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Marijuana researcher loses job appeal to UA

Marijuana researcher loses job appeal to UA

Suzanne Sisley was let go last month.

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Military's stance on transgenderism a baseless policy

Military's stance on transgenderism a baseless policy

Excluding transgender people from military service is nothing more than discrimination.

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CDC issues a health alert on Ebola as virus's toll in Africa rises

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the risk of Ebola spreading to the United States was low, but it nevertheless issued a Level 2 health alert, advising U.S. health workers to be vigilant.

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I spent $3,000 to save my kitten

A few days of emergency veterinary care cost us more than $3,000.

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HIV-positive for 20-plus years

Steven Watiti was diagnosed with HIV in 1993.

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Obamacare gives boost to Medicare, but more needed

WASHINGTON — Medicare’s financial stability has been strengthened by the Affordable Care Act and other forces that have been subduing health-care spending, according to a new official forecast that says the fund covering the program’s hospital costs will remain solvent until 2030 — four year…

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Netanyahu sees ‘prolonged’ Gaza war; more children die
Netanyahu sees ‘prolonged’ Gaza war; more children die
Netanyahu sees 'prolonged' Gaza war; more children die

Netanyahu sees ‘prolonged’ Gaza war; more children die Netanyahu sees ‘prolonged’ Gaza war; more children die Netanyahu sees 'prolonged' Gaza war; more children die

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Signaling an escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a “prolonged” war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head for Gaza City.

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Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

Palestinians gather at the scene of an explosion that killed 10 people, ninr of them children, at a park in the Shati refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip. Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over responsibility for the attack.

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Study: Minorities not well-represented in environmental groups

WASHINGTON — Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the “green ceiling” inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday.

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5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014, a boy, center, selling soft drinks walk past a clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone. Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has closed some border crossings and ordered strict quara…

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5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

DAKAR, Senegal — There have been panic and fear about the deadly Ebola disease spreading ever since Nigerian health officials reported Friday that a Liberian man sick with the disease had traveled to Togo and then Nigeria before dying. Here are five things to know about Ebola and how it is spread:

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House, Senate negotiators reach deal on veterans bill

WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative agreement to deal with the long-term needs of the struggling Department of Veterans Affairs and plan to unveil their proposal Monday.

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Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

NEW YORK — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.

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Drugmaker, pediatricians fight over drug's usage for preemies

CHICAGO — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation’s leading pediatrician’s group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.

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Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

NEW YORK — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.

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Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

The Pima County Health Department is offering extended hours at some clinics. 

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Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

Men read newspapers on a street with headlines about Ebola Virus killing a Liberian in Lagos, Nigeria. Saturday, July 26, 2014. An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fev…

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Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

A man reads a newspaper on a Lagos street with the headline Ebola Virus kills Liberian in Lagos, Saturday, July 26, 2014. An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vom…

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Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

American doctor Kent Brantly, left, treated an Ebola patient in Monrovia, Liberia, before he too fell ill. He is receiving intensive medical care, but isn’t “out of the woods yet.”

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Ebola kills high-profile doctor in Liberia

Ebola kills high-profile doctor in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia — One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Af…

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