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Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

10-29-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and has been under a voluntary in-home quarantine in Maine has stepped outside to voice her concerns about the state's quarantine guidelines. Kaci Hickox briefly left her ...

EEOC sues Honeywell over medical testing policy

10-29-14
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Honeywell Inc., over a health care policy requiring employees and their spouses to take medical tests or face monetary penalties. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court ...

Sandy’s mental health impact looms large

10-29-14
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Two years after Superstorm Sandy, New York and New Jersey residents are still dealing with mental health issues from the storm. Officials say the cumulative stress of coping with the disaster and rebuilding homes and lives ...
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Christie Defends Ebola Quarantine Policy

10-28-14
Gov. Christie has been making appearances to defend his decision to require health care workers treating Ebola patients to be quarantined.

Where’s czar? Ebola raises management questions

10-28-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — One week after naming a new coordinator in the fight against Ebola, President Barack Obama is trying to dispel criticism that the government can't manage the health crisis. The White House's behind-the-scenes coordination of the ...

Mayor praises responders in NYC Ebola case

10-28-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's mayor says that medical workers who transported a doctor fighting Ebola are the equivalent of the U.S. Navy's elite SEALS. Mayor Bill de Blasio visited a fire department EMS crew on Manhattan's Upper East Side on Tuesday. ...

Politics of Ebola tricky for Christie, Cuomo

10-28-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The two governors — one Republican, one Democrat — are known for their no-nonsense, take-charge style in a calamity. But they have set off a furor over their aggressive handling of the Ebola crisis, and the fallout could ...
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President Obama Makes Statement on Ebola

10-28-14
President Barack Obama speaks about the Ebola situation.

Health fund extends coverage for Taj Mahal workers

10-28-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A joint union-management health care fund is giving two months of extended insurance coverage to workers at Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Casino Resort. Unite Here Health, a fund run jointly by union representatives and ...

Obama says US can’t shy away from Ebola battle

10-28-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola. Obama did not directly criticize quarantine policies for returning health care workers implemented in New York and New Jersey. ...