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Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Physiology

Close to Home: First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in U.S., CDC Confirms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is at a hospital in Dallas. But they say there's "zero risk" he infected anyone else on his flight here and they're confident the virus will not spread widely in the United …

Disease

CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S.

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, health officials announced Tuesday.<p>The unidentified man left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for …

CDC confirms first case of Ebola in US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on Tuesday that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case diagnosed in the United States.<p>The patient left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, CDC …

Teenagers Captured by ISIS Militants Reveal Horrific Ordeals

<i>The names of the Yazidi girls and women in this story have been changed to protect their identities.</i><p>DUHOK, Iraq — Fifteen-year-old Sara had considered suicide many times during her month-long ordeal. The old man she had been given to as a “gift” beat her frequently. He taunted her with videos of …

Human Rights

Arizona Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer Charged With Assault

The hits just keep on coming for the NFL.<p>Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on assault charges, including aggravated assault and preventing someone from calling 911, it was revealed Wednesday evening.<p>Phoenix police said the charges stemmed from two separate incidents …

Arizona Cardinals

Darrien Hunt: new surveillance footage may shed light on police shooting

Video from Utah bank could answer question of whether Hunt was shot from behind while running away from officers<p>Surveillance footage from a drive-through bank in Utah where a 22-year-old black man is alleged to have lunged at police officers with a sword, before fleeing and being shot to death, has …

Fixer recounts how ISIS abducted him and Steven Sotloff

American journalist Steven Sotloff began his last journey into Syria with a surprise gift for his fixer, Yosef Abobaker. It was a small camera.<p>"Happy birthday!" Sotloff told his guide, whom Sotloff had befriended a year earlier by interviewing Abobaker's father about the Syrian civil war.<p>Then came …

In West Africa, an overwhelming fight to prevent Ebola deaths

The only<p>Ebolatreatment center in central Liberia, which opened Monday, came too late for its first patient, a 12-year-old boy.<p>The boy’s mother died of Ebola a week ago. His father, also sick with Ebola, is being treated in isolation in the new 70-bed center in Suakoko town, run by the …

Disease

10 Things NOT to Do at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is the most-visited vacation resort in the world. Yet as magical as it is, it can also be extremely overwhelming for parents, …