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Oct 23, 2014 02:03PM
Oct 23, 2014 02:03PM
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker with Doctors Without Borders who returned to the United States from West Africa and developed a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, the city health department said on Thursday. Preliminary test results were expected in the next 12 hours, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a statement. ...
Oct 23, 2014 01:59PM
By Kathryn Doyle Adding one-on-one sessions focused on reliving the experience of losing a loved one to regular group therapy appears to help more patients with prolonged grief, according to a new study. Most people who lose a loved one feel stress, grieve and adapt over time. But seven to 10 percent of people get stuck in the grief phase and have persistent yearning for the deceased, difficulty in accepting the death, a sense of meaninglessness, bitterness about the death and difficulty in engaging in new activities, said lead author Richard A. ...
Oct 23, 2014 01:46PM
By Jessica Dye and Lisa Maria Garza NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson was found not liable by a Texas jury on Thursday in the first case to go to trial over whether Pinnacle hip implants made by the company?s DePuy Orthopedics unit were defective. The Dallas federal jury ruled unanimously against the plaintiff Kathleen Herlihy-Paoli, who said the two metal-on-metal Pinnacle hips she received were faulty. DePuy had said the implants were improperly positioned, and not to blame for her injuries. Jurors needed about two days to deliberate, following a seven-week trial. ...
Oct 23, 2014 01:26PM
Oct 23, 2014 01:08PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A potential Ebola patient being tested in New York City recently worked in West Africa with Doctors Without Borders, the group said in a statement on Thursday. "A person in New York City, who recently worked with Doctors Without Borders in one of the Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, notified our office this morning to report having developed a fever," Doctors Without Borders said in a statement. The group said there was no confirmation that the person contracted Ebola, but it followed protocols and immediately notified the New York City Department of Health. ...
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