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GENEVA (AP) — A British physician, an Ethiopian former health minister and a Pakistani expert in non-communicable diseases are the three finalists vying for the top job at the World Health Organization in its first-ever election on Tuesday, aspiring to land a key U.N. post that...
MILAN (AP) — The Italian government on Friday made 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending school up to age 16 in an effort to combat what it characterizes as misinformation about vaccines. The new measures followed an intense public debate over vaccines after a measles...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Five people have been hospitalized after eating nacho cheese from a Sacramento gas station, California officials said. Officials have connected five botulism illness cases to Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in the Walnut Grove suburb, the...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Five people have been hospitalized after eating nacho cheese from a Sacramento gas station, California officials said. Officials have connected five botulism illness cases to Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in the Walnut Grove suburb, the...
HAVANA (AP) — Cuban state media on Thursday reported a surge of Zika cases on the island, though the overall number of cases was still far fewer than elsewhere in the Caribbean. State media said there have been nearly 1,850 cases of the mosquito-borne illness for all of 2016 and...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John Andretti can't shake the sound from his head. The haunting sound of a machine pumping toxic chemicals into his system as part of chemotherapy. "I wake up in the middle of the night and I sit and listen to this pump going and know this pump is poison,"...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states announced Thursday they would attempt to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. The legal move is intended to give the states a foothold in the...
TORONTO (AP) — The most controversial thing about Canada's move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than in U.S. states that have embraced legalization — a move that is being closely watched across the continent...
TORONTO (AP) — The most controversial thing about Canada's move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than in U.S. states that have embraced legalization — a move that is being closely watched across the continent...