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Kit allows parents to test Halloween candy for marijuana
With marijuana now legal in Colorado, the Denver Police Department is concerned that pot-infused candy will be handed out to kids on Halloween. Now, as KCNC's Brian Maass reports, a local company has developed a test kit to detect the drug in treats. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What we know about Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer's movements
Spencer returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa nearly a week before being diagnosed Thursday as New York's first Ebola case (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses who treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan tell their story
In their first interview, four Dallas nurses who treated Thomas Eric Duncan describe how they went to great lengths to try to keep him alive (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid Ebola scare, New Yorkers on edge about subways
Fear lingers even though officials say the risk of catching the virus on rapid transit is "close to nil" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuomo and Christie Order Strict Ebola Quarantines
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said all people who had direct contact with Ebola patients in three West African nations would be quarantined. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By MARC SANTORA Tags: New York City Spencer, Craig Allen (1981- ) Ebola Virus Bellevue Hospital Center Source Type: news

Was NYC Ebola patient’s self-monitoring enough?
Dr. Craig Spencer was self-monitoring for symptoms of Ebola after returning from West Africa last week. But some are questioning if more restrictions should have been put on his movements. Alison Harmelin reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials: Doctor with Ebola had no symptoms until Thursday
One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital. The second h... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

City Room: Friday Updates on New York’s First Ebola Case
Coverage of the decision to quarantine people returning from Ebola-stricken countries, and the doctor who became sick in New York. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ANDY NEWMAN Tags: Health and Hospitals Source Type: news

NY-area airports quarantining passengers at high risk for Ebola
New York, New Jersey governors announce mandatory 21-day quarantine for people at highest risk returning from West African Ebola zone (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NY, NJ to Quarantine Returning Clinicians With Ebola ContactsNY, NJ to Quarantine Returning Clinicians With Ebola Contacts
The mandatory quarantine at JFK and Newark airports extends to all travelers from West Africa who have had direct contact with someone with Ebola. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

States Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After NY Doctor Case
Some states to enforce quarantines for all travelers from West Africa. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mali's first Ebola case, a two-year-old girl, dies: officials
BAMAKO (Reuters) - A two-year-old girl who was Mali's first case of Ebola died on Friday, shortly after the World Health Organization warned that many people had potentially been exposed to the virus because she was taken across the country while ill. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hyperbaric oxygen chamber therapy available for small pets
Maybe you've heard of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for humans. You can find it at many hospitals, it treats serious infections, bubbles of air in blood vessels and wounds that won't heal. One New Orleans holistic veterinarian is using it for small pets, and says it's doing wonders for her patients. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Friday Feedback: Whistleblowers in the Hospital
(MedPage Today) -- Is going public with concerns about hospital safety ever a good idea? (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - October 24, 2014 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Watch TIME’s Jeffery Kluger Discuss How to Eradicate Polio
Since the development of a Polio vaccine in the 1950s, the number of cases of the devastating disease has been reduced by 99 percent. But despite a cure, people in three countries still suffer from the disease. Now, foundations like the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and UNICEF have teamed up to eradicate the disease. In recognition of World Polio Day, watch live as TIME editor-at-large Jeffery Kluger discuss Polio and what can be done to end it. The livestream, hosted by Rotary International, begins at 7:30 p.m. EDT Friday. (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mia Tramz Tags: Uncategorized Disease global health Rotary Science vaccines world polio day Source Type: news

NYC Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer's fiancee and TWO friends quarantined
Dr Craig Spencer, 33, is being cared for in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan after being confirmed as the first Ebola case in the country's most populous city.   (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. military starts training its Ebola rapid-response team
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - As health officials were trying to manage a patient infected with Ebola in New York, U.S. military personnel in Texas were in the first stages of training a new rapid-response team that could head to hospitals the next time an outbreak occurs. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lantern gets early funding for mental health therapy app
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

As Ebola hits, New Yorkers maintain wary calm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - News of New York's first case of Ebola was met with worry and even anger on Friday, but for this city of eight million residents, seasoned by everything from terror attacks to superstorms, there was little sign of panic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ebola medical workers face mandatory quarantine at NYC airports
NEW YORK (Reuters) - All medical workers traveling from Ebola-affected countries to New York City's airports will face a mandatory 21-day quarantine under new screening rules that exceed federal guidelines, the governors of New York and New Jersey announced on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ekata is a Western-fitness, Eastern-philosophy, no-TV club
A group of elementary school kids sat cross-legged on the floor, their eyes shut tight, listening to their teacher: How was their day at school? What were they feeling? Could they take a moment to breathe and check in with themselves? (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex and Ebola: How risky?
A person who doesn't have symptoms probably can't transmit the virus through intimate contact, but some experts say more research is needed to know for sure (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news