Influenza in the Time of Ebola


  Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time talking about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as well as the sporadic cases that have been recorded in the United States. In this article, I’ll discuss an illness that is much more likely to be an epidemic in this country: Influenza.

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Survival Medicine Hour: Nick Adams of The American Boomerang, plus Ebola Updates


In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Nurse Amy interviews Nick Adams, author of The American Boomerang: How the World’s Greatest Turnaround Nation Will Do It Again!, plus Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones, gives you all the latest regarding the ebola epidemic, including (surprise, surprise)

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Health Workers, Fairness, and Ebola

In the NY metropolitan area, there has been a lot of press regarding Ebola. First, Dr. Craig Spencer returns from Guinea and starts having symptoms which led to his hospitalization and eventual confirmation as a case of ebola. Next, nurse Kaci Hickox returns from working in the hot zone and,

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