Thomas Eric Duncan. He’s the man being treated for Ebola at a hospital in Dallas. He flew on United Airlines, with a layover in Washington DC. Duncan flew part of his trip on United. The airline says they’ve been informed the CDC about his
For the first time, the United States is dealing with its first undetected case of Ebola. Four previously infected patients have already come back to the US from West Africa, but in every one of those cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Pr
UPDATE: Ebola Patient Zero now identified as Thomas Eric Duncan. The Ebola outbreak is raging throughout West Africa. Now, for the first time, a case of Ebola made it's way back to the states without anyone catching it first. The Duncan is curr
In a free market, buyers and sellers are the ones who decide a fair market price. If demand is high, and supply is low, the price goes up. And if demand is low, and the supply is high, then the price usually goes down. But what happens when the d
Health officials on high alert, a dangerous disease making it's way toward Massachusetts. With your top local news, I'm Mark Maxwell. Just last week, emergency rooms all over the United States started overflowing with sick kids, many of them
In health news, in case you haven't heard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm. Red alert in states all across the country. No, this time it's not for Ebola. Instead, it's a rare virus known as human enter-o
Dallas, Texas is Ebola Ground Zero here in the United States. While health officials struggle to keep up with the outbreak in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are monitoring upwards of 100 people in Texas, suspected wit
Democrats are demanding the Obama administration update its policy to allow gay men to donate blood, tissue and organs. On Monday, a group of lawmakers led by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Commentary As many of y'all know I am an RN. I pull a couple shifts a week at various ER thru a temping agency (allowing me to keep my skills sharp) but my main gig is with a well known plastic surgeon in the area. Most of his work is very p
Dallas County health official says they are monitoring are 12-18 people, including 5 children, with whom the Ebola patient came in contact – @dallasnews Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says there is 'zero chance' other passengers at Dallas-Fort W
This is damn serious now. Pray for the third world country of the USA. They are not prepared. The poor, worthless and stupid will all die there. The rich and smart will live. ARE YOU READY? Centers for Disease Control has issued guidelines to U.S.
Imagine, as Christopher Buckley (son of William F.) did in his clever book, Boomsday, a plan to make the government solvent by offering incentives for people to kill themselves at age 70 and younger.
HHS gets editorial approval over sponsored content. WebMD has received nearly $14 million to promote Obamacare, as part of a government initiative designed to get Americans to turn to "official information" on health care
In 2009, we had a look at the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) concept that promised patients suffering from kidney failure an alternative to conventional dialysis.
Dr Rima Laibow from the Natural Solutions Foundation claims that Paypal has given her an ultimatum to stop selling Nano Silver has a therapy for Ebola. She has elected to drop them. As soon as Ebola gets a foot hold here in the states, no doubt ther
Here's the moral dilemma of the day:
In late August, hospitals in St. Louis and Kansas City reported a sharp increase in children with the kind of wheezing and coughing normally associated with asthma, high fevers, mouth blisters, skin rashes and body aches.
A hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software, according to federal officials.
Failing memory is one of the (many) drawbacks of old age, but can also impact younger people suffering stroke, early-stage Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury and cardiac arrest.
The Color of Urine
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State address in January to what he called Vermont's "full-blown heroin crisis.
An inside look at the creation of My Magic Mud and what inspired Jessica Arman (the creator) to start her family business.
Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.
New evidence has linked fluoride and other chemicals to brain disorders. What other unknown effects might this industrial by-product added to our water supply have? An examination of water fluoridation's shadowy history reveals potentially disturbing
For several weeks now, the World Health Organization has been calling the Ebola outbreak an international emergency. And now, Liberia is stepping up their efforts to contain the disease. The local government is setting up quarantine zones for entire
Three paramedics and five firefighters were placed on administrative leave after Foster's death. The emergency responders went to his home in Hermitage early Wednesday after receiving a 3 a.m. report that he had shot himself in the head.
But Obamacare policyholders are ALSO required to report on a raft of "lifestyle changes" including when you become pregnant (which means you also need to report if you have a change in that "status" via miscarriage or abortion), or a change in "house
Doctor On Demand, a startup that lets users video chat with U.S.-certified doctors, just raised $21 million and announced its first major corporate deal.
A nail fungal infection, also termed onychomycosis,  is a condition that affects the fingernails and toenails.
Amendment comes in wake of Ebola scare.