Health

June 02, 2017 - 1:42 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health minister says there have been no new confirmed cases of Ebola and the outbreak has been controlled. Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga said Friday no new cases of the deadly virus have been confirmed in the Likati zone for more than 21 days, the maximum...
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In this May 21, 2017 photo, volunteer fly fishing guide Rhey Plumley, center, watches Bonnie Aharonian, left, feed her fishing line in the Little River in Moscow, Vt. Aharonian was among a group of breast cancer survivors who participated in a retreat hosted by Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization created in 1996 to provide women with peer support, education and the therapeutic benefits of fly fishing. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)
June 02, 2017 - 9:46 am
MOSCOW, Vt. (AP) — Spaced out up and down a stretch of the Little River, more than a dozen women stand in the moving water in overall waders casting fly rods, some for the first time. The women — all breast cancer survivors in different stages of treatment and recovery — are taking part in a free...
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In this May 21, 2017 photo, volunteer fly fishing guide Rhey Plumley, center, watches Bonnie Aharonian, left, feed her fishing line in the Little River in Moscow, Vt. Aharonian was among a group of breast cancer survivors who participated in a retreat hosted by Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization created in 1996 to provide women with peer support, education and the therapeutic benefits of fly fishing. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)
June 02, 2017 - 9:46 am
MOSCOW, Vt. (AP) — Spaced out up and down a stretch of the Little River, more than a dozen women stand in the moving water in overall waders casting fly rods, some for the first time. The women — all breast cancer survivors in different stages of treatment and recovery — are taking part in a free...
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The South African Minister of Health Dr Riek Gai Kok speaks during a press conference in Juba, South Sudan Friday, June 2, 2017. South Sudan's government says 15 young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines. (AP Photo/ Samir Bol)
June 02, 2017 - 6:21 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan's government announced Friday. The United Nations said the children died of "severe sepsis/toxicity" from the...
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The South African Minister of Health Dr Riek Gai Kok speaks during a press conference in Juba, South Sudan Friday, June 2, 2017. South Sudan's government says 15 young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines. (AP Photo/ Samir Bol)
June 02, 2017 - 6:21 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan's government announced Friday. The United Nations said the children died of "severe sepsis/toxicity" from the...
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June 02, 2017 - 4:45 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan's government announced Friday. The health ministry blamed the deaths on human error. One syringe was used for all the...
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June 02, 2017 - 4:45 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan's government announced Friday. The health ministry blamed the deaths on human error. One syringe was used for all the...
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This undated electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows human immunodeficiency virus particles (virions). On Thursday, June 1, 2017 the CDC changed its guidance for HIV-infected men who want to father children, saying there’s now enough evidence that a lab technique that removes the virus is a safe option. (Cynthia Goldsmith/Dr. A. Harrison/Dr. P. Feorino/CDC via AP)
June 01, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's top public health agency on Thursday changed its guidance for HIV-infected men who want to father children, saying there's now enough evidence that a lab technique that removes the virus is a safe option. For many years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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This undated electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows human immunodeficiency virus particles (virions). On Thursday, June 1, 2017 the CDC changed its guidance for HIV-infected men who want to father children, saying there’s now enough evidence that a lab technique that removes the virus is a safe option. (Cynthia Goldsmith/Dr. A. Harrison/Dr. P. Feorino/CDC via AP)
June 01, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's top public health agency on Thursday changed its guidance for HIV-infected men who want to father children, saying there's now enough evidence that a lab technique that removes the virus is a safe option. For many years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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In a Tuesday, June 28, 2016 file photo, Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor speaks during a celebration for the renaming of Port Columbus International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. Taylor revealed Thursday, June 1, 2017, that her two sons, Joe, 26, and Michael, 23, have struggled with opioid addiction, adding her family to the thousands known to be affected by the nation's prescription painkiller and heroin epidemic. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
June 01, 2017 - 3:15 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's lieutenant governor revealed Thursday that her two sons have struggled with opioid addiction, adding her family to the thousands affected by the nation's prescription painkiller and heroin epidemic. "Like many Ohioans, my family is struggling with addiction, and the...
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