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Viagra ads target women for 1st time

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercia…

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US Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia

US Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a fi…

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Gov't to reveal drug company payments to doctors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to shine a light on potential ethical conflicts in medicine, the Obama administration is releasing data on drug com…

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New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake

New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake

KISO, Japan (AP) — Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 …

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Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers from the National Cancer Institute want to know how many past and present cancer cases in New Mexico may …

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Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.

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Group: Wildlife populations down drastically

GENEVA (AP) — Populations of about 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have plummeted far worse than previously thought, according to a…

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UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate international aid …

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Firefighter sues over pregnancy-related sick days

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut firefighter has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit saying she was discriminated against when she beca…

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Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

NEW YORK (AP) — When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?

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Court-ordered anti-smoking ads challenged by firms

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The nation's largest tobacco companies are challenging court-ordered advertisements requiring the cigarette makers to say…

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New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake

New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake

KISO, Japan (AP) — Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 …

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Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers from the National Cancer Institute want to know how many past and present cancer cases in New Mexico may …

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Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.

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Group: Wildlife populations down drastically

GENEVA (AP) — Populations of about 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have plummeted far worse than previously thought, according to a…

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UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate international aid …

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Firefighter sues over pregnancy-related sick days

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut firefighter has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit saying she was discriminated against when she beca…

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Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

NEW YORK (AP) — When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?

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Court-ordered anti-smoking ads challenged by firms

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The nation's largest tobacco companies are challenging court-ordered advertisements requiring the cigarette makers to say…

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Idaho wolf, coyote hunting derby wants larger area

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group that overcame a court challenge last winter to hold a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby is seeking a permit from the…

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USC memory scientist Richard Thompson dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard F. Thompson, the University of Southern California neuroscientist whose experiments with rabbits led to breakthroug…

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Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on…

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News Guide: Ash and gases halt search on volcano

News Guide: Ash and gases halt search on volcano

Toxic gases and ash were still coming from the Mount Ontake volcano Monday, halting the search for more victims and the recovery of the bodies…

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Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

EWELL, Md. (AP) — William Smith Dize's life revolved around water.

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Beating the cancer/obesity connection; diabetes complications

Beating the cancer/obesity connection; diabetes complications

Dr. Mehmet Oz answers readers' questions in this weekly Q-and-A. 

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Fight back against toxic algae blooms

Fight back against toxic algae blooms

Toxic algae blooms are everywhere; here are 4 ways to combat them.

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Australia won't send Ebola doctors to West Africa

Australia won't send Ebola doctors to West Africa

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Monday ruled out sending doctors to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak there because of logi…

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Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

KISO, Japan (AP) — Japanese soldiers managed to bring down eight more bodies by helicopter from the ash-blanketed peak of a still-erupting vol…

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Pediatricians urge IUDs or implants for teen girls

CHICAGO — Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy t…

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Pediatricians urge IUDs or implants for teen girls

CHICAGO (AP) — Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and e…

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US doctor exposed to Ebola virus admitted to NIH

US doctor exposed to Ebola virus admitted to NIH

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital a…

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E-Cigarette Makers Confound

E-Cigarette Makers Confound

Tobacco companies, long considered public health enemy No. 1, have suddenly cloaked themselves as champions of lung health in the digital age.

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News Guide: A Japanese volcano turns deadly

News Guide: A Japanese volcano turns deadly

TOKYO (AP) — A popular hiking site in central Japan turned into a death trap Saturday when a volcano erupted. At least 31 people are believed …

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Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Doctors are in short supply. So are beds for patients. Six months after the Ebola outbreak emerged for the first time…

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NASA flight gives Pluto its close-up

NASA flight gives Pluto its close-up

A 2015 mission will add to enthusiasm for the recently demoted "dwarf."

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7 rescued, 32 missing as volcano erupts in Japan

7 rescued, 32 missing as volcano erupts in Japan

OTAKI, Japan (AP) — Military helicopters plucked seven people from a Japanese mountainside Sunday after a spectacular volcanic eruption sent o…

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5 babies test positive for TB in Texas exposure

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Five babies tested have positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital nursery e…

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NIH to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

NIH to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volun…

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Glen Canyon Dam marks 50 years as power source

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other officials on Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of power generation by Glen Ca…

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Liberia: Top doctor goes under Ebola quarantine

Liberia: Top doctor goes under Ebola quarantine

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola.

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Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

MONROVIA, Liberia — Fourteen-year-old D.J. Mulbah set off at dawn with his mother and grandmother in desperate pursuit of a coveted bed at the…

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Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

EWELL, Md. (AP) — William Smith Dize's life revolved around water.

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New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging ac…

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New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across …

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Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit mig…

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Ivory Coast lifts Ebola flight restrictions

Ivory Coast lifts Ebola flight restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said Friday his country will lift the controversial suspension of flights to countries…

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Changes ordered at Los Alamos over nuke waste leak

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Four Los Alamos National Laboratory workers have been reassigned and the Department of Energy has pulled nuclear wast…

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Massachusetts doctor says he knew Ebola risk

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Dr. Rick Sacra knew what he was getting into when he went to Liberia in early August to treat very ill pregnant women …

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WHO: 1000s of Ebola vaccine doses in coming months

WHO: 1000s of Ebola vaccine doses in coming months

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines should be available in the coming months and could eventually be given…

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Michelle Obama to appear on ABC's 'The Chew'

Michelle Obama to appear on ABC's 'The Chew'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is making her debut on the ABC daytime talk show "The Chew."

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European Space Agency sets date for comet landing

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says it will attempt to land the first spacecraft on a comet on Nov. 12.

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Obama: Fighting Ebola must be a global priority

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that in an interconnected world, outbreaks of deadly viruses like Ebola have the potential to af…

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Official: Wreck off Haiti likely not Columbus ship

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A shipwreck off the north coast of Haiti probably isn't a lost flagship of Christopher Columbus as a U.S. explore…

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Lecture to focus on influencing aging's biomarkers

Lecture to focus on influencing aging's biomarkers

The latest in the UA Arthritis Center's "Living Healthy With Arthritis" speaker series.

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US-Russian crew docks with space station

US-Russian crew docks with space station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A U.S.-Russian crew docked early Friday with the International Space Station, about six hours after launching from…

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Obama urges world to do more to tackle Ebola

Obama urges world to do more to tackle Ebola

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a sober assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, warned a high-le…

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Ellis Island hospital complex to open to visitors

NEW YORK (AP) — The crumbling old sick ward opens off a long hallway, separate from the rest of the Ellis Island hospital complex. Plaster pee…

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AP NewsAlert

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — US-Russian crew blasts off successfully for International Space Station.

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3 from FDNY who worked at ground zero die in 1 day

NEW YORK (AP) — Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be…

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Sierra Leone quarantines 2 million to fight Ebola

Sierra Leone quarantines 2 million to fight Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live a…

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