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Italian Doctor Cured of Ebola

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

  An Italian doctor who treated Ebola victims was declared cured and discharged from a Rome hospital. He contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leaone, where he was working for an Italy based Emergency aid group, but diagnosed with Ebola virus in Mid November, 2014. The prognosis was bad for quite a while, but after a […]

Extra Fees at Hospitals

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Some hospitals in cities are starting to purchase doctor’s offices and urgent care locations. This means that the bill you get from the office might include a fee for a hospital visit as well. As pointed out by Sultan Alhokair, if there isn’t a specific fee that states it’s from the hospital, then there might be additional […]

Should You Get a Flu Shot?

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Flu season comes every winter. That is why some doctors recommend an annual flu shot. However, some people propose flu shots do more harm than good. How do you know which philosophy is right for you? According to Dr. Williams, Flu shots do not work. Dr. Williams states they only thing flu shots are good […]

Kaci Hickox Claims Political Motives Were Behind Her Being Dubbed the “Ebola Nurse”

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who voluntarily traveled to West Africa to help treat patients suffering from Ebola, demands that the media and public stop referring to her as the “Ebola nurse”. Big thanks to my Facebook friend Marc Sparks for sharing this article. After all, Hickox explains, she never had symptoms of Ebola, tested negative for […]

Another Ebola Patient Dies in US

Monday, November 17th, 2014

With FreedomPop’s free wifi service, I learned that Dr. Martin Salia died in Nebraska Monday after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leon. He is the second patient to die from the disease while being treated in the United States. He received the same treatment as two patients who were treated and cured,Dr. Martin Salia.  Unfortunately, because […]