Health

  • Whole Foods Unveils New Ranking System for Produce

    In an effort to provide customers with information on how its suppliers farm vegetables, flowers and fruits, Whole Foods introduced a new labeling system, “Responsibly Grown,” that ranks produce based on the methods with which it was cultivated. The organic supermarket will use a color-coded ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Dallas Nurses Cite Sloppy Conditions in Ebola Care

    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 U.S. ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Texas Dept.: Another Person Tests Positive for Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday. The department said in a statement that the worker reported a ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Health Worker 2nd in US to Test Positive for Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — A Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized Ebola patient who later died, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Ebola: How it spreads

    Some facts about how Ebola spreads: WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS? Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain, and then vomiting and diarrhea.   HOW DOES EBOLA SPREAD? Through close contact with a symptomatic ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Thomas Eric Duncan, Texas Ebola Patient Has Died

    DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against the disease and set off a scramble to track down anyone exposed to him. Thomas Eric Duncan, ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Hospital: Dallas Ebola Patient Critical

    DALLAS (AP) — The condition of the lone Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. has worsened and is now deemed critical, the Dallas hospital that has been treating him reported Saturday. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where Thomas Eric Duncan is being treated, didn’t provide ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Crew Arrives to Clean Quarantined Texas Apartment

    DALLAS (AP) — A hazardous-materials crew arrived Friday at a Texas apartment where the U.S. Ebola patient stayed to collect bed sheets and towels used by the infected man before he was hospitalized. The family living in the apartment has been confined to their home under armed guard while ...

    Continue Reading...
  • 
Family that Hosted Ebola Patient Confined to Home

    DALLAS (AP) — Four members of a family the U.S. Ebola patient was staying with were confined to their Texas home under armed guard Thursday as the circle of people possibly exposed to the virus widened, while Liberian authorities said they would prosecute the man for allegedly lying on an ...

    Continue Reading...

Latest Tweets

    Message: Rate limit exceeded, Please check your Twitter Authentication Data or internet connection.