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US Response To Ebola Scrutinized As International Situation

US Response To Ebola Scrutinized As International Situation Worsens

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As American lawmakers met to discuss the federal response to the Ebola outbreak, officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that the international death toll from the disease...

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2014-10-22 16:27:56

Union says members seeking guidance on protective equipment, containment policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue guidelines to protect public safety and law enforcement workers who are most likely to come in contact with people infected with Ebola. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "CDC's guidelines for the use of personal...

2014-10-22 16:21:02

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that public health authorities will begin active post-arrival monitoring of travelers whose travel originates in Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea. These travelers are now arriving to the United States at one of five airports where entry screening is being conducted by Customs and Border Protection and CDC. Active post-arrival monitoring means that travelers without febrile...

2014-10-21 00:21:34

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent events, including the transmission of Ebola to two registered nurses who cared for an infected patient in Dallas, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has been calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue clear, concrete guidelines, in particular about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), to ensure the safety of health care professionals and the public. The CDC previewed...

2014-10-15 08:31:48

TYLENOL® SMILING IT FORWARD(TM) Ambassador & Pediatrician Tanya Altmann, MD Provides Tips For Keeping the Family Healthy During Cold & Flu Season FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that cold and flu season can be one of the most worrisome times for new moms. According to a recent survey conducted by Mom Central in partnership with the makers of TYLENOL®, 52% of moms agree that a baby's first fever is the most challenging motherhood moment, and 82% report they...

2014-10-14 08:32:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Larry Klayman, a former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and founder of Freedom Watch, announced that he has personally filed a lawsuit against President Barack Hussein Obama and those in his administration, including the director of the Center for Disease Control, who are recklessly exposing the American people to the deadly Ebola virus and thus furthering a national epidemic. The case number is 14-1704. As Klayman...

2014-10-13 23:08:55

Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, have pooled their resources to develop trimino™, a sugar-free protein infused water – a healthy alternative to sugary soft drinks. Branford, CT (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, shared a common concern about the state of America’s children: they’re too sedentary and because of that, they’re too fat. Citing figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that childhood obesity...

2014-10-13 16:25:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Oct. 12 that a nurse employed by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola. She is in stable condition and is currently in isolation. The nurse was a member of the heath care team that provided care to Thomas Eric Duncan while he was in isolation in the hospital. Duncan, who traveled to Texas from Liberia, died from Ebola on...

2014-10-06 23:00:12

Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor of health management and policy, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Pechacek has been deputy director for research translation in the Office on Smoking and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 2012. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor...

heroin overdoses
2014-10-05 06:51:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that heroin deaths have risen sharply in many US states. The findings, published in a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, were developed from death certificate data from 28 states. Despite this rise, twice as many people died from prescription opioid overdoses than heroin overdoses in these states in 2012. According to John Tozzi of Bloomberg...

ebola
2014-10-03 11:28:42

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the wake of recent developments involving the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, officials from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are reaching out to make certain that people have the facts about the dangerous viral disease. On September 30, CDC tests confirmed that a Liberian man, later identified as Thomas Eric Duncan, had become the first...


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