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Doctors expect Nebraska Ebola patient to recover

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday. 2014-09-17T13:33:00-04:00 2014-09-17T17:33:42-04:00

US scientist: Ebola unlikely to become airborne

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's incredibly unlikely that Ebola would mutate to spread through the air, and the best way to make sure it doesn't is to stop the epidemic, a top government scientist told concerned lawmakers Wednesday. 2014-09-17T11:13:00-04:00 2014-09-17T15:13:07-04:00

Liberia president praises US for Ebola help pledge

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. The situation is so dire in Liberia that its president welcomed a U.S. pledge to send troops and treatment centers, but said much more needs to be done. 2014-09-17T11:06:00-04:00 2014-09-17T15:06:28-04:00

Study: Americans endure unwanted care near death

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by "perverse incentives" for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday. 2014-09-17T10:13:00-04:00 2014-09-17T14:13:36-04:00

Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice. 2014-09-17T09:47:00-04:00 2014-09-17T13:47:26-04:00

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa. 2014-09-16T23:23:00-04:00 2014-09-17T03:23:58-04:00

Australia promises $6.4 million to fight Ebola

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Wednesday it will immediately provide an additional 7 million Australian dollars ($6.4 million) to help the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. 2014-09-16T20:22:00-04:00 2014-09-17T00:22:41-04:00

Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle. 2014-09-17T06:04:00-04:00 2014-09-17T10:04:08-04:00

Doctor pleads guilty to cancer treatment fraud

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area cancer doctor accused of putting people through unnecessary treatments and then billing insurers for millions of dollars pleaded guilty to fraud Tuesday, admitting that he knew his patients often didn't need chemotherapy. 2014-09-16T17:44:00-04:00 2014-09-16T21:44:05-04:00

Tracing the rise of Ebola in West Africa

AP Health News - 1 hour 16 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Since the Ebola outbreak first emerged in West Africa, The Associated Press has been reporting on it. A timeline compiled from AP dispatches since March shows the dreaded disease being identified in a remote part of Guinea and then spreading to another country and then two more nations with authorities being alternately alarmed or confident. 2014-09-16T09:44:00-04:00 2014-09-16T13:44:05-04:00

To 'get it right,' Vikings put Peterson on leave

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. 2014-09-17T14:22:00-04:00 2014-09-17T18:22:08-04:00

Colts' Luck looking to make amends after mistake

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck is learning to become the fix-it man. 2014-09-17T14:38:00-04:00 2014-09-17T18:38:13-04:00

Miami, No. 24 Nebraska will harken glorious pasts

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Whenever they run into each other at a function for Heisman Trophy winners, Mike Rozier reminds Gino Torretta of their schools' shared history. 2014-09-17T14:22:00-04:00 2014-09-17T18:22:30-04:00

Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved. 2014-09-17T14:53:00-04:00 2014-09-17T18:53:57-04:00

Florida, WVU with chance for breakthrough wins

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
Some victories can be a sign that a program that has hit hard times could be heading for better days. 2014-09-17T14:04:00-04:00 2014-09-17T18:04:01-04:00

Pegulas' bid to buy Bills OK'd by NFL committee

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Terry and Kim Pegula are one big step closer to owning the Buffalo Bills. 2014-09-17T13:14:00-04:00 2014-09-17T17:14:33-04:00

Umpire West suspended 1 game for grabbing jersey

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. 2014-09-17T09:46:00-04:00 2014-09-17T13:46:51-04:00

FSU benches Winston for 1st half of Clemson game

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston will be a spectator in the first half of Florida State's showdown against Clemson Saturday after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women — the latest embarrassment in a growing list of poor decisions off the field. 2014-09-17T14:33:00-04:00 2014-09-17T18:33:14-04:00

NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month. 2014-09-17T12:58:00-04:00 2014-09-17T16:58:39-04:00

Atlanta Falcons host rapidly sinking Buccaneers

AP Sports News - 1 hour 16 min ago
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column. 2014-09-17T09:00:00-04:00 2014-09-17T13:00:03-04:00


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