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17 hours ago

Fire official: 6 of the 11 people electrocuted at a Paris park are seriously injured, incl…

PARIS (AP) — Fire official: 6 of the 11 people electrocuted at a Paris park are seriously injured, including 4 children….

KDWN

17 hours ago

The Latest: Dramatic scenes as 11 hit by lightning treated

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the lightning strike that struck 11 people at a park in Paris. (all times local):…

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20 hours ago

Official: 11 people hit by lightning in a Paris park, including children at a birthday par…

PARIS (AP) — Official: 11 people hit by lightning in a Paris park, including children at a birthday party….

KDWN

2 days ago

The Latest: Woman says Dr. Heimlich used namesake maneuver

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Henry Heimlich, who's credited with developing the Heimlich maneuver, using it on a woman at his living center (all times local):…

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2 days ago

Mosquito trap maker can’t meet demand amid Zika outbreak

MIAMI (AP) — The "enormous demand" created by the international Zika epidemic for traps used to monitor mosquitoes that carry the virus caught their German manufacturer off-guard, two company officials said Friday….

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2 days ago

The Latest: California governor to sign HIV-transplant bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California lawmakers rushing to approve legislation allowing transplants of HIV-infected organs (all times local):…

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2 days ago

NIH experts question fed study linking cellphones to tumors

WASHINGTON (AP) — National Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency's new study that connects heavy cellphone radiation to a slight increase in brain tumors in male rats….

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2 days ago

Mosquito trap company surprised by demand amid Zika outbreak

MIAMI (AP) — The German manufacturer of traps widely used to monitor mosquitoes that carry Zika says the "enormous demand" due to the virus outbreak caught the company off-guard….

KDWN

3 days ago

FDA approves first drug-oozing implant to control addiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved an innovative new option for Americans addicted to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time….

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3 days ago

House-Senate talks begin on Obama’s Zika funding request.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House has moved to officially begin talks on legislation to fund the fight against the Zika virus, but lawmakers immediately left town for the Memorial Day recess with no visible progress toward a compromise….