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Members of the Department of Defense's Ebola Military Medical Support Team go through special training at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Antonio.

Soldier or Civilian, Ebola Protocols are Not the Same

A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends...



  • In this photo taken Oct. 3, 2014, in Union Grove, Wis., Mike Knutson, 96, plays the harmonic as his daughter, Barb Knutson, listens. Wisconsin Studies Music and Memory Program

    The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is leading a new study on whether music can help dementia patients. Similar studies will be done in Utah and Ohio on the Music and Memory program, which is in hundreds of nursing homes across the U.S. and Canada. The study in Wisconsin is the largest in the program...

  • Nurse Kaci Hickox is staying in this home on a rural road in Fort Kent, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Quarantines Rarely Used, Effectiveness Questioned

    The Spanish flu pandemic a century ago prompted the last large-scale quarantines in this country. Now the Ebola outbreak is raising new questions about whether ordering quarantines is an effective way to fight deadly disease in the U.S...

  • In this Oct. 27, 2014, file photo, an ambulance drives near University Hospital of Newark in Newark, N.J. AP IMPACT: US Health Care Unprepared for Ebola

    The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network...

  • Poison Control Experts Warn about Popular Halloween Glow Sticks

    The countdown is on. In no time, trick-or-treaters will take to our neighborhoods. They'll be all dressed up, and some will even be glowing in the dark because of ever-popular glow sticks. Glow sticks are fun and often help parents keep tabs on their kids in the dark, but the Minnesota Poison Control Center says they can pose a problem...

  • Survey Released to Help Patients Find Safest Hospitals in US

    New hospital safety scores have been released to help patients find the safest hospitals in the U.S. Letter grades released by the Leap-Frog Group are given twice a year on how well they protect patients from accidents, infections and injuries. Out of the 39 hospitals scored in Minnesota, 12 scored A, 13 hospitals scored B and C...









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