A federal judge in Albuquerque has ruled that an insurance policy must cover a $700,000 claim for a severe facial wound suffered by a child bitten by a dog in a parked SUV.
North Korea's quarantine of arriving foreigners to prevent Ebola has not disrupted business with the nation's largest trading partner, Chinese businesspeople say, although a tourist ban has hurt travel agencies that run tours to the reclusive country.
West Virginia is receiving nearly $1.2 million in federal funding for health programs primarily benefiting women and children. … Click to Continue »
Dr. Beatrice Fontalis watched intently as a surgical team at Akron Children's Hospital fixed the heart of a young boy from her homeland. … Click to Continue »
PHILADELPHIA - Looking to get into a growth industry? Two words: hoarding cleanup. … Click to Continue »
ORLANDO - On Halloween, Morgan Foy will transform into Elise, the Spider Queen from the online video game "League of Legends." … Click to Continue »
Florida's race for governor has focused on the candidates' integrity and their credit or blame for the economy. But an issue seldom mentioned on the campaign trail could play the spoiler in the razor-thin contest.
Marshall University is hosting its first Rural Health Research Day. … Click to Continue »
The fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus.
A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola will soon be reunited with her dog, which has been sequestered since his owner became ill. … Click to Continue »
A former Northwestern University cancer research physician will pay nearly a half-million dollars to settle claims of federal research grant fraud. … Click to Continue »
Hawaii's state epidemiologist says health officials are concerned that measles could spread through the islands. … Click to Continue »
The state is asking a judge to order the forfeiture of animals seized from a Vermont holiday-themed park over concerns about their health. … Click to Continue »
A Champaign military veteran who experts say suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he shot his wife has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. … Click to Continue »
It's frightening to have so many conflicting voices out there telling us what to eat. For example: … Click to Continue »
Three Louisiana, men have been sentenced for smuggling white-tailed deer into Mississippi in violation of a law that protects the state's deer population from chronic wasting disease. … Click to Continue »
A Tampa woman who was in a coma for several weeks after being hit by a truck in St. Petersburg has given birth to a healthy baby girl. … Click to Continue »
U.S. Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker will host a roundtable discussion in Chattanooga on Ebola preparedness. … Click to Continue »
Maine locked in standoff with defiant nurse over Ebola precautions as compromise efforts stall … Click to Continue »
A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases. … Click to Continue »
Milford schools and the father of a 7-year-old girl barred for three weeks because of Ebola fears have agreed to the youngster's return, three days day earlier than planned. … Click to Continue »
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has heard arguments in the case of a Wisconsin man whose conviction for poisoning his wife was overturned. … Click to Continue »
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says a worker at a Cumberland County restaurant infected with hepatitis A may have exposed customers. … Click to Continue »
Now 31, Rodney Jordan said his brief marriage at age 22 was doomed before it started. When he wed, he said, he had had many failed relationships. … Click to Continue »
KANSAS CITY - Good news: Craig Hoffman separated his shoulder. … Click to Continue »
Liberia has opened one of its largest Ebola treatment centers yet in Monrovia, bracing for a new wave of infections even as officials express hope the disease is on the decline.
The U.N. health agency is updating its guidelines for health workers dealing with the deadly Ebola virus, recommending tougher measures such as doubling up on gloves and making sure the mouth, nose and eyes are better protected from contaminated droplets and fluids.
A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population.
In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.
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