The county health commissioner is quoted as saying, “As we are all too aware, any infectious disease in the world is only a plane ride away.”
The Medicare “Part B” premium that most older people pay for outpatient care will stay the same in 2015 — $104.90 a month.
Parkview Health has begun notifying patients that as of April 15, 2015, all services will be considered out-of-network if UnitedHealthcare is their insurance provider.
Airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unprecedented Ebola outbreak will now be screened for potential exposure to the deadly disease when they arrive at five major U.S. airports.
An extra level of screening at major airports will reach more than 9 of 10 people traveling to the U.S. from Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa.
Protesters tried to stop the dog being taken away in a van, but police with batons cleared a path.
The money will go toward new office exam equipment and will allow the organization to expand the office area for more on- call nurses.
Five advocacy groups petitioned the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to expand Chantix’s boxed warning, calling for more detailed language about potential side effects.
Others in Dallas could be in danger as officials try to contain the virus that has ravaged West Africa, killing thousands of people.
Leaders are urging calm, but Dallas is a city on edge as it approaches the first Ebola incubation deadline this week.
Such transfusions are believed to help Ebola patients because a survivor’s blood contains antibodies to fight the disease.
Customs and Border Protection agents are also handing out factsheets to travelers with details of what symptoms to look for and directions to call a doctor if they become sick within 21 days.
Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.
The World Bank’s assessment said the economic impact of Ebola is already serious in the three countries and could be catastrophic if it becomes a more regional health crisis.
Among those being fired were a top purchasing official at the Veterans Health Administration and the directors of several VA hospitals.
The parents of the first baby born from a transplanted womb hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertility — but that’s not why they did it.
Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role.
Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.
Despite internet rumors, area health officials said no one has tested positive for Ebola in Fort Wayne.
The nation’s top infectious diseases expert says it’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about a virus that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa.