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Ebola Bio Containment Facility Coming To North Texas

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- An Ebola treatment and infectious disease bio containment facility is coming to North Texas. Infectious Disease Pathologist from the Cleveland Clinic Doctor Gary Procop says these facilities are the best way to attack the virus.   Doctor Procop reiterated that the Ebola virus is extremely hard to contract saying that Thomas Duncan's…

White House Confident About New Ebola Travel Restrictions

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest is confident that new West Africa travel restrictions will be effective in the fight against Ebola. He calls the new restrictions "relatively creative policymaking."   Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that all U.S.-bound passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea must fly into the five U.S. airports…

Sen. Rubio To Introduce Ebola Travel Ban Bill

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Senator Marco Rubio is planning to introduce legislation that would temporarily ban travel visas for people from three West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak. The Florida Republican calls the travel bans "common sense restrictions." Rubio joins a growing number of congressional lawmakers who are calling for travel restrictions from the three…

Flu Shots Are Safe For Pregnant Women

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Pregnant women are at a higher risk of complication from the flu. Doctor Rebecca Starck with the Cleveland Clinic says a flu shot is safe during all trimesters.   The CDC says it's safe for pregnant women to get a flu shot, but they don't reccommend getting the nasal spray form of the…

Screens Causing Eye Muscles To Work Too Hard

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Sitting in front of a computer screen for long periods of time might be causing you to develop Computer Vision Syndrome. Doctor Rishi Singh with the Cleveland Clinic says looking at a computer screen causes issues with your eyes.   Looking at any types of screens, such as smart phones and tablets, will…