Ebola’s Here. Should You Be Worried?

The country’s first Ebola patient showed up at a Dallas hospital this week and was mistakenly sent home — where he may have infected more people including children. This despite weeks of efforts by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prepare local health officials for detecting and controlling the deadly virus. So when CDC director Thomas Frieden said in a Tuesday news conference that “we’re stopping [Ebola] in its tracks in this country,” you gotta wonder: Can …

Got Neck Pain? Blame Your Smartphone

Pity our poor necks, constantly bending forward for long periods as we read, text and play games on our smartphones, e-readers, iPads and other tech toys. The result of all this continual downward gazing is a growing number of people complaining about neck and back pain – or “text neck,” as the condition was dubbed by a Florida chiropractor. Slouching in a chair or on the couch reading your iPad – call it “iSlouch” – is causing similar aches and …