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Texas Ebola Patient Is “Clinically Stable”

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- The Centers for Disease Control is calling the condition of a Texas Ebola patient "clinically stable." The patient is a nurse in a Dallas hospital who helped care for Ebola patient Thomas Duncan, who died last week. Over the weekend, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden blamed a "protocol breach" at Texas Health…

Weed Not Cutting Into Beer’s Bottom Line, As Predicted

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Medical marijuana isn't turning out to be a financial buzzkill for the beer industry. One top analyst tells "Bloomberg" the actual trend defies research showing pot revenue would contribute to a decline in beer sales. Research conducted by Trevor Stirling shows beer sales have stayed steady or increased in states that allow medical…

Infectious Disease Experts Rip CDC Chief For Ebola “Protocol Breach” Claim

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Undated) -- A number of experts in treating infectious diseases are criticizing the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They say Dr. Thomas Frieden was wrong to blame a "protocol breach" for a Dallas nurse becoming infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient. Infection control experts say the staff at…

Survey Finds Many Americans Aren’t Washing Hands Enough

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Undated) -- A new survey shows many Americans aren't doing enough to keep themselves healthy as cold and flu season approaches. Conducted by restroom fixture makers Bradley Corporation, the poll finds that 70 percent of respondents admit they've skipped the soap while washing their hands in a public restroom. That number is up over 15…

“Spray-On Skin” Fails In Clinical Trials

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Undated) -- The latest test of an innovative spray-on skin treatment is a failure. The spray includes living cells and is designed to work with the body's own cells to help heal leg ulcers. The spray is being developed as an alternative to skin grafts. However, rhe results of the North American clinical trial announced…