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WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of three Ebola-stricken West African nations are meeting with heads of the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to discuss the outbreak and what help they need to fight it. Alpha Conde of Guinea, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard will not live to see if her advocacy makes a difference. The 29-year-old woman expects to die next month. If the brain cancer from which she suffers does not kill her in October, she plans to take advantage of Oregon's Death with Dignity...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard will not live to see if her advocacy makes a difference. The 29-year-old woman expects to die next month. If the brain cancer from which she suffers does not kill her in October, she plans to take advantage of Oregon's Death with Dignity...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who went into the apartment where the Dallas Ebola patient stayed was hospitalized out of an "abundance of caution" after falling ill Wednesday, officials said. The deputy went to an urgent care clinic in Frisco, a northern suburb of...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard will not live to see if her advocacy makes a difference. The 29-year-old woman expects to die no later than Nov. 1. If the brain cancer from which she suffers does not kill her in October, she plans to take advantage of Oregon's Death with...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 29-year-old woman with brain cancer is using her last days to push for expanded right-to-die laws. Brittany Maynard has moved from California to Portland, Oregon, to take advantage of the state's Death with Dignity Act. Oregon is one of a handful of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public safety advocates are asking the federal government to strengthen warnings on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix, even as the drugmaker prepares to argue that a bold-letter warning about psychiatric problems should be removed from the medicine's label...
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York school has been evacuated because of a noxious odor, and some students have suffered from eye irritation. Schools spokeswoman Jeri Fierstein says 140 students were removed after the unidentified odor surfaced in a cafeteria at the Yonkers Middle/...
A Central Texas compounding pharmacy, under investigation by the FDA due to alleged safety violations, remains closed, but the pharmacist says they hope to reopen once the feds give the go ahead. Solano says Specialty Compounding has remained fully cooperative throughout the...