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UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000. 2015-03-02T18:09:55-05:00 2015-03-02T15:28:52-05:00

Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday. 2015-03-02T18:09:55-05:00 2015-03-02T17:22:58-05:00

Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. 2015-03-02T18:09:55-05:00 2015-03-02T09:15:09-05:00

Young girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal. 2015-03-02T18:09:55-05:00 2015-03-01T13:38:03-05:00

Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. 2015-03-02T18:09:55-05:00 2015-03-01T12:54:26-05:00

Firm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pills

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive. 2015-02-28T13:28:00-05:00 2015-02-28T18:28:19-05:00

Added tax season hassle for some due to health form errors

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season. 2015-02-28T06:47:00-05:00 2015-02-28T11:47:05-05:00

Experts blame anti-vaccine lobby for Bosnia measles outbreak

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Medical experts warned Friday the anti-vaccination lobby is growing in Bosnia, using scientifically discredited arguments to stoke parental fears in the worst-affected country in Europe's measles outbreak. 2015-02-27T08:16:00-05:00 2015-02-27T13:16:04-05:00

Amsterdam warns tourists white heroin being sold as cocaine

AP Health News - 1 hour 41 min ago
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Authorities in Amsterdam warned Friday that potentially lethal white heroin is being sold as cocaine in the city after three Danish tourists became ill this week. 2015-02-27T07:03:00-05:00 2015-02-27T12:03:46-05:00

Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — During his playing career, Mike Hargrove's unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter's box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap cleats with bat to remove dirt, check helmet, tug at jersey sleeve, hitch up pants, check right thumb protector. Repeat. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T17:22:20-05:00

Wild week leads to changes across AP Top 25 poll

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
The stability of The Associated Press Top 25 these past several weeks blew up during a tumultuous week of big victories and upsets. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T16:14:07-05:00

Giants place franchise tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants placed the franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul after the 26-year-old rebounded from two injury-plagued seasons. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T17:16:50-05:00

Cowboys put franchise tag worth $12.8 million on Dez Bryant

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant will get four more months to work on a long-term deal with the Cowboys and make $12.8 million next year after the team used its franchise tag on the star wide receiver. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T15:20:15-05:00

Vikings have had 'open dialogue' with Peterson

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been trying to take advantage of their opportunity to communicate with Adrian Peterson. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T17:36:20-05:00

Broncos place franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have placed their franchise tag on star receiver Demaryius Thomas, guaranteeing him roughly $12.8 million next season and buying them more time to work out a long-term deal. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T14:39:30-05:00

NFL salary cap increases $10 million to top $143 million

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T16:38:54-05:00

Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, Padraig Harrington never wavered from one goal in golf. Just get him anywhere near the lead with nine holes to play, and he would happily take his chances. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T15:14:15-05:00

Kurt Busch to follow guidelines toward NASCAR reinstatement

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T13:41:29-05:00

Lions' website reports team won't franchise Suh

AP Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Lions decided not to use the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle, according to a report on the team's website. 2015-03-02T18:09:41-05:00 2015-03-02T11:38:53-05:00

WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect

AP Technology News - 1 hour 42 min ago
WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect Associated Press - 2 March 2015 18:06-05:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Personal finance, Technology, Consumer electronics manufacturing, Mobile phones, New products and services, Wireless technology, Smartphones, Consumer electronics, Mobile telecommunications services, Consumer product manufacturing, Consumer products and services, Industries, Products and services, Corporate news, Telecommunications services, Telecommunications, Information technology People, Places and Companies: Mark Zuckerberg, Spain, United States, East Africa, Ghana Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


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