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  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock to take state Ebola patients

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — If a patient is diagnosed with Ebola in New Hampshire, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will be the sole hospital in the state designated to provide long-term care, the center announced Wednesday. State health officials said that while all hospitals in the state...

  • US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and...

  • German firm wins appeal in Spain thalidomide case

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court on Wednesday accepted a German pharmaceutical company's appeal against a ruling that had ordered it to pay compensation to 22 Spaniards who blame their disabilities on the drug thalidomide. Madrid's provincial court said the statute of limitations for the...

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock will accept Ebola patients

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — If a patient is diagnosed with Ebola in New Hampshire, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will be the sole hospital in the state designated to provide long-term care. State health officials said Wednesday that while all hospitals in the state are capable of...

  • Snyder: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threat

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says hospitals across Michigan say they're ready if needed to respond to patients with potential Ebola virus infection. Snyder gave the update Wednesday, saying the state is aggressively planning and working with hospitals. Two health officials...

  • DEA launching Arizona prescription drug crackdown

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is launching a new initiative in Arizona to crack down on the illicit sale and use of prescription drugs. The new DEA initiative will include efforts to stop the diversion of narcotic pain medications from legitimate uses....

  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Plattsburgh Press-Republican on the politics of major issues confronting Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Oct. 19 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is apparently taking heat for having failed — or having been unable, depending on how you look at it — to take definitive action on some...

  • Hive area monitored after 23 Texas students stung

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SAGINAW, Texas (AP) — Four students have been treated and released from hospitals after nearly two dozen North Texas children were stung by bees during a physical education class. Officials say a hive area will be monitored after a total of 23 sixth-graders at Highland Middle School...

  • Michigan warns of Serrano peppers with salmonella

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials say some Serrano peppers distributed by Meijer stores in Michigan are potentially contaminated with salmonella. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday issued a consumer advisory for the peppers, which were supplied by...

  • Parkview plans $55M project at Fort Wayne hospital

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Parkview Health is planning to spend $55 million on projects at one of its Fort Wayne hospitals over the next five years. The plans for the Parkview Randallia campus northeast of the city's downtown include additional surgery suites, adding a cardiac...

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