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There's no question technology has improved our lives, but a local psychologist says there are signs it's also having a negative effect, especially on children.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria confirms 2nd case of Ebola as doctor tests positive after treating man who died.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top infectious disease official says there's hope that a vaccine against Ebola will be available as early as next July. Dr. Anthony Fauci (FOW'-chee) of the National Institutes of Health says such a preventive vaccine has been successfully tested...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Gross never planned on joining the front lines of the fight against cancer. The guy who once put a terrified-looking dog on the cover of National Lampoon magazine with a gun to its head and the words, "If You Don't Buy This Magazine, We'll Kill This...
When a man opened fire at a hospital outside Philadelphia, fatally shooting his caseworker and wounding his psychiatrist, the doctor saved his own life and probably the lives of others by pulling out a gun and shooting the patient. If Dr. Lee Silverman's decision to arm himself...
While experts agree the majority of people with mental illness are not violent, workplace violence has claimed the lives of several professionals in recent years, including: — Dr. Wayne Fenton, renowned psychiatrist and administrator at the National Institute of Mental Health,...
When a man opened fire at a hospital outside Philadelphia, fatally shooting his caseworker and injuring his psychiatrist, the doctor saved his own life and probably the lives of others by pulling out a gun and shooting the patient. If Dr. Lee Silverman's decision to arm himself...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the condition of the American doctor stricken with Ebola seems to have improved from earlier reports. Dr. Thomas Frieden tells NBC it was encouraging to see Dr. Kent Brantly walk out of the...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates, the Mideast's largest airline, said Sunday that it halted flights to the West African nation of Guinea because of concerns about the spread of the Ebola virus there. The Dubai-based carrier said flights to the Guinean capital of...