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Sep 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NBC News: The Ebola virus is spreading exponentially across Liberia as patients fill taxis in a fruitless search for medical care, the World Health Organization said Monday. In Sierra Leone, a doctor working for WHO tested positive and was preparing to be evacuated from the country. Meanwhile, the newest U.S. patient, a doctor infected ...

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Sep 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Watch more news videos | Latest world news Excerpted from ABC News: A respiratory illness that has already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say. The disease hasn't been officially identified but officials suspect a rare respiratory virus called human enterovirus 68. According to the U.S. ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Atlanta – Emory University Hospital has discharged two American missionaries treated for Ebola. “Today is a miraculous day,” Dr. Kent Brantly said during a news conference following his discharge from a special isolation unit. “I’m thrilled to be alive, to be well and to be reunited with my family.” Emory officials confirmed that the second patient, ...

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from Politico: Fox News psychiatrist Keith Ablow does not think that first lady Michelle Obama is a fit role model on fitness, calling the first lady “two-faced” on Wednesday. “I do dislike hypocrisy and I really do believe that people speaking about diet should be role models themselves, and I’m not sure if the first ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Breitbart: Tuesday evening the CDC confirmed to Breitbart News that six individuals in the United States had been tested for Ebola. Those tests came back negative, but the CDC would not identify the states where they originated. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reported Tuesday that half a dozen people had been tested for Ebola. It ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Infowars: In an apparent attempt to avoid hysteria, U.S. health authorities are withholding details about a number of suspected Ebola victims from the public. During a segment concerning the admission of a potential Ebola victim at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta revealed that there have been at least ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The doctor who treated a man who flew to Nigeria and died of Ebola now has contracted the disease, authorities said Monday, presenting a dire challenge to Africa’s most populous nation as the regional toll for the outbreak grew to 887 dead. As Nigerian health authorities rushed to quarantine others who had ...

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Aug 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from ABC News: Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City is treating a possible Ebola patient who recently traveled to West Africa, hospital officials said, although he is "unlikely" to have the deadly virus. The patient arrived at the hospital’s emergency room early Monday morning with “a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms,” according to a ...

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Aug 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

UPPER EAST SIDE (WABC) -- Mount Sinai Hospital is performing tests on a patient who had recently traveled to a West African country where Ebola has been reported, the hospital says. A male patient with high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms came to the hospital's emergency room on Monday morning, officials said. The hospital says the ...

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Aug 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Breitbart Texas: leaked intelligence analysis from the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reveals the exact numbers of illegal immigrants entering and attempting to enter the U.S. from more than 75 different countries. The report was obtained by a trusted source within the CBP agency who leaked the document and spoke with Breitbart ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ANTWERP, Belgium – A Belgian physician who refused to treat a Jewish woman with a fractured rib suggested she visit Gaza to get rid of the pain. The physician made the remark on Wednesday while manning a medical hotline in Flanders, Belgium’s Flemish region, whose capital, Antwerp, has a sizeable Orthodox Jewish population, the local Jewish ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

WASHINGTON — Jul 28, 2014, 4:48 PM ET - Associated Press - A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs. An agreement announced by ...

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Jul 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Scanning electron micrograph depicting a mass of Yersinia pestis bacteria. Excerpted from Bloomberg: Three more plague cases were found in Colorado, a week after the first infection of the deadliest form of the disease was reported in the state in a decade. The man initially reported with pneumonic plague on July 11 is hospitalized. Two of ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: A failure to scan outsourced medical records has caused an approximate three- to five-month backlog at the Memphis Veteran Administration Medical Center, The Daily Caller has learned. TheDC was exclusively given a photo snapped of the medical records room on June 12, 2014. In the photo, hundreds of unprocessed medical records ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Progressives Today: Veterans are losing the war at home, and the loss is coming at the hands of their own government. A new audit finds the VA didn’t treat a veteran with PTSD for 8 years while another was in the hospital for 7 YEARS before being treated. CNN adds: In one case, a veteran with ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A new report released Tuesday by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., claims more than a thousand veterans may have died between 2001 and 2011 as the result of misconduct and a "culture of mismanagement" at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The report rattled off a litany of allegations against the embattled agency, claiming ...

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Jun 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: A new whistleblower has come forward in the VA scandal, telling CNN the Phoenix VA has been covering up veteran deaths. Someone in the VA removed “deceased” notes from electronic files so that they would not show up on statistics of veterans who died awaiting VA attention. The whistleblower, Phoenix VA scheduling ...

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Jun 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: A federal investigator has described a “troubling pattern” of Veterans Affairs Department officials downplaying or ignoring whistleblowers at facilities nationwide, resulting in patients receiving deficient, delayed and in some cases no needed medical attention. In a letter Monday to President Obama, Carolyn Lerner of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel said that ...

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Jun 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BetaBeat: WebMD announced they’d be beefing up patient-doctor interactivity, but there’s one thing they forgot. First Derm lets users send in pictures of their infected business to a doctor for a painless diagnosis. The whole process is quick and anonymous — perfect for people who don’t have the time or desire to find a real-life ...

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Jun 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Top managers at the Department of Veterans Affairs have been held “accountable” for preventable patient deaths, falsified records and long backlogs in care. What that means is not clear. Even the fate of Sharon Helman, director of the Phoenix veterans' hospital that is ground zero in the latest scandal involving secret waiting lists, ...

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Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

“Whether or not you feel compelled to follow a particular lifestyle or not, you have the ability to decide not to do that. I may have the genetic coding that I’m inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that, and I look at the homosexual issue the same way.” ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Tuesday allowing veterans to seek private health care to avoid the backlogs at Veterans Affairs facilities. "The news about VA's delays in care crisis just keeps getting worse," said Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., who introduced the bill. "It's unfortunate I have to introduce legislation to address this problem, because ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The fate of a 16-year-old Connecticut girl at the center of a major medical custody dispute is in the hands of a Massachusetts judge, now that Bay State children's advocates have conceded Justina Pelletier should be returned to her family. In a controversial move, Pelletier was placed in the custody of the ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: FBI Director James Comey confirmed Wednesday that the bureau's Phoenix branch has opened a criminal investigation of the Veterans Affairs Department, amid mounting calls on Capitol Hill for the Justice Department to get more involved. Comey confirmed the bureau's involvement during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Officials previously made ...

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