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Singapore softens ban on HIV-positive visitors

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore said Monday it has lifted a two-decade ban on HIV-infected people from entering the country, but will limit their stay to a maximum of three months….

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6 San Quentin inmates ill with Legionnaires’ disease

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At least six San Quentin State Prison inmates were ill with Legionnaires’ disease and dozens more under observation Sunday, prompting a weekend halt to visitors, no hot meals and limited drinking water supplies at California’s oldest prison….

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Sierra Leone: Officials confirm new Ebola death

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed an Ebola death less than a week after the country’s last known patient was discharged from a hospital….

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Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option

LONDON (AP) — A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology. …

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Illinois will be first state to lock painkiller pill bottles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois will be the first state in the country to test out a pilot program that will put locking devices on some prescription painkillers to make it harder for people to abuse the drugs….

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Illinois will be first state to lock painkiller pill bottles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois will be the first state in the country to test out a pilot program that will put locking devices on some prescription painkillers to make it harder for people to abuse the drugs….

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Legionnaires’ kills 2 Illinois veterans’ home residents

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Two residents of an Illinois veterans’ home have died of Legionnaires’ Disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday….

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6 San Quentin inmates ill with Legionnaires’ disease

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At least six San Quentin State Prison inmates were ill with Legionnaires’ disease and dozens more under observation Sunday, prompting a weekend halt to visitors, no hot meals and limited drinking water supplies at California’s oldest prison….

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19 mins ago

Sierra Leone: Officials confirm new Ebola death

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed an Ebola death less than a week after the country’s last known patient was discharged from a hospital….

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19 mins ago

Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option

LONDON (AP) — A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology. …