Category: Health

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Ebola waste poses challenge to U.S. hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was technically correct when it guaranteed people this month that most hospitals in the U.S. coul...
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What CDC Can Do To Fight Ebola

The Ebola epidemic in Africa and fears of it spreading in the U.S. have turned the nation's attention to the federal government's front-line public he...
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GOPs criticize Ebola response Czar, appointee gets support

Republican lawmakers are criticizing the Obama administration for appointing former vice presidential aide Ron Klain as the Ebola response manager, bu...
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Obama to appoint Ron Klain Ebola ‘Czar’, opposes travel ban

United States president Barack Obama will name Ron Klain Ebola "czar" to systematize the fight against the deadly virus in the United States, but he s...
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U.S. establishes Ebola “Swat team” to help within hours of a case

The United States is forming a quick-response team to provide assistance to hospitals "within hours" whenever an Ebola case surfaces, Centers for Dise...
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Nurse with Ebola well, NBC correspondent apologizes for violating quarantine

The Dallas nurse infected with Ebola is doing well while NBC medical correspondent issued a public apology for violating quarantine.
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Dallas hospital worker tests positive for Ebola

A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital worker, who cared for Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died from Ebola infection last week, was tested po...
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Senator still undecided on Ebola funding increase

U.S. Republican Senator James Inhofe remains undecided on increasing the Defense Department funds for a military mission to battle the Ebola outbreak ...
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Life expectancy in U.S. hits record high

Federal official reported Wednesay that the average life expectancy in the United States has reached an all-time high reaching 78.8 years for 2012.
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CDC testing 5 patients at Philadelphia hospital

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is testing five patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a New Jersey boy for enteroviru...