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Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

A relief group official says two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia.

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa — the largest ever recorded.

Scientists to call for kids' vaccine history

Thousands of Vermont parents could be hearing from medical professionals this week who will be asking about the vaccination histories of their children.

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.

Ohio State U hospital to open new emergency room

Ohio State University will soon open a new emergency department aimed at reducing wait times and eliminating use of hallway beds.

APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

Review: Compliance issues in 20 home day cares

A review of 20 Michigan home day cares found that each wasn't in compliance with at least one state licensing requirement for children's health and safety, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general's office.

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.

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Gaza war rages with Hamas, Israel exchanging fire despite truce pledges ahead Muslim holiday

Concert pianist is all smiles in his new career

Dr. Peter VanBeck still works with his hands.

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.

Detox service could end at New Mexico facility

A detox service at a northern New Mexico recovery facility serving the Four Corners region and the Navajo Nation could come to an end following cuts in funding.

Minnesota son hopes salmonella trial sends message

The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for peddling contaminated food.

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.

UMass Amherst awarded $700k to study tribal health

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $700,000 grant for a research project to identity and reduce health risks in tribal communities.

West Nile shows up in mosquitoes in Idaho

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found in the last week in northern and southern Idaho.

Lawsuit says animal massage isn't vets' work

Animal massage therapy is not veterinary medicine, insist a group of Arizona animal massage therapists who are suing the state.

New Jersey considers restrictions on shore smoking

Jane Horton hates when someone near her on a beach lights up a cigarette.

Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Rickey Dorsey knows he doesn't have the best diet, and his plump belly proves it.

Relatives run health clinic in Madison

Family is the key word at Madison Family Physicians.

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