Health & Wellness Features
Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition," two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures from the campaign of the Democratic presidential candidate....
Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
LONDON (AP) -- An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday....
Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) -- At age 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade doctor who put her in a Coney Island sideshow when she was just days old....
Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California....
UN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa
LONDON (AP) -- The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization as efforts to contain the deadly virus continue....
1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) -- Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno....
Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president," her physician declared Friday - just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day....
Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops are awash in red ink....
Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco....
Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths....
Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of American dentist Dr. Walter J Palmer who killed Cecil the lion after luring the lion out of a national park and shooting him with a bow and a gun. The doctor violated the Parks and Wildlife Act Which controls the use of bow and arrow hunting. Palmer released a statement early last week stating he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal. There is an extradition treaty between Zimbabwe and the United States.
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