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Hundreds of Travis County health care workers are being trained this week on what to do if they come in contact with an Ebola patient, from staff at major hospitals to paramedics who work in ambulances and workers at neighborhood emergency clinics. Protocols for helping Ebola...
Having recaptured national attention, much of it negative, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis said Monday that her campaign’s stark “wheelchair ad” had nothing to do with Republican rival Greg Abbott’s disability and everything to do with his “hypocrisy.” “After...
A new television ad by Democrat Wendy Davis goes into territory she hadn't touched until now: Republican Greg Abbott's use of a wheelchair. A 30-second ad released Friday and titled "Justice" notes the Texas Attorney General recovered millions in a lawsuit after he was injured...
Earlier this month, seeking to play down the risk of contracting Ebola to a nervous public, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins entered the apartment where a Liberian man diagnosed with the virus had stayed. At 7:30 a.m. Sunday, an ashen-faced Judge Jenkins, the county’s top...
Two cases of Ebola disease on U.S. shores are raising concerns about just how ready Americans hospitals and health care workers are to fight the lethal virus, despite all the assurances from public health officials that it can be identified, isolated and safely treated. The...
When Mark Jurman started as plant manager at a piston factory in Marinette, Wis., two years ago, he quickly realized how deeply the area’s heroin and pain-pill problem was afflicting his workforce. He sometimes discovered empty plastic bags at the factory stamped with the...
Travis County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Glenn Bass, who is running for re-election this November, has paid settlements to two county employees after they reported being bitten by the Maltese dog, named Justice, that he brought to work with him. Danny Villegas, who works in...
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas health care worker who provided hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus, health officials said Sunday in a statement. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease...
A Dallas County Sheriff's deputy is back at home after officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services said Thursday that he tested negative for Ebola. Sgt. Michael Monnig went to a CareNow clinic in Frisco Wednesday afternoon complaining of stomach pains. He was...