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UN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
LONDON (AP) — The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization as efforts to contain the deadly virus continue. 2015-07-31T08:12:00-04:00 2015-07-31T12:12:19-04:00

Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — At age 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade doctor who put her in a Coney Island sideshow when she was just days old. 2015-07-31T08:36:00-04:00 2015-07-31T12:36:07-04:00

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday. 2015-07-31T10:06:00-04:00 2015-07-31T14:06:07-04:00

Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco. 2015-07-30T17:47:00-04:00 2015-07-30T21:47:28-04:00

Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride — if any — to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. 2015-07-30T18:01:00-04:00 2015-07-30T22:01:51-04:00

Only small increase in US girls getting cervical cancer shot

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — More U.S. girls are getting a controversial vaccine, but the increase last year was only slight. 2015-07-30T12:16:00-04:00 2015-07-30T16:16:37-04:00

Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops are awash in red ink. 2015-07-30T09:49:00-04:00 2015-07-30T13:49:06-04:00

Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths. 2015-07-30T10:14:00-04:00 2015-07-30T14:14:30-04:00

Free checkups helping Special Olympics athletes stay healthy

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball. 2015-07-30T14:01:00-04:00 2015-07-30T18:01:32-04:00

Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research

AP Health News - 1 hour 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine. 2015-07-29T15:16:00-04:00 2015-07-29T19:16:34-04:00

The Latest: Price's arrival in Toronto delayed by flat tire

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern): 2015-07-31T09:29:00-04:00 2015-07-31T13:29:19-04:00

Wilson signs 4-year contract extension with Seahawks

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks. 2015-07-31T09:19:00-04:00 2015-07-31T13:19:20-04:00

Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 _ and beyond

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs — in 2015 and beyond. 2015-07-31T08:34:00-04:00 2015-07-31T12:34:49-04:00

Patriots circle wagons in camp and focus on football

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriot players say they are worried more about winning a job than the controversy swirling around their quarterback. 2015-07-31T09:33:00-04:00 2015-07-31T13:33:30-04:00

Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods is in contention for his first victory in nearly two years after a 5-under 66 in the second round of the Quicken Loans National. 2015-07-31T09:37:00-04:00 2015-07-31T13:37:38-04:00

American Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskell

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
From a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah. 2015-07-31T10:01:00-04:00 2015-07-31T14:01:12-04:00

Big Ten touts plan for tougher schedules as playoff push

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Big Ten teams plan to play at least one nonconference game against a Power Five opponent and eliminate FCS schools from their schedules starting in 2016. 2015-07-31T09:24:00-04:00 2015-07-31T13:24:53-04:00

AP Source: Nancy Lieberman to become a Kings assistant coach

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision says Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman has agreed to become an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach. 2015-07-31T09:54:00-04:00 2015-07-31T13:54:56-04:00

Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years

AP Sports News - 1 hour 21 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years. 2015-07-31T06:11:00-04:00 2015-07-31T10:11:00-04:00


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