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Critically Ill Ebola Patient Arrives At Nebraska Hospital

Posted On November 15, 2014

(Omaha, NE) -- The surgeon who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone is at the University of Nebraska Medical Center to be treated himself. Dr. Martin Salia is a native of Sierra Leone but lives with his wife and kids in Maryland. He arrived in Omaha this afternoon and was transferred from an…

IMF To Help Out Nations Hit Hardest By Ebola Outbreak

Posted On November 15, 2014

(Undated) -- The International Monetary Fund will provide money to help fight Ebola in west Africa. A commitment from the IMF to provide 300-million-dollars for Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia in concessional loans, debt relief, and grants is being welcomed at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. The U.S. has been pressing the IMF to…

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Underway

Posted On November 15, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Open enrollment for Obamacare has begun. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell says improvements have been made to the Healthcare.gov website and that should translate into a smoother healthcare shopping and enrolling process than last year's rocky rollout. The deadline is February 15th to select or change your healthcare plan. If…

Ebola Doctor Is Maryland Resident

Posted On November 14, 2014

(New Carrollton, MD) -- A surgeon infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone is a Maryland resident. Dr. Martin Salia lives in New Carrollton, just outside Washington, DC. His wife, Isatu , says she's desperately worried about her husband.   Dr. Salia will reportedly be flown to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for treatment. Additional…

Study: 40% Of Marriages Involve At Least One Remarriage

Posted On November 14, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- It's becoming more common for at least one person in a new marriage to have been married before. A new Pew Research study finds that about 40-percent of new marriages involve someone who's not getting hitched for the first time. The percentage of married adults who are remarried has increased from about…