Health

FILE - In this undated colorized transmission electron micrograph file image made available by the CDC shows an Ebola virus virion. Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including two deaths, the country's health minister said Friday May 12, 2017. (Frederick Murphy/CDC via AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 6:27 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — One person has been confirmed dead from Ebola in an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo as health authorities look into a total of nine suspected cases, including two other deaths, the country's health minister and the World Health Organization said Friday. One case...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama smiles while speaking at the Partnership for a Healthier American 2017 Healthier Future Summit in Washington, Friday, May 12, 2017. Obama appeared at an annual health conference sponsored by the nonprofit organization that sponsored her anti-childhood obesity initiative. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 12, 2017 - 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama on Friday criticized a Trump administration decision to delay federal rules aimed at making school lunch healthier, saying kids will end up "eating crap" instead. Mrs. Obama told a health conference in Washington that more nutritionally sound school meals are needed...
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An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on reported a global cyberattack (all times local): 5:05 p.m. FedEx Corp. is confirming that it is suffering a malware attack. A statement from the delivery company Friday said its Windows-based systems were "experiencing interference" due to malware and that it was...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 4:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — A huge extortion cyberattack hit dozens of nations Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 3:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's health service was hit Friday by a huge international cyberattack that froze computers at hospitals across the country — an attack that shut down wards, closed emergency rooms and brought medical treatments to a screeching halt. Hospitals in areas across Britain found...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2016, file photo, a water fountain is covered because of lead in the drinking water at Creston Elementary School in Portland, Ore. An upcoming $790 bond measure for the Portland Public Schools would be the largest in state history. Proponents say the money is desperately needed to repair and update infrastructure at the city's schools, which last summer made national headlines after toxic levels of lead were found in school water fountains. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, file)
May 12, 2017 - 2:23 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Voters in Oregon's largest city are poised to vote on the biggest school bond in state history after a scandal over high levels of lead in the water at almost every Portland school. The $790 million spending package that would raise taxes to address the crisis has generated...
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This image provided by the Twitter page of @fendifille shows a computer at Greater Preston CCG as Britain's National Health Service is investigating "an issue with IT" Friday May 12, 2017. Several British hospitals say they are having major computer problems Hospitals in London, northwest England and other parts of the country are reporting problems with their computer systems as the result of an apparent cyberattack. (@fendifille via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 1:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across Britain on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. Britain's National Health Service said hospitals were hit by an apparent "ransomware" attack, but there was no immediate evidence...
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May 12, 2017 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama is criticizing a Trump administration decision to delay federal rules aimed at making school lunches healthier. She tells an annual health conference in Washington that more nutritious school lunches are important since millions of kids eat...
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FILE - This Friday Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows a sign outside one of London's National Health Service hospitals. Several British hospitals say they are having major computer problems Hospitals in London, northwest England and other parts of the country are reporting problems with their computer systems as the result of an apparent cyberattack, Friday May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
May 12, 2017 - 12:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on reported cyberattack on Britain's hospitals (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Spain has activated a special protocol to protect critical infrastructure in response to the "massive infection" of personal and corporate computers targeted in ransomware cyberattacks. The National...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2016, file photo, a water fountain is covered because of lead in the drinking water at Creston Elementary School in Portland, Ore. An upcoming $790 bond measure for the Portland Public Schools would be the largest in state history. Proponents say the money is desperately needed to repair and update infrastructure at the city's schools, which last summer made national headlines after toxic levels of lead were found in school water fountains. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, file)
May 12, 2017 - 12:33 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Voters in Oregon's largest city are poised to vote on the biggest school bond in state history after a scandal over high levels of lead in the water at almost every Portland school. The $790 million spending package that would raise taxes to address the crisis has generated...
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