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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made. 2014-08-29T09:12:00-04:00 2014-08-29T13:12:19-04:00

Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing to the country the first confirmed case of the dreaded disease that has hit four other West African nations and killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday. 2014-08-29T08:21:00-04:00 2014-08-29T12:21:57-04:00

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. 2014-08-29T00:11:00-04:00 2014-08-29T04:11:31-04:00

OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you'll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, countertops and floors in your new house, too. 2014-08-29T00:46:00-04:00 2014-08-29T04:46:38-04:00

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history. 2014-08-29T06:15:00-04:00 2014-08-29T10:15:51-04:00

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A single funeral caused many. 2014-08-28T11:26:00-04:00 2014-08-28T15:26:44-04:00

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. 2014-08-28T08:12:00-04:00 2014-08-28T12:12:27-04:00

Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. 2014-08-27T21:22:00-04:00 2014-08-28T01:22:08-04:00

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules. 2014-08-27T22:12:00-04:00 2014-08-28T02:12:48-04:00

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

AP Health News - 37 min 23 sec ago
CHICAGO (AP) — "Do-it-yourself" blood pressure measurements and medicine changes work better than usual doctor-office care in some patients, a study of older adults in England found. 2014-08-26T12:28:00-04:00 2014-08-26T16:28:44-04:00

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Speaking quietly and with a trembling voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York three weeks ago. 2014-08-29T09:44:00-04:00 2014-08-29T13:44:51-04:00

Peng beats another seeded player at US Open

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U.S. Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16. 2014-08-29T09:27:00-04:00 2014-08-29T13:27:18-04:00

'Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition. 2014-08-29T08:58:00-04:00 2014-08-29T12:58:50-04:00

Vikings WR Simpson gets 3-game suspension by NFL

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended for three games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, his second such punishment in three seasons. 2014-08-29T08:55:00-04:00 2014-08-29T12:55:57-04:00

Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced him the team was worth an unprecedented $2 billion. 2014-08-29T06:26:00-04:00 2014-08-29T10:26:29-04:00

Manziel willing to share nickname with A&M's Hill

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel's ready to hand off his nickname. Or at least share it. 2014-08-29T08:06:00-04:00 2014-08-29T12:06:09-04:00

US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans — not to mention some Angry Birds — whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round. 2014-08-29T06:40:00-04:00 2014-08-29T10:40:23-04:00

Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone. 2014-08-29T00:05:00-04:00 2014-08-29T04:05:28-04:00

Royals find right recipe for small-market success

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The recipe for small-market success in baseball generally goes something like this: Develop talent through your farm system, strike on a couple reclamation projects, uncover a few diamonds in the rough and then make one or two big trades to put you over the top. 2014-08-29T00:10:00-04:00 2014-08-29T04:10:37-04:00

Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

AP Sports News - 37 min 44 sec ago
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. 2014-08-28T23:53:00-04:00 2014-08-29T03:53:29-04:00


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