Health

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas nurse who caught Ebola from an infected patient was no stranger to the risks of working around one of the world's most feared viruses. In nursing school, Nina Pham had studied microbiology and infection prevention. A classmate said students discussed Ebola...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. The friend had recently returned to the United States from Ebola-ravaged Liberia, and Johnson...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. The friend had recently returned to the United States from Ebola-ravaged Liberia, and Johnson...
DALLAS (AP) — A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest...
DALLAS (AP) — A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest...
BEIJING (AP) — Organizers say concern about the spread of the Ebola virus is expected to impact attendance at China's largest international trade fair, which kicks off Wednesday. Spokesman for the Canton Fair Liu Jianjun was quoted in Chinese newspapers as saying he expects to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say Pfizer has provided low-quality evidence to support its request to remove a bold-letter warning from its anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior. The twice-a-day tablet has carried the Food and Drug Administration's strongest...
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for an infected Liberian man graduated from nursing school four years ago and was certified in critical care procedures two months before the disease arrived in the United States. Nurse Nina Pham understood the risks...
NEW YORK (AP) — Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and Apple will now give...