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  • Nigeria confirms first Ebola death

    Nigeria confirms first Ebola death

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:14:16 GMT
    Nigerian officials say a Liberian man died of Ebola in a Lagos hospital Friday after arriving in the country on Tuesday. It is the first case of Ebola to be confirmed in Nigeria since the current outbreak began in...More >>
    West Africa's current Ebola outbreak has spread to a fourth country, with the news that Nigeria on Friday confirmed a death due to the deadly disease.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

    APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:53:56 GMT
    Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly...More >>
    Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three...More >>
  • W.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license

    W.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:08:23 GMT
    A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor's...More >>
    A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor's license...More >>
  • GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot

    GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:55:41 GMT
    Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency.More >>
    Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency.More >>
  • EU regulator: Morning-after pill OK for all women

    EU regulator: Morning-after pill OK for all women

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:55:39 GMT
    The European Medicines Agency says a commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women after reviewing the evidence, sparked by a French pharmaceutical company's declaration last year that...More >>
    A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a review of the evidence sparked by the French manufacturer's declaration that the drugs...More >>
  • Lou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds

    Lou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:55:36 GMT
    The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig's disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare.More >>
    The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig's disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare.More >>
  • Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:55:29 GMT
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov...More >>
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account...More >>
  • China lifts quarantine after man dies of plague

    China lifts quarantine after man dies of plague

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:55:22 GMT
    A nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man there died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's official news agency reported Thursday.More >>
    A nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's official news agency reported Thursday.More >>