Liberia’s Ebola crisis grows as patients escape quarantine centers

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Monrovia, Liberia (4E) – One of the largest Ebola quarantine centers located in Monrovia, Liberia was ransacked over the weekend by an angry mob. According to official reports, about 30 suspected Ebola infected...
Posted On 18 Aug 2014
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Demi Moore and Bruce Willis’ Daughter Tallulah enters rehab

Tep Mayo – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – Tallulah Willis, 20-year-old daughter of former Hollywood couple Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, is finally getting treatment in a rehab facility to deal with alcohol and substance...
Posted On 18 Aug 2014
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Elizabeth Vargas of ABC News enters rehab for alcohol troubles

Tep Mayo – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – Elizabeth Varges, anchor of ABC’s television news magazine “20/20″ and “ABC News” checked into rehab on Saturday while on a vacation in California....
Posted On 18 Aug 2014
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Central PA Health & Fitness Expo to Debut with Celebrity Appearances

STATE COLLEGE – The Central Pennsylvania Health & Fitness Expo will debut with a splash this October at the Bryce Jordan Center with celebrity appearances by Tony Horton, the creator of P90X and the most famous face in fitness; Phil Davis, Ultimate Fighting Championship...
Posted On 17 Aug 2014

Breast Imaging at Penn Highlands Elk Receives Another Accreditation

ST. MARYS – The Women’s Center at Penn Highlands Elk has been recognized again for outstanding quality with a three-year accreditation in ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. The center has already received numerous accreditations, and one more will give the Women’s Center the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2014

Penn Highlands Promotes Uhl to Assistant VP Post

DUBOIS – Penn Highlands Healthcare has announced that St. Marys native and long-time Penn Highlands Elk staff member, Marsha Uhl, has been named the system’s Assistant Vice President of Laboratory Services. The AVP of Laboratory Services is a new position created to...
Posted On 16 Aug 2014

The Medical Minute: Back-to-school Transitions for Teens

Preparing to ace subjects such as time management, independence and identity can drive high school and college students — not to mention their parents — to weeks of worry and anxiety as summer melts into September. Michael J. Murray, associate professor of psychiatry...
Posted On 16 Aug 2014

Ebola Threat Low in U.S., Penn State Medical Personnel Monitoring

UNIVERSITY PARK – Despite reports about the growing Ebola outbreak impacting West Africa, the threat of such an outbreak in the United States is low due to heightened infection prevention strategies and early access to appropriate health care, according to experts. Penn State’s...
Posted On 15 Aug 2014

Wife: Robin Williams diagnosed with early stages of Parkinson’s Disease before death

Paula David – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Robin Williams, aside from battling depression, was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson’s Disease prior to his death, his wife Susan Schneider said in a statement to...
Posted On 15 Aug 2014
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Robin Williams’ widow reveals the actor-comedian had Parkinson’s Disease

Tep Mayo – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor LA, United States (4E) – In a statement released to the press this afternoon, Robin Williams’ widow, Susan Schneider revealed that the actor, who was found dead from an apparent suicide in his Tiburon, California...
Posted On 14 Aug 2014
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