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US Rare respiratory virus affecting kids, causes paralysis in some cases

Oct 01, 2014

US Rare respiratory virus affecting kids, causes paralysis in some cases

An unusual respiratory virus has sickened more than 400 children across the United States, and the emergence of sudden paralysis in some Colorado youths is sparking concern among doctors. #United States #US #Health #HealthBuzz #Colorado #Paralysis #Health Scare #Respiratory virus #enterovirus D68
US health officials confirm first Ebola case detected in country

Oct 01, 2014

US health officials confirm first Ebola case detected in country

US health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country after flying from Liberia to Texas. #United States #US #NewsTracker #Liberia #West Africa #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Ebola virus scare #Ebola Epidemic #Ebola Health scare #Ebola in US #Ebola case US
Ebola outbreak in Nigeria almost over, say US health authorities

Oct 01, 2014

Ebola outbreak in Nigeria almost over, say US health authorities

The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is almost over, after an ordeal that began in July when a sick man with USLiberian citizenship flew there from Liberia. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Health #WHO #Africa #Nigeria #Goodluck Jonathan #Liberia #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea #Nigerian President
Agonising wait haunts families of Ebola patients in Africa

Sep 30, 2014

Agonising wait haunts families of Ebola patients in Africa

As the death toll from Ebola soars, crowded clinics are turning over beds as quickly as patients are dying. #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Health Scare #West Africa disease
US Dallas hospital monitoring patient for suspected Ebola

Sep 30, 2014

US Dallas hospital monitoring patient for suspected Ebola

A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said. #United States #NewsTracker #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Ebola Epidemic #Ebola Health scare #Dallas Hospital

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Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

May 23, 2013

Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

The Ranbaxy saga of fraud and greed goes beyond that. In India, it shows how our regulators too have failed us. #TheLongView #Health #Drugs #Ranbaxy #Healthcare #Pharma
Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

Sep 30, 2014

UnitedHealth to buy doctor management company MedSynergies

UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Tuesday it agreed to buy MedSynergies, which manages physician practices, adding about 9,300 doctors to the hospital and health system services that its Optum technology-based business currently serves...
Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

Sep 30, 2014

Groups call for flavoured tobacco ban as health ministers meet in Alberta

BANFF, Alta. - Health groups want other governments to follow Alberta's lead and pass legislation to ban flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes...
Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

Sep 30, 2014

Quality health care for LGBT persons topic of upcoming lecture at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Harvey Makadon, MD, is a national leader on the topic of LGBT health care. Harvey Makadon, MD, director of the National LGBT Health Education Center, will speak at Cooley Dickison Hospital. Submitted photo   NORTHAMPTON  — The health, safety, and wel...