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  • Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described the measures late Sunday...

  • Workers at Santa Fe hospital reject contract offer

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Unionized nurses and technicians at a Santa Fe hospital have rejected another contract offer from management. Sunday's tally of the vote shows the Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center workers rejected the latest offer overwhelmingly. The previous offer...

  • Scientists to call for kids' vaccine history

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Thousands of Vermont parents could be hearing from medical professionals this week who will be asking about the vaccination histories of their children. It's part of a study being done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Vermont Health...

  • Ohio State U hospital to open new emergency room

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will soon open a new emergency department aimed at reducing wait times and eliminating use of hallway beds. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1mStZlr ) that emergency department stays for those admitted to Wexner Medical Center...

  • Review: Compliance issues in 20 home day cares

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — A review of 20 Michigan home day cares found that each wasn't in compliance with at least one state licensing requirement for children's health and safety, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general's office....

  • Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    Yesterday

    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. Ken Isaacs, a vice...

  • Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    Yesterday

    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...

  • APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen....

  • Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

    Yesterday

    ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia. A federal indictment unsealed...

  • Minnesota son hopes salmonella trial sends message

    Yesterday

    ATLANTA (AP) — The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for peddling contaminated food. Seventy-two-year-old Shirley Almer, of Perham, was among the...

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