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  • FDA revises food safety rules due next year

    Updated: 46 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained that the regulations could hurt business. The new proposals would relax water quality standards and allow farmers to harvest crops sooner after...

  • Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems. The consumer products maker is the latest major sponsor, following PepsiCo...

  • 2 children positive for severe respiratory illness

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Two children recently treated at a Seattle hospital tested positive for enterovirus D-68, a severe respiratory illness, health officials said Friday. Confirmation of these cases are "the tip of the iceberg," said Dr. Jeff Duchin, chief of communicable disease and...

  • US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims, the Army's top officer said Friday. Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, said the...

  • CDC: Severe respiratory illness now in 22 states

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children. An uncommon virus — enterovirus 68 — is causing the illnesses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday that 160 lab-confirmed cases were...

  • Judge approves $190 million Hopkins settlement

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge has approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations. The settlement was reached in July between the...

  • Germany, France to provide airlifts in Ebola fight

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it plans to work with France to establish airlifts to Ebola-affected countries. The foreign ministry said late Friday that 100 soldiers and two military planes will initially be provided for the operation, which might use Dakar in Senegal as a hub. Germany...

  • Minnesota family welcomes salmonella convictions

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a Minnesota man who died after eating tainted peanut butter is glad that former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell will he held accountable. A Georgia jury Friday convicted Parnell and two others on charges stemming from a salmonella...

  • Foreign fighters, Ebola top Obama's UN agenda

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State, as the United States seeks to build legitimacy for...

  • More than 700 infants exposed to TB at hospital

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Public health officials say more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital have been exposed to tuberculosis by an employee infected with the disease. The city's Department of Public Health says the infants along with about 40 employees at Providence Memorial...

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