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NEW YORK (AP) — Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta next week for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday. One is to arrive Monday in a small private jet outfitted...
ATLANTA (AP) — Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Bruce Ribner said Friday the patients will receive care at Emory University Hospital. Ribner said he had no personal safety concerns...
ATLANTA (AP) — Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Bruce Ribner said Friday the patients will receive care at Emory University Hospital. Ribner said he had no personal safety concerns...
MASON, Ohio (AP) — With wide grins and a few apprehensive looks, more than 200 people lost their hair Friday at an amusement park as they worked to break the Guinness record for most heads shaved simultaneously. Hair littered the ground at Kings Island as 213 people had their...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian semi-official news agency says the country has opened its first, state-run alcoholism rehab and treatment center. A report Friday by the ISNA news agency says Iran's first alcoholism treatment center was inaugurated in at the Tehran University's...
MASON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park says it has set a record for the most heads shaved simultaneously. Kings Island says 213 heads were shaved Friday by hair stylists at the park north of Cincinnati. The event is part of the park's effort to raise awareness and money to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa. A small private jet based in Atlanta has been dispatched to Liberia where the two Americans work for missionary groups. Officials say the jet is outfitted with a special,...
DENVER (AP) — Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats. A panel of marijuana producers and industry critics start work Friday on...
WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is significantly scaling back Medicaid patients' access to an effective — but expensive — new drug used to treat hepatitis C. The decision by a state committee on Thursday allows only a narrow set of Medicaid patients to be treated with the $1,000...