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  • Survey: Teens experimenting with HGH on the rise

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Guerreri wanted to try human growth hormones so he could look like a pro wrestler. Joe Badalanato hoped HGH would help him become a better football player. James O'Brien figured the drug would improve his fastball. The three 18-year-olds from suburban...

  • Feds send 117 immigrant children to Delaware

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The federal government has placed with Delaware families 117 children who illegally immigrated alone across the southern U.S. border, Gov. Jack Markell says. The Democratic governor disclosed the development in a letter Thursday to state legislative leaders....

  • Nigeria confirms first Ebola death

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian officials say a Liberian man died of Ebola in a Lagos hospital Friday after arriving in the country on Tuesday. It is the first case of Ebola to be confirmed in Nigeria since the current outbreak began in West Africa earlier this year. Nigerian Health...

  • New Mexico to continue using federal exchange

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico decided Friday to stick with a federal online system for another year to enroll individuals in health insurance plans. The state's health insurance exchange governing board voted 11-1 to continue using the federal computer system for determining...

  • Officials report plague infections in animals

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials are reporting continued plague infections in animals in Albuquerque's east mountain area. The Departments of Health and Game and Fish say the latest cases include a mountain lion and a coati at the Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood. That's a...

  • Police say Huron man passing out tainted peaches

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    HURON, S.D. (AP) — Police in Huron are looking for an individual who took 46 cases of potentially contaminated peaches from a grocery store dumpster and has been passing them out around town. Fair City Foods in Huron recently announced they're recalling their peaches as part of a...

  • Women define trauma to share $190M Hopkins payout

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money. That might be painful for some women...

  • Injured Clemson WR Charone Peake has knee surgery

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Injured receiver Charone Peake's comeback for Clemson took a step back after knee surgery Friday. Clemson announced that Peake was injured during workouts Wednesday and needed the operation. He's expected to miss at least a week of training camp that starts Aug....

  • 4 doctors arrested after Indiana clinic raids

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — Four doctors who supposedly ran a system of clinics aimed at helping addicts kick painkillers were illegally selling a drug that's supposed to aid in rehabilitation, authorities said Friday. Federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents and local police officers...

  • Measles case diagnosed in central Indiana

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say a case of measles has been diagnosed in central Indiana and people who visited three clinics and a restaurant may have been exposed to the virus. The state Department of Health said Friday it's working with local health departments and...

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