Americans’ rights during mandatory Ebola quarantine

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:26am
The Obama administration has voiced concerns over new Ebola quarantines policy in some states. New Jersey, New York, Florida and Illinois are telling medical workers returning from West Africa to stay isolated for 21 days. Health officials call the move ineffective. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the legality of these measures.
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Minnesota mom charged for giving son medical marijuana

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:18am
Angela Brown's son had a traumatic brain injury and Brown says she turned to medical marijuana as a last resort. Adriana Diaz sat down with the family that could be split up by the law.
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Ebola nurses ostracized after caring for virus patient

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:52am
Four nurses who risked their lives to save America's first Ebola patient told their story on "60 Minutes." "CBS This Morning" has extra material on how treating the Ebola patients has affected their daily lives. Scott Pelley reports.
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NYC doctor with Ebola in serious condition

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:28am
Dr. Craig Spencer, New York's first Ebola patient, is in serious but stable condition at Bellevue Hospital. Spencer received a plasma transfusion from Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol. Norah O'Donnell reports.
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White House pushes for NY and NJ to change Ebola quarantine policy

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:27am
The governors of New York and New Jersey announced mandatory 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa. Critics of the plans say that they are not grounded in science, and the White House is pushing to have the quarantines lifted. Bill Plante reports from Washington.
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Dr. LaPook on isolated New Jersey nurse to sue to regain freedom

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:24am
After nurse Kaci Hickox treated Ebola patients in West Africa, she returned to Newark, New Jeresy, to authorities who placed her in mandatory quarantine. She displayed no symptoms and tested negative for the virus. Hickox plans to sue the state for her release. Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the case.
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Why making mistakes can be good for you

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:08am
Researchers in Canada say that adults who make mistakes while learning can have improved memory. Also, scientists at Columbia University say that an ingredient in cocoa can improve memory. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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N.Y. governor brings Ebola guidelines closer to federal rules

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:51am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo explained the new revisions amid some controversy about how quarantines were to be followed
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With states stepping in, can Obama control the US Ebola response?

CBS Health - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:19am
The administration is clashing with Govs. Cuomo and Christie over their quarantine policies
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Will mandatory Ebola quarantines make things worse?

CBS Health - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 2:02pm
Nurse quarantined in N.J., top federal health official criticize states' strategy to immediately isolate health care workers back from field
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Fiancee of Ebola patient returns home

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:38pm
Morgan Dixon, the fiancee of Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, was released from Bellevue Hospital in New York City but remains in quarantine.
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More than 10,000 people infected with Ebola, WHO says

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:12pm
Nearly half of the more than 10,000 Ebola patients in largest outbreak ever have died, the World Health Organization said Saturday
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Nurse quarantined in N.J. criticizes the way she has been treated

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:10pm
Kaci Hickox writes first-person account of her experience as third state implements mandatory quarantine for high-risk travelers
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Fiancée of NYC doctor with Ebola to leave hospital

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:56pm
Morgan Dixon, the fiancée of Dr. Craig Spencer, will leave Bellevue Hospital Saturday but remain in quarantine, New York City mayor says
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Hazmat workers inspect the home of NYC Ebola patient

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:26pm
Hazmat workers and cleaning crews began their inspection of the apartment of Dr. Craig Spencer, who has tested positive for the Ebola virus.
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Ebola protocols, procedures under review

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:08am
As the government considers tightening regulations on health care workers returning from Africa, congress is pressing medical officials on the U.S. response to Ebola. Julianna Goldman reports.
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Officials curbing Ebola fear while adding safeguards

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:05am
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" with the latest on the case of Ebola in New York.
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Ebola patient in NYC in "relatively stable condition"

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:04am
A New York City doctor who returned home after treating Ebola victims in Guinea raised alarms when he contracted the disease, but he is now in okay condition. Jericka Duncan reports.
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Woman quarantined in NJ over Ebola fears gets preliminary test result

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 10:42am
Health care worker had recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa and was quarantined as state officials tighten safety measures
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​Woman quarantined in New Jersey for Ebola exposure develops fever

CBS Health - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 2:30am
Health care worker is the first traveler from West Africa to be quarantined under new Ebola screening procedures at New York area airports
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