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NY/NJ/IL impose health care worker quarantine after NYC doctor and unidentified heallthcare worker... by Meryl Nass A quarantine will help stop cases appearing in the US in the near-term, but may mean that fewer medical professionals will volunteer to work in Africa, making control of Afr ... Read on »
Look, CDC is simply lying. Its own publications acknowledge that Ebola may aerosolize, and must be... by Meryl Nass Ebola is a designated BSL-4 (Biosafety Level 4) virus.  It requires the maximal level of containment possible.  [Anthrax, by the way, is less dangerous, requiring less conta ... Read on »
Elizabeth Pena Death Caused By Alcohol And Other Complications by Lena Butler Actress Elizabeth Pena was confirmed to have died partly because of cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol, based on her death certificate. Read on »
Treating and Preventing Viral Infections by Mark Pegram Modern medicine has solutions to many things that can be treated with drugs or surgery. However, when it comes to viral infections, medicine takes a back seat to the body’ ... Read on »
Get Movin’ to Good Health at Northwest Hospital by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Who knew that getting healthy could feel like a party? The Movin’ to Good Health event at Northwest Hospital combines good times with great health by offering chances to get ... Read on »
Driving and Talking by Medline Plus Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Impaired Driving , Motor Vehicle Safety Read on »
Facebook and Chronic Town by Rebecca .. Patient Expert When you live in Chronic Town, Facebook can be a dangerous site to visit. I’m not talking about Facebook’s experiments on emotions, or its pernicious data tracking. What ... Read on »
Corporate hospitals versus small nursing homes by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor In the past, when patients needed hospitalization, their family doctor would refer them to the neighborhood nursing home , which was managed by a specialist who woul ... Read on »
New York City Health Officials Confirm First Ebola Case by Medline Plus Dr. Craig Spencer worked with Doctors Without Borders, had just returned from Guinea in West Africa Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Ebola Read on »
Europeans Release Updated Chronic Pelvic Pain Guidelines by Jill O. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award By Jill Heidi Osborne, MA One of the barriers that IC patients face is a general lack of understanding of the many conditions which can cause and/or contribute ... Read on »