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Princeton worker put on leave over medical pot

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who says he was told to choose between his job and …

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Ill UK boy's parents freed from custody in Spain

Ill UK boy's parents freed from custody in Spain

SOTO DEL REAL, Spain (AP) — The British parents who took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent were release…

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Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lame…

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Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying any…

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Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most

CHICAGO (AP) — Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surg…

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Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have…

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Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph …

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Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

CHICAGO (AP) — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-pa…

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Suit seeks to expand pot growing rights

Suit seeks to expand pot growing rights

Lawsuit seeks to expand medical marijuana users' right to grow their pot.

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US eating habits improve a bit —except among poor

US eating habits improve a bit —except among poor

CHICAGO — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even am…

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Fast-paced TV might lead to high-calorie snacking, study says

CHICAGO — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced t…

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Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying any…

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Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most

CHICAGO (AP) — Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surg…

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Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have…

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Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph …

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Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

CHICAGO (AP) — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-pa…

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US eating habits improve a bit —except among poor

US eating habits improve a bit —except among poor

CHICAGO — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even am…

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Fast-paced TV might lead to high-calorie snacking, study says

CHICAGO — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced t…

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US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet ev…

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Action-packed TV might make you snack more: Study

CHICAGO (AP) — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-pa…

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Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals

Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals

BERLIN (AP) — A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more i…

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Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient

Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese authorities on Monday were monitoring everyone who was in contact with a student infected with Ebola who cros…

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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will le…

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Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish

RENO, Nev. (AP) — For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert. But a new study says c…

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Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

LONDON (AP) — The parents of a child suffering from a severe brain tumor signaled Monday they would defy efforts to force them to return to Br…

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19 new dengue cases in Japan, linked to Tokyo park

19 new dengue cases in Japan, linked to Tokyo park

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is urging local authorities to be on the lookout for further outbreaks of dengue fever, after confirming another 19 cases t…

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Let's talk losing eyelashes and growing pains

Let's talk losing eyelashes and growing pains

A weekly Q-and-A with Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen.

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Submit documents by Friday or lose insurance, feds say

Submit documents by Friday or lose insurance, feds say

More than 6,000 Arizonans risk losing federal marketplace health insurance.

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Unclog your arteries with a plant-power diet

Unclog your arteries with a plant-power diet

Eating a plant-based diet can help your heart grow younger!

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University of Arizona testing experimental Alzheimer's drug

University of Arizona testing experimental Alzheimer's drug

Tucson participants needed for Alzheimer's study.

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Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Environmentalists cite a population drop of more than 90 percent.

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At Flandrau, it's farewell Hector; hello Full Dome

At Flandrau, it's farewell Hector; hello Full Dome

New star projector ain't much to look at, but sure can project.

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Renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than …

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Feds want nuclear waste train, but there's nowhere to go

Feds want nuclear waste train, but there's nowhere to go

ATLANTA — The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those train…

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WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the …

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Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

VERONA, Wis. (AP) — There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit…

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Parents of British boy in Spain face extradition

Parents of British boy in Spain face extradition

MADRID (AP) — A critically-ill 5-year-old boy driven to Spain by his parents against doctors' advice is receiving medical treatment for a brai…

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'Megadrought' risk up to 50 percent, scientists say

'Megadrought' risk up to 50 percent, scientists say

Existing forecasts "critically underestimate" risks in Southwest, new study says.

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Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan an…

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Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to spee…

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Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug t…

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Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade. Doctors say that a first-of-a-kind, exp…

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Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchan…

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Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a G…

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California mentally ill inmates get special units

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that wi…

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EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere betwe…

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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight…

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Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Liberia says it will open up a slum in its capital where thousands of people were barricaded to contain the spread of Ebola.

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Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as…

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OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up…

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USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to …

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UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World …

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HIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industrywide production moratorium after a performer teste…

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Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.

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Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigza…

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Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single funeral caused many.

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Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up…

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5 things to know about earthquake faults

5 things to know about earthquake faults

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest …

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US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.

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Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

DENVER (AP) — Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado's Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone …

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