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Angelina Jolie effect caused surge in women going for breast cancer checks

•Star's double mastectomy prompted women to seek testing •'Glamorous and strong' woman emboldened women to seek help •Admission has 'lessened patients' fears about a loss of sexual identity' ...  Visit website

Woman died in an ambulance while it queued for 40 minutes outside hospital's emergency department

Woman was waiting in ambulance outside Morriston Hospital in Swansea British Medical Association says NHS in Wales faces 'imminent meltdown' ...  Visit website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to launch HIV awareness campaign in D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new HIV awareness campaign at a public hospital in southeast Washington. ...  Visit website

HIV-positive music teacher 'used gay dating app Grindr to have unprotected sex with 15-year-old boy'

•Roger 'Joe' Kessler, 43, was charged with sexual assault on the teenager •Caught sneaking out of the home of the boy in McKinney, Texas ...  Visit website

Anne Arundel County to hold free whooping cough immunization clinics starting Monday

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) – Anne Arundel County seventh-grade students who still need to receive the Tdap and meningococcal immunizations will have another opportunity this week to get the vaccine. ...  Visit website

Tennessee woman arrested for 'faking cancer treatment to raise cash from unwitting donors' 

•Kristen Hines allegedly used forged cancer treatment documents to dupe people into giving her more than $200 •Police caught on to her act after would-be donors called the office of the doctors whose signatures she forged ...  Visit website

Ebola could hit 15 countries across Africa: Study of how disease has spread in past finds 70million people may be at risk of infection

•In a world first, Oxford scientists have created a new map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak •Show, regions likely to be home to animals harbouring virus more widespread than previously feared ...  Visit website

'I'm laying you off without pay': Oral surgeon FIRES office worker with 'heartless' letter after she is diagnosed with cancer - but he insists it was a 'humanitarian' act

•Carol Jumper, 51, from Pennsylvania, suffers from cancer that impacts her pancreas, liver and ovaries •She has worked for Dr George Visnich for more than 12 years ...  Visit website

Testing for enterovirus could take several days

We're still waiting for test results to confirm whether several children are infected with enterovirus. An 11th child showing symptoms is being treated at St. Mary's Hospital. ...  Visit website

Montgomery County offering free whooping cough immunization clinics for seventh graders starting Tuesday

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) – Seventh graders in Maryland’s Montgomery County who have yet to receive their mandatory vaccinations are in luck: nine Montgomery County Public Schools will hold free immunization clinics this week. ...  Visit website

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