Multi-Million Dollar Grant For Ebola Orphaned Children

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/14/2014) [HEALTH] Philanthropist Paul G. Allen has announced a multi-million dollar grant aimed at addressing one of the most tragic outcomes of the Ebola crisis in Liberia: the care of children orphaned by the virus. According to UNICEF, at least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have lost one of their parents to Ebola so far this year. The challenges facing these orphans will impact their young lives for decades.

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Is Here Now

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (10/15/2014) [HEALTH] – While it may seem to some like summer never arrived, it is now fall and that means open enrollment for Medicare is here. Medicare open enrollment allows seniors to look at their existing drug and medical plans and decide whether or not to keep the coverage they have or switch to a new drug or Medicare Advantage plan.

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Enhanced Ebola Screening And Tracking at 5 U.S. Airports

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (10/11/2014) [HEALTH] – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs & Border Protection (CBP) this week has begun new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports that receive over 94 percent of travelers from the Ebola-affected nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

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