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Prescription Drugs Killing Young Adults

Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.

12/08/2014

Zeoli Show Log 12.2.14

Rich explains why he is tired of talking about Ferguson. He talks to City Councilman David Oh about the stalled sale of PGW, Ryan Berk, who confronted a man impersonating a military veteran at the Oxford Valley Mall, and Karen Montgomery, whose son Shane went missing in Manayunk the night before Thanksgiving.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/02/2014

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Despite Updated CDC Recommendations, Gov. Christie Sticking To His Ebola Quarantine Plan

“It’s the policy that has been instituted since that time that dealt with the woman from Maine and will deal with anybody else who is a healthcare worker who has direct contact with someone who has the Ebola virus. There has been no change. No difference,” Christie said Monday.

10/27/2014

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Pa. Using CDC Data To Track West Africa Travelers

Pennsylvania health officials say they’ll use federal travel data to identify and monitor people who arrive in the state after spending time in Ebola-stricken West African nations.

10/24/2014

File photo. A doctor for tropical medicine prepares a blood sample for analysis during a demonstration for the media of ebola treatment capabilities. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Pa. Developing Protocols For Monitoring Travelers After CDC’s Announcement

Beginning Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and New Guinea will be given information cards and a thermometer to measure their body temperatures twice a day for three weeks.

10/22/2014

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PA And NJ To Monitor Travelers From Ebola-stricken Nations

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

10/22/2014

Exterior of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) headquarters. (File Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Enterovirus Ruled Out For New Jersey Preschooler

Authorities have determined that a second child who attended a New Jersey preschool where a child died of enterovirus D68 did not have the respiratory illness.

10/22/2014

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear Guidelines

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

10/21/2014

Howard Yocum Elementary School in Mapleshade, NJ. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Ebola Fears Keep Two Children Out Of South Jersey Elementary School

Fears caused by the spread of Ebola are keeping two students out of Howard Yocum Elementary School in Maple Shade, New Jersey.

10/20/2014

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Poll: Americans’ Confidence In The CDC Has Dropped Dramatically

As for other government organizations, Americans have the most confidence in the FBI, followed by the CIA and then Department of Homeland Security.

10/17/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.17.14

Today Chris discussed the latest news surrounding the Ebola Virus and Joe Biden’s visit to Philadelphia. Chris also talked to Chris Butler for Finance Friday, CSN Football Analyst/Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Didinger and writer from The Big Bang Theory Eric Kaplan.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/17/2014

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CHOP Designated As Possible Site For Ebola Treatment

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia confirmed Thursday that it has been designated as one of several pediatric hospitals in the United States that may be called upon to provide medical care for any child who contracts Ebola.

10/16/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Drexel Study Claims 21 Day Quarantine For Ebola Might Not Be Long Enough

The research, which was conducted by Professor Charles Haas, PhD, reportedly used data from both previous outbreaks and the first nine months of the current outbreak.

10/16/2014

File photo. A doctor for tropical medicine prepares a blood sample for analysis during a demonstration for the media of ebola treatment capabilities. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

New Jersey Enforces Isolation Order For NBC Crew

New Jersey officials have issued a mandatory quarantine order for members of an NBC crew that was exposed to a cameraman with Ebola after they said a voluntary 21-day isolation agreement was violated.

10/11/2014

File photo. A doctor for tropical medicine prepares a blood sample for analysis during a demonstration for the media of ebola treatment capabilities. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Understanding How Ebola Spreads

Most of us know a lot more about the Ebola virus than we knew a week ago, but the CDC has been on top of this for quite some time, and the World Health Organization has been monitoring it as well.

10/07/2014

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