World / Science & Health Aug 19, 2014

Some who fled Liberia Ebola clinic re-hospitalized

Some of the people who fled an Ebola quarantine center in a Liberian slum when it was looted over the weekend were again under observation at a hospital Monday, a health official said. Late Saturday, residents of Monrovia's West Point slum attacked a quarantine center, ...

Badges for 'invisible disabilities' catching on

National Jun 2, 2014

Badges for 'invisible disabilities' catching on

by Miki Shirasaka

Patients with hidden physical impediments — internal conditions not immediately recognizable by others — are increasingly wearing badges as they try to increase awareness of the difficulties they face. "In all my life, I have never once been able to run," said Nobuyo Shirai, 45, ...