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Massachusetts Patient With Ebola Symptoms Put In Isolation

Reports indicate the patient came in with a headache and other Ebola-like symptoms, including muscle aches. Two people seem to have been transported from the clinics in ambulances. They were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, according to a statement from Harvard Vanguard Clinics' Chief …

Mom who tried to kill daughter gets 10-22 years

BEULAH, Mich. (AP) — A judge Wednesday sentenced the mother of an autistic Michigan teenager to 10-22 years in prison for what the woman described as …

'Quarantine stations,' Ebola questions, thermometers coming to 5 U.S. airports

One person has come to the United States and come down with Ebola here.<p>Authorities want to keep it that way.<p>To that end, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday beefed-up measures at five of America's biggest, busiest airports aimed at preventing the deadly virus' further …

Super Typhoon Vongfong Takes Aim at U.S. Pacific Bases

Super Typhoon Vongfong — the strongest tropical cyclone of the year — calmed slightly as it made a northward turn Thursday, but the massive storm is still expected to belt the Japanese islands, including those that are home to U.S. military bases.<p>Vongfong's winds were estimated at a steady 150 mph, …

Friends: Aid worker captured in Syria knew risks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An American aid worker threatened with beheading in Syria had researched the region and knew the dangers, but he believed the …

Lawyer accused of rape quits chokehold death case

NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney accused of raping a woman will no longer represent the family of a man who died after being placed in a police …

Hospital worker: Spaniard exposed in ER for 8 hours after positive Ebola test

Teresa Romero Ramos sought out help three times.<p>Finally, one week after first seeing a doctor, Romero found out why she felt so sick: She had Ebola.<p>Even after her Ebola test came back positive at Madrid's Alcorcon hospital, Romero had to wait.<p>According to a worker at that hospital, Romero lay in …

Syrians fleeing Kobani detained by Turkey on suspicion of being militia

Syrians fleeing the city of Kobani have been detained at the Turkish border and held without charge on suspicion of being part of the Yekîneyên Parastina Gel (YPG), or People’s Protection Units, the main Syrian-Kurdish militia.<p>As the battle for Kobani between YPG fighters and Islamic State …

UK astronaut could walk on Mars in future Nasa mission

A British astronaut could walk on Mars as part of a joint US-UK expedition to the red planet, the head of Nasa Charles Bolden has said.<p>The man who piloted the Hubble telescope said that Britain would be a “perfect partner” for a mission to Mars because of its tradition of aeronautical …

Doctors unsure why only certain Ebola patients bleed

One of Ebola's most notorious symptoms is bleeding from places like the nose and mouth, but such bleeding has only occurred in a minority of cases in the current outbreak.<p>It remains a mystery why some people experience this bleeding while others don't. The bleeding, which is properly called …

Addicted to Coffee? It's Probably in Your Genes

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Holistic Medicine

Nerve Implants Let Patients Feel Through Artificial Fingers

It’s not exactly perfect sensation, but Igor Spetic says he can feel a tingling when he uses an experimental new prosthetic hand developed at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He’s one of two men using an artificial hand attached to long-term implants that not only give him some …