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Judge approves $190 million Hopkins settlement

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge has approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations. Learn More

 

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US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims, the Army's top officer said Friday. More »

 

Health law enrollment now 7.3M

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down from 8 million reported earlier this year. More »

 

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages. More »

 

FDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. for adults with the most common form of the disease. More »

 

FDA revises food safety rules due next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained that the regulations could hurt business. More »

 

Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes

NEW YORK (AP) — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice. More »

 

Doctors expect Nebraska Ebola patient to recover

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday. More »

 

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa. More »

 

Australia promises $6.4 million to fight Ebola

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Wednesday it will immediately provide an additional 7 million Australian dollars ($6.4 million) to help the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. More »

 

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