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Ethical Issues Over Use Of Experimental Ebola Drugs

The use of an experimental drug to treat two Americans diagnosed with Ebola is raising ethical questions about who gets first access to unproven new therapies for the deadly disease. But some health experts fear debate over limited doses will distract from tried-and-true measures to curb the growing outbreak _ things like more rapidly identifying and isolating the sick

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Southcoast Hospital Group photo

Southcoast To Have Role In New Psychiatric Hospital In Dartmouth

Acadia Healthcare and Southcoast Health are combining forces to operate a new psychiatric hospital in Dartmouth. The hospital is now under construction off Faunce Corner Road.

Southcoast President Keith Hovan says Southcoast has excellent behavioral health providers, but lacks the capacity to care for those patients

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Photo, Tom Ervin, Getty Images

Mosquito Spraying Early Thursday In New Bedford

Mosquito spraying in New Bedford resumes early Thursday. The New Bedford Board of Health says the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct spraying early Thursday from 2am to sunrise.

The areas targeted for spraying include Fort Tabor, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Brooklawn Park, the Poor Farm area, Riverside Park, Clasky Park, Ashley Park and Ben Rose Field

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What Does A Teacher And The Hancock Building Have In Common? [VIDEO]

Do you think teens can be inspired by planting a seed in the classroom? One man did.

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Manhattan Hospital Testing Patient For Ebloa Virus

A New York City hospital says it's performing Ebola tests on a patient who recently traveled to West Africa.

Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan says a male patient with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms came in Monday

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Psychiatric Hospital Coming To Dartmouth

Are you wondering what all the heavy equipment is doing at the site of the former City View Golf Course on Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth?

WBSM News has learned, its going to be the site of a new 120-bed, three story in-patient psychiatric hospital

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Do You Keep Secrets From Your Spouse?

Lies are creeping into about a fifth of marriages, according to a new survey conducted by the UK law firm Slater and Gordon.

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Isolation room at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Photo by Jack Kesarse/Emory University Hospital Getty Images
Isolation room at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Photo by Jack Kesarse/Emory University Hospital Getty Images

Ebola Patient Arrives At Atlanta Hospital

The first Ebola victim to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation’s best hospitals, where doctors said they are confident the deadly virus won’t escape

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Ebola Outbreak Termed “Out Of Control”

The head of the World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is out of control.

WHO chief Margaret Chan warned today that the outbreak is moving faster than international efforts to control it

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Bringing Depression Out In The Open [VIDEO]

Many people throughout the world suffer from depression in one form or another.

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