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Tracy Company Helping In Fight Against Ebola

Posted On November 04, 2014

(Tracy, CA) -- A California company is making a product that could help in the fight against Ebola. San-I-Pak in Tracy is making machines that sterilize and compact infectious waste, and the company says hospitals from around the world are placing orders. The company's vice president tells KCRA that Dallas Presbyterian had a big problem…

Poll: One In Seven Americans In Favor Of Forced Quarantines

Posted On November 04, 2014

(Undated) -- Over 70-percent of Americans are in favor of mandatory quarantines for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients in Africa. An NBC/"Wall Street Journal" poll says 71-percent are in favor of isolating medical professionals while only 24-percent are against it. Eighty-five-percent of respondents who classify themselves as Republicans support enforced quarantines, compared…

Bariatric Surgery May Substantially Reduce Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Posted On November 04, 2014

(London) -- Weight loss surgery may substantially reduce the risk of obese adults coming down with Type 2 diabetes. This finding adds to previous study results indicating bariatric surgery can be effective in treating this common type of diabetes in obese patients. Researchers at King's College London followed up seven years later with study participants…

Maine, Nurse Settle Quarantine Suit

Posted On November 03, 2014

(Brunswick, ME) -- There's a settlement in the quarantine suit between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola victims in West Africa. As part of yesterday's deal, Kaci Hickox is allowed to travel freely in public but must monitor her health closely and report any symptoms. The terms of the quarantine order…

Bill Gates To Donate $500-Million To Fight Diseases

Posted On November 03, 2014

(Seattle, WA) -- Bill Gates is continuing to do his part to stop the spread of infectious diseases worldwide. The former Microsoft CEO announced Sunday that his foundation will donate 500-million dollars this year to help fight diseases, mostly in tropical regions. Over 150-million dollars will go toward the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative. The rest…

  • Swap Shop

    Boys Clothes sizes 5, 6 and 7

    Posted on December 20, 2014
    Location: Rising Sun, Indiana

    Have several boys size 5, 6 and size 7 shirts…

  • Pet Patrol

    Golden retriever found

    Posted on December 19, 2014
    Location: Dillsboro, Indiana

    Found golden retriever in Dillsboro. Please call: 812-584-3478 or 812-432-3427