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  • Family of woman sent home during heart attack gets $275,000

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of an Ohio woman who died after being sent home from a hospital while having a heart attack have reached a $275,000 settlement with the facility. Ohio State University Wexner…

  • Kraft recalls cheese slices for choking risk

    The Kraft Heinz Co. is voluntarily recalling about 36,000 cases of Kraft Singles cheese products because some of the packaging film may stick to the slices and pose a choking hazard. The company said Monday…

  • Sierra Leone concerns grow from new case, as CDC head visits

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Two new cases of Ebola surfaced in Sierra Leone’s Tonkolili District after a man died last week in the area where the deadly virus had been gone for months, an…

  • Diack fights back at allegations of widespread doping

    PARIS (AP) — With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship podiums for more than a decade, IAAF president Lamine Diack defended his organization’s…

  • Do Men and Women Think They Can Be ‘Just Friends’?

    (TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — The longtime debate over whether men and women can be “just friends” continues. This time, science is weighing in. Researchers from the University of Alabama conducted a study on college students and…

  • Fasting for Weight Loss: Fad or Phenom?

    In the never-ending quest for that Holy Grail of sustainable weight loss, more people are experimenting with some form of fasting. Celebs have helped popularize quick fixes. Many may recall Beyonce’s pre-Grammy 14 days of…

  • 5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday’s Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that…

  • Rep. Edwards to attend event on healthy meals in schools

    CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Rep. Donna Edwards is scheduled to attend an event that will highlight an initiative aimed at improving the ability of schools to provide healthy meals to school children. She is…

  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked…

  • 5 things about Congress’ fight over Planned Parenthood

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday’s Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that…

  • Skipping that vacation is bad for your health

    WASHINGTON — Far too many of us are skipping a summer vacation, and experts warn people who don’t take time off may be putting their health at risk. “Vacation is about relaxation, having a chance to unwind,”…

  • More Health Care Cuts Expected in Puerto Rico

    (NEW YORK) — Health care officials in Puerto Rico are bracing for more Medicare cuts, according to The New York Times. The island is facing a huge cut to Medicare as well as a shortage…

  • Four Legionnaires’ Disease Deaths in the Bronx

    (NEW YORK) — Four people have died from Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx this summer. A fourth person died from Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx part of New York, according to a report on…

  • NYC health official expects more Legionnaires’ disease cases

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City health official says it is likely doctors will diagnose more cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx in the coming days, amid an outbreak that has killed…

  • Charity Hospital replacement opens Saturday in New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ten years after the levees and floodwalls broke during Hurricane Katrina and flooded New Orleans, the Big Easy finally has a full-scale public hospital again — a new Charity hospital. At…