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Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps….

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Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday….

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Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa – the largest ever recorded….

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Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians’ new advice

CHICAGO (AP) — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation’s leading pediatrician’s group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine….

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After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays….

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2 hours ago

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians’ new advice

CHICAGO (AP) — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation’s leading pediatrician’s group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday….

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2 hours ago

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa – the largest ever recorded….

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2 hours ago

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays….