caraden88

15 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Followers | @caraden88 | Keep up with caraden88 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “caraden88”

Third case of rabies confirmed in 2014; state officials issue notice to residents

Louisiana authorities want to remind residents about vaccinating animals against rabies after a third case was reported in West Monroe.<p>Members of the …

Seven teens charged in Sayreville High School assaults

Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office.<p>Upperclassmen howled as they flipped off the lights then sexually abused their younger classmates at Sayreville …

Stepped-up Ebola screening starts at NYC airport

NEW YORK (AP) — Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York's Kennedy International Airport from …

Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

DALLAS — A health care worker who cared for the Ebola patient who died last week tested positive for the deadly virus, sending health officials scrambling Sunday to find the "breach in protocol" that resulted in her infection.<p>The woman was among caregivers for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died Wednesday …

The Week in Review: Women Take Center Stage

“We are having a moment,” Barnard College President Debora Spar told The New York Times. “Young women are identifying as feminist at levels and in …

Feds Move to Protect Kids From Window Blind Cord Strangulation

They don’t look dangerous – not like a knife or open flame – but the cords on window blinds and shades can be just as deadly when they get wrapped around a child’s neck.<p>Almost every month, on average, another child dies from window cord strangulation, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety …

American emergency rooms prepare as Ebola fear spreads

<b>(CNN) —</b> Emergency rooms around the United States are preparing for the people who may have Ebola and for the people who just think they have Ebola.<p>"I have seen several people who had acute illnesses worried that they may have Ebola," said Dr. Mark Reiter.<p>He works as an emergency room doctor in …

Cities, states scramble after Dallas's Ebola missteps expose planning gaps

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The missteps in Dallas’s handling of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States have revealed an uncomfortable reality: state and city plans for handling the deadly virus are based on generic recommendations for everything from measles to floods, to hurricanes and …

Off-Duty Secret Service Agent Stopped White House Intruder: Report

The man who scaled the White House fence and broke into the executive mansion earlier this month was tackled by an off-duty Secret Service officer, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.<p>According to the Post, an agent who was leaving for the night after seeing President Barack Obama's family leave …

How The U.S. Will Contain The Spread Of Ebola: Good Old Legwork

Contact tracing is the key to preventing an epidemic.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced yesterday that a patient with Ebola has been identified in the U.S. He apparently got infected while in West Africa, boarded a plane before he had any symptoms, and then visited a U.S. …

Disease

Officials Contact More People in Relation to U.S. Ebola Patient But Reassure Public on Containment

Public health officials work to quell fears about first case diagnosed in U.S.<p>As health officials are reportedly reaching out to as many as 100 people who had contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, public health experts are working to reassure the public …

Secret Service director calls White House intrusion 'unacceptable'

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House "unacceptable" and told a congressional committee Tuesday that she takes "full responsibility."<p>Omar Gonzalez, a 42-year-old knife-wielding Iraq war veteran, entered an unlocked …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …