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  • Woman awakens from coma, gives birth in St. Pete

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa woman who was in a coma for several weeks after being hit by a truck in St. Petersburg has given birth to a healthy baby girl. The Tampa Tribune ( ) reports 36-year-old Jenny Quiles recently awoke from the coma and on Wednesday...

  • Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients?...

  • A look at Ebola guidelines in some states

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus. The CDC says mandatory quarantines of those...

  • Alexander, Corker to host Ebola roundtable

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker will host a roundtable discussion in Chattanooga on Ebola preparedness. The event is scheduled for 2 to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the CHI Memorial Hospital. Alexander and Corker will meet with local health...

  • Marshall hosts rural health research day

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is hosting its first Rural Health Research Day. The university says the research day on Friday is intended to showcase the importance of rural health research and health care. The morning-long event begins with a welcome from Jennifer T....

  • Ebola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild life

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — Louise Troh hoped to be married to Thomas Eric Duncan by now. Instead, she's grieving after his fatal bout with Ebola and trying to help her family refocus on the future. Neither is easy. They are trying to replace their personal belongings that were incinerated when...

  • Shaheen, Brown take geography quiz in final debate

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Scott Brown, the former Massachusetts senator now running in New Hampshire, appeared to have a bit trouble with geography in his final debate with Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Thursday. The candidates, both of whom live in eastern New...

  • Lawsuit: Surgical gowns let diseases pass through

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases. The suit, filed Wednesday in federal court, alleges that the multinational company knew for at least a...

  • Dallas nurse who survived Ebola to get dog back

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola will soon be reunited with her dog, which has been sequestered since his owner became ill. The King Charles Cavalier spaniel named Bentley is in quarantine at an abandoned Navy base in Dallas. His owner, Nina Pham, was diagnosed...

  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 30 Attack on Mary Burke: Consider the source Mary Burke has made her business acumen a central selling point of her campaign for governor — she brags about growing Trek Bicycle Corp.'s European sales from $3 million to $50 million while she ran those...