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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's public health system has suspended infant vaccines and mounted an investigation after two babies died and 29 were sickened in an impoverished community in southern Mexico. Six of the 29 babies are in grave condition after receiving vaccinations for...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — On the day Mercy Kennedy lost her mother to Ebola, it was hard to imagine a time when Liberia would be free from one of the world's deadliest viruses. It had swept through the 9-year-old's neighborhood, killing people house by house. Neighbors were so...
The Associated Press-GfK poll on health care and the Supreme Court was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications April 23-27. It is based on online interviews of 1,077 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel. The original...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many people in the United States doubt that the Supreme Court can rule fairly in the latest litigation jeopardizing President Barack Obama's health care law. The Associated Press-GfK poll finds only 1 person in 10 is highly confident that the justices will rely...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — World Health Organization declares Liberia to be free of Ebola after 42 days without new cases.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are planning a House vote next week on a bill banning nearly all late-term abortions after dropping a requirement for reporting rapes that sparked a January rebellion among GOP women and moderates. After working behind the scenes with anti-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are planning a House vote next week on a bill banning late-term abortions after dropping a requirement that rape victims would qualify for the procedure only if they'd already reported the crime to authorities. Top House Republicans abruptly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have questions about the benefits of an experimental combination drug for cystic fibrosis developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, including whether the addition of a second drug ingredient adds to the pill's effectiveness. The Food and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators said Friday that an experimental combination drug for cystic fibrosis developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals helped improve breathing in patients with the deadly inherited disease. But the Food and Drug Administration also said in an...