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Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

1 hour 7 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader. 2015-07-31T16:37:00-04:00 2015-07-31T20:37:39-04:00

1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

1 hour 7 min ago
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. 2015-07-31T16:19:00-04:00 2015-07-31T20:19:14-04:00

Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday

1 hour 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition" — two facts that emerged Friday in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day. 2015-07-31T15:59:00-04:00 2015-07-31T19:59:42-04:00

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

1 hour 7 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

1 hour 7 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

1 hour 7 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

1 hour 7 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

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

1 hour 7 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

1 hour 7 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

Suit: Anti-abortion group recorded abortion providers

4 hours 7 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the use of aborted fetuses for research. 2015-07-31T13:47:00-04:00 2015-07-31T17:47:17-04:00

Correction: Colorado Fluoride Debate story

4 hours 7 min ago
DENVER (AP) — In a story July 30 about a debate over adding fluoride to public drinking water, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the director for the Fluoride Action Network. His name is Paul Connett, not Paul Commett. 2015-07-31T12:53:00-04:00 2015-07-31T16:53:22-04:00

Only small increase in US girls getting cervical cancer shot

4 hours 7 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

Lawsuit: Anti-abortion group secretly recorded providers

6 hours 7 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An association of abortion providers is asking a court to block the release of recordings it says were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed several surreptitiously recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing use of aborted fetuses for research. 2015-07-31T11:52:00-04:00 2015-07-31T15:52:24-04:00

Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility

6 hours 7 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

Free checkups helping Special Olympics athletes stay healthy

6 hours 7 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

8 hours 7 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

Once a sideshow, now old, former preemies praise bold doctor

16 hours 7 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. 2015-07-30T21:41:00-04:00 2015-07-31T01:41:29-04:00

Brilinta? Brintellix? FDA warns of drug name mix-ups

16 hours 7 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that some doctors and pharmacies are getting confused by the similar names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medicine. 2015-07-30T13:35:00-04:00 2015-07-30T17:35:01-04:00

Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

16 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down. 2015-07-28T23:29:00-04:00 2015-07-29T03:29:05-04:00

NYC health department investigates Legionnaire's outbreak

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in the South Bronx. 2015-07-30T03:51:00-04:00 2015-07-30T07:51:11-04:00

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