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Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public hearings to evaluate the health risks of widespread use of antibiotics in animal feed, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
07/24/2014 04:57:25pm
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More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine
NEW YORK (AP) -- More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday....
07/24/2014 01:56:04pm
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Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) -- Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who has refused treatment and may be contagious, putting those around him at risk....
07/24/2014 07:50:13pm
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Lou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds
NEW YORK (AP) -- The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig's disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare....
07/24/2014 02:12:56pm
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Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers
MIAMI (AP) -- Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month....
07/24/2014 01:39:16pm
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China lifts quarantine after man dies of plague
BEIJING (AP) -- A nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's official news agency reported Thursday....
07/24/2014 01:27:19am
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GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot
LONDON (AP) -- Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency....
07/24/2014 06:51:14am
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Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned
NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday....
07/23/2014 02:33:52pm
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EU regulator: Morning-after pill OK for all women
LONDON (AP) -- A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a review of the evidence sparked by the French manufacturer's declaration that the drugs didn't work in women weighing more than 80 kilograms (176 pounds)....
07/24/2014 08:44:44am
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Judges in health care rulings vote party line
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law. Their votes lined up precisely with the party of the president who appointed them....
07/23/2014 03:20:07am
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