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Mexico double-transplant patient gets US humanitarian pass

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security gave a 90-day humanitarian pass to a 20-year-old Mexican man seeking a double heart and liver transplant, his mother said Monday….

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Arizona governor signs abortion drug notification mandate

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Monday that requires abortion providers in Arizona to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and also bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage….

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Pharmacists’ group discourages providing execution drugs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A leading association for U.S. pharmacists adopted a policy Monday that discourages its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections – a move that could make carrying out such executions even harder for states with the death penalty….

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Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets….

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Report: Hawaii supervisor manipulated veterans’ benefit data

HONOLULU (AP) — A supervisor at the Veterans Administration office in Honolulu was manipulating data to make it look like the agency was processing veterans’ benefits claims faster it actually was, according to a new report by the VA Office of Inspector General….

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Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets….

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GNC reaches deal with NY AG over Herbal Plus products

NEW YORK (AP) — GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over its Herbal Plus products….

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Guinea shuts border with Sierra Leone in effort to end Ebola

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said….

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Arizona governor signs abortion drug notification mandate

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Monday that requires abortion providers in Arizona to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and also bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage….

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Pharmacists’ group discourages providing execution drugs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A leading association for U.S. pharmacists adopted a policy Monday that discourages its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections – a move that could make carrying out such executions even harder for states with the death penalty….