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  • CDC confirms 1st Ebola case in U.S.

    The first case of Ebola in the United States has been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Cuba sharply expands Ebola medical mission

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is greatly expanding the medical mission it's sending to Africa to fight Ebola. The Health Ministry earlier said it would send 165 health workers to Liberia. Now it's saying the mission will include 461 health workers, and some will be sent to Liberia and Guinea. The...

  • 107,581,000 already in government health plans

    The Census Bureau published this number last week in its annual report on health insurance. These 107,581,000 pre-Obamacare government-health insurance enrollees equaled 34.3 percent of the nation's population, according to the Census Bureau.

  • Bill Clinton: 'Do whatever it takes' to contain Ebola

    The former president said "we're getting there" in the fight to limit the spread of Ebola.

  • 'Ground Zero': Heroin at center of Kentucky Senate race

    Kentucky's Democratic Senate candidate is attacking Mitch McConnell for not taking a stand on state heroin legislation.

  • White House orders plan for antibiotic resistance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the government to create a national plan to fight them by early 2015. "This is an urgent health threat and a threat to our economic stability as well," said...

  • CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu...

  • 7.3 million enrolled in Obamacare

    As of August, there are 7.3 million people enrolled through the Obamacare exchanges, a top Obama administration official said Thursday.

  • Sierra Leone: WHO too slow to help doc with Ebola

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone accused the World Health Organization on Monday of being "sluggish" in facilitating an evacuation of a doctor who died from Ebola before she could be sent out of the country for medical care. Dr. Olivet Buck died Saturday, hours after the U.N. health...

  • 'Late-Talking Children' a helpful guide for parents

    Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age two, three or even four, can appreciate what a blessing it can be to have someone who can tell them what to do -- and what not to do.

  • Obama to thank CDC Ebola workers in person

    President Obama will visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Tuesday to be updated on Africa's Ebola epidemic, the White House has announced. The president will also pass on his gratitude to the CDC staff and scientists who are combatting the disease. Three...

  • South Texas man becomes 3rd West Nile fatality

    EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — South Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus. Hidalgo County officials say the unidentified Donna man died Wednesday. They say it was the third death in Texas this year attributed to the virus. West Nile is a...

  • Florida health centers get $13M grant from feds

    MIAMI (AP) — Florida health centers are getting more than $13 million from the federal government to improve access to primary care. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Friday that 48 health centers across the state would receive the grant money. The funds will allow health...

  • Obama to visit Atlanta health center to talk Ebola

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House said Friday. During his visit on Tuesday, Obama will be briefed about the outbreak and discuss the U.S....

  • California mandates sick days for workers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that will require most California employers next year to provide up to three sick days for millions of workers, a policy long-sought by labor unions and opposed by business groups. "This is the least we can do," Brown told...



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