Monthly Archives: September 2014

Airline Passenger With Ebola Is Under Treatment in Dallas by DENISE GRADY


By DENISE GRADY

The man, who took a commercial flight from Liberia, is said to be the first traveler to have brought the virus to the United States on a passenger plane.

Published: October 1, 2014 at 12:00AM

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A Dog’s Life in Chad: Filling Up on Fish Guts and on Guinea Worms by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

A surprise has turned up in the fight against Guinea worm: In Chad, more dogs have it than people do — and fish guts are apparently to blame.

Published: September 30, 2014 at 12:00AM

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Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria Appears to Be Over by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Every known Ebola patient in the country has now died or recovered, and the cure rate was unusually high for an African outbreak.

Published: October 1, 2014 at 12:00AM

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Paying Till It Hurts by


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A series of articles by the New York Times correspondent Elisabeth Rosenthal examines the price of medical care in the United States. In each installment, readers were invited to share their perspectives on managing costs and treatment.

Published: September 24, 2014 at 12:00AM

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After Surgery, Predicting a Speedy Recovery by PAM BELLUCK


By PAM BELLUCK

In a small study, researchers found that certain activity in patients’ immune systems correlated to different recovery times.

Published: September 29, 2014 at 12:00AM

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Working Long Hours Tied to Diabetes Risk by NICHOLAS BAKALAR


By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

Working long hours may increase the risk for Type 2 diabetes, a new review has found, but the risk is only apparent in workers of lower socioeconomic status.

Published: September 29, 2014 at 12:00AM

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Vets Face Rising Worry Over Fleas by TARA PARKER-POPE


By TARA PARKER-POPE

Anecdotal reports suggest fleas are getting harder to control, but vets and product makers said the products still work.

Published: September 29, 2014 at 12:00AM

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