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  • 2,500 Ground Zero workers have cancer

    By Susan Edelman, New York Post
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year. In its latest tally, the World...

  • Judge refuses to dismiss suit over animal massage

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — A judge is refusing to dismiss a lawsuit in which Arizona animal massage therapists are suing a state board that wants to regulate the therapists as practicing veterinarian medicine. The ruling by Judge David Udall of Maricopa County Superior Court says the potential...

  • Former Colorado resident, missionary, tests positive for Ebola

    By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    A former Colorado resident working in Liberia for a non-profit treating Ebola has tested positive for the disease. Nancy Writebol, who is originally from Evergreen, is a missionary with Serving in Mission and was a part of a joint SIM/Samaritan's Purse team treating Ebola patients in...

  • Ruling disallows probation ban on medical pot use

    Yesterday

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A new court ruling says Arizona judges can't order people on probation to not use medical marijuana. A split ruling issued Friday by a three-judge state Court of Appeals panel in Tucson overturns a Cochise County Superior Court judge's order that a drug-case...

  • Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

    Yesterday

    Telegraph Herald. July 27, 2014. Branstad's nix of solar grant disappointing "I think the state of Iowa has the potential to be the leader of renewable energy." That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to...

  • Kansas City, Kansas, abortion clinic closed

    Yesterday

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One of four remaining clinics that provide abortions in Kansas has closed because its doctor and manager have retired, the outgoing manager confirmed Monday. The Aid For Women clinic in Kansas City, Kansas, disclosed on its website that the clinic closed...

  • Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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...

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