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With ebola, our trust has been compromised

We look to our leaders for plans, guidance, protection, support and answers to our questions. I have a few. So this goes out to our government (ie. the CDC or NIH, etc.)

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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October 13, 2014 12:54 pm
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The Daily Fix

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October 05, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST EDITORIAL: End hysteria over vaccinations

GUEST EDITORIAL: End hysteria over vaccinations

In spite of an overwhelming endorsement from medical experts, some folks are still skeptical about the flu vaccine.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am
Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

DR. GUSTAVO E. GALANTE

August 20, 2014 11:10 am Photos

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The subtle message in moving away from the word 'cure' towards finding a way to 'prevent'

The subtle message in moving away from the word 'cure' towards finding a way to 'prevent'

What we talk about when we talk about a disease that has no cure

August 19, 2014 9:01 am Photos

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WALTER WILLIAMS: Get ready for denials on border dangers

WALTER WILLIAMS: Get ready for denials on border dangers

Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera accused Matt Drudge's website of "the worst kind of jingoistic rhetoric ever" for carrying news stories about the dangers of illegal immigration. He said Drudge "is doing his best to stir up a civil war. I mean, shame on Matt Drudge."

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Another Indiana congressman warns of immigrant Ebola risk

Another Indiana congressman warns of immigrant Ebola risk

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier congressman who aspires to a House leadership post is perpetuating the unsubstantiated claim by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, that Central American children immigrating to the United States might be carrying the Ebola virus.

August 11, 2014 1:55 pm Related
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August 08, 2014 12:00 am
Rokita demands medical exams for all entering U.S.

Rokita demands medical exams for all entering U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, endorsed mandatory government medical examinations for all people entering the United States to protect the country from Ebola and "prevent an outbreak of any type of disease inside our borders."

August 05, 2014 5:25 pm
GUEST EDITORIAL: Americans bravely fighting Ebola

GUEST EDITORIAL: Americans bravely fighting Ebola

To be a missionary or a health care worker who tends to the poor has always required an admirable level of compassion, but now in West Africa it also requires remarkable courage.

August 05, 2014 12:00 am
Ebola pamphlet

Ebola pamphlet

Nigeria health official display a leaflet explaining Ebola virus disease at the arrival hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday. Nigerian authorities on Monday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa's most populous country, an alarming setback as offic…

August 05, 2014 12:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Nothing lucky about Lou Gehrig's disease

Friday was the 75th anniversary of the most famous farewell in the history of sports. On July 4, 1939 in Yankee Stadium, just two weeks after being diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Lou Gehrig told the crowd, “I consider myself the luckiest man on the fac…

July 07, 2014 5:15 pm

MERS patient released from hospital

MUNSTER | The patient who was being treated for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome at The Community Hospital was released Friday, health officials said. 

May 09, 2014 7:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Global health initiatives protect American lives

GUEST COMMENTARY: Global health initiatives protect American lives

Recently the USA’s first incident of MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) appeared in Northwest Indiana. The person involved arrived from Saudi Arabia, where cases of MERS have grown rapidly.

May 05, 2014 4:02 pm

EDITORIAL: Get moving on improving region's health

For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
male doctor with heart

male doctor with heart

bright picture of male doctor with heart

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
doctor holding a red love heart pillow

doctor holding a red love heart pillow

doctor holding a red love heart , Health care concept, asian people

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Treatment, support are keys to recovery

GUEST COMMENTARY: Treatment, support are keys to recovery

September is Recovery Month. Just like diabetes and hypertension, mental health and substance abuse disorders are diseases that can be managed, enabling patients to live healthy and rewarding lives.

September 26, 2013 12:00 am
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