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UN: Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, poverty

ROME (AP) — The U.N. says the number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty. Learn More

 

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Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said. More »

 

Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said. More »

 

Study: Europeans to suffer more ragweed with global warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says. More »

 

Study peeks into healthy brains to hunt Alzheimer's culprit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking. More »

 

Ohio man posts message on his SUV: 'Got kidney? I need 1'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road in unusual fashion, with bright yellow letters taped to the rear window of his SUV. More »

 

GOP likely to feel the heat if court decision guts Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control. More »

 

German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

BERLIN (AP) — A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday. More »

 

Countries approve plan for $100M health emergency fund

BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats have approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies. More »

 

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