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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests….

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Young girl’s story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal….

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UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000….

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New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency’s No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices and tobacco products….

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GOP: Our plan would help people losing health subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans sent a message Monday that they hope the Supreme Court and voters will hear: The country’s health care system won’t crumble if the justices obliterate a bedrock feature of President Barack Obama’s heath care law….

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2 hours ago

Young girl’s story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal….

KDWN

2 hours ago

GOP: Our plan would help people losing health subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans sent a message Monday that they hope the Supreme Court and voters will hear: The country’s health care system won’t crumble if the justices obliterate a bedrock feature of President Barack Obama’s heath care law….

KDWN

2 hours ago

UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000….

KDWN

2 hours ago

New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency’s No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices and tobacco products….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests….