HEALTH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HEALTH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) First Ebola case confirmed in U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58474709-68/ebola-health-tuesday-frieden.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58474709-68/ebola-health-tuesday-frieden.html.csp">First Ebola case confirmed in U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mark Berman, </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BRADY Dennis </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Elahe Izadi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T20:04:10.333-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who flew from Liberia to Dallas this month was diagnosed with Ebola Tuesday, becoming the first person to board a passenger jet and unknowingly bring the disease here from West Africa, where it has killed thousands of people in recent months. Experts have said that such an event was increasingly likely the longer the epidemic rages in West Africa. But health officials were quick Tuesday to tamp down any hysteria, emphasizing the ways in which the U.S. medical system is well equipped to ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58474709@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:04:10 MDT Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58474164-68/ebola-health-cdc-hospital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58474164-68/ebola-health-cdc-hospital.html.csp">Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T15:57:06.401-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 03:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday. Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital say the unidentified patient is being kept in isolation and that the hospital is following Centers for Disease Control recommendations to keep doctors, staff and patients safe. The hospital had announced a day earlier that the patient’s symptoms and recen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58474164@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:57:06 MDT Washington Post op-ed: Reverends like us should never oppose access to abortion or sex ed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58471298-82/abortion-care-faith-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58471298-82/abortion-care-faith-health.html.csp">Washington Post op-ed: Reverends like us should never oppose access to abortion or sex ed</a></h4>