Dallas nurse who treated Ebola patients to sue hospital

DALLAS – A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease. Her attorney, Charla Aldous, confirmed the plans to sue the hospital to […]

Doctors see rise of delayed vaccinations of children

March 2, 2015, 6:28 AM|Pediatricians say that requests from parents to delay or spread out vaccinations in children are on the rise. Also, a promising new treatment for sufferers of plantar fasciitis. Eboni Williams reports on the day’s top health stories. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/pqudxLuUQ8U/

Night pain may be linked to sleep disorder, study shows

March 2, 2015, 8:13 AM|With more than half of Americans suffering from some kind of discomfort, the implications go beyond just feeling refreshed in the morning. Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why pain may be an overlooked source of sleep disorders. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/aeIilXTG–s/

Simple new treatment option for migraine sufferers

A procedure that delivers the anesthetic lidocaine (Xylocaine) directly to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity appears to offer significant relief to migraine sufferers, preliminary research indicates. Early findings suggest that a single outpatient treatment can reduce migraine pain levels by about 35 percent for up to a month after the procedure, according […]

Toronto police identify builders of mysterious tunnel, say there was no criminal intent

TORONTO –  Police in Toronto say they have identified the builders of a mysterious tunnel and say there was no criminal intent. Police said in a statement Monday that two men told investigators they built the tunnel for “personal reasons.” Police investigators verified their account and are satisfied there was neither criminal intent nor any […]

Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes may now face death penalty

Raif Badawi, a Saudi website founder and blogger. Badawi– who was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for criticizing Islam– may now face the death penalty. (Courtesy of Amnesty International) The Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for criticizing Islam may now face the death penalty. Raif […]

Sen. Mikulski, longest serving woman in the history of Congress, to announce retirement

FILE – This June 5, 2012 file photo Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of Congress, is set to announce her retirement Monday, Fox News has confirmed.  […]

North Korea fires 2 missiles after telling army to ‘prepare for war’ with US, allies

Two days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly told his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, the country fired two short-range missiles off its east coast. In a defiant response to military exercises between South Korea and the U.S. set to begin Monday, North Korea fired the […]

March brings more snow across US as Boston inches closer to snowfall record

In keeping with the proverb, March came in like a lion for many parts of the country as snow fell over an area stretching from the Ohio Valley to southern New England and Boston edged closer to breaking its 20-year-old snowfall record.  The Boston Globe reported that the city had received 2 inches of snow […]

Threat to ‘survival’ of Israel: Netanyahu warns of Iran deal ahead of speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday that a potential nuclear deal with Iran “could threaten the survival of Israel,” as he kicked off a contentious visit to the United States meant to build the case against such an agreement.  The centerpiece of his visit will be an address to Congress on Tuesday. But speaking first […]