patient, Jon Stewart politely suggests that we all just calm down. Besides, Texas's strong stance against vaccinations is maybe...
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..
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?
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
- 12 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
- 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.
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.
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
- 19 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.
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.
After Womb Transplant, Swedish Woman Gives Birth
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, health, women, womb transplant, birth, Sweden, safety )

Naoko
- 19 days ago - the-japan-news.com
LONDON (AP) -- In a medical first, a woman in Sweden has given birth after receiving a womb transplant, the doctor who performed the pioneering procedure said Friday.
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
- 22 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
- 22 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
 

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