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Mom jailed over truancy died from heart failure

Coroner rules heart failure caused cell death of mother of 7 jailed over children's truancy

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Obama confers on Ebola with African leaders

Obama tells presidents of Liberia, Sierra Leone, US committed to help contain Ebola outbreak

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Ex-peanut plant head says he lied about salmonella

Ex-Georgia peanut plant manager says he lied to FDA investigators during salmonella outbreak

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Ebola may be scary, but most shouldn't be afraid

Understanding Ebola: A 'dreadful, merciless virus,' but most people shouldn't be afraid

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Latest concussion ends career for Georgia's Hall

Georgia loses starting fullback Merritt Hall to career-ending concussion

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism

People with autism find purpose, income and joy by starting their own small businesses

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:28am EDT

Detrick lab to study Ebola treatment

Fort Detrick lab to study experimental Ebola drug

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:15am EDT

Rabies confirmed in Smyth, suspected in Norfolk

Smyth County resident exposed to rabid cat undergoing treatment, rabies suspected in Norfolk

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:53am EDT

Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

Doctors say decision not to use untested Ebola drug on African doctor an 'impossible dilemma'

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:32am EDT

Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

Researchers are trying to identify the role of farms in algae linked to tainted drinking water

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:30am EDT

Jets all wet, accept Pats' Ice Bucket Challenge

Wet Jets end last practice in Cortland by getting doused as part of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:38pm EDT

Husband, wife turned to God when she got Ebola

Quarantined missionary says he hopes to be reunited soon with wife who contracted Ebola

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Drugmaker not ready to use Ebola drug in Africa

Canadian drugmaker Tekmira says not ready to make experimental Ebola drug available in Africa

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Panel urges 2nd pneumonia shot for older adults

Panel: People 65 and older should get a 2nd, different shot against pneumonia-causing bacteria

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:58pm EDT

FDA approves new sleeping drug from Merck

FDA approves new sleeping pill to treat insomnia patients who have trouble staying asleep

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:48pm EDT

Judge questions burdens for Texas abortion access

Texas abortion law trial ends with federal judge wondering how far is too far to get procedure

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

Ebola outbreak disrupts business and hurts local economy, but damage unlikely to be widespread

Monday - 08/11/2014, 11:36am EDT

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Bad bite: Doctors see surge of sudden meat allergies caused by ticks that are spreading in US

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:22am EDT

US doctor, aid worker appear to be improving

US doctor, aid worker with Ebola appear to be improving during treatment at Atlanta hospital

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:50am EDT

Liberians demand that govt picks up Ebola bodies

Riot police called to Liberian town amid protest over Ebola bodies left in street

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:40am EDT

Gaza's wounded: Living reminder of ravages of war

After dead are buried, Gaza's nearly 10,000 wounded are living reminder of ravages of war

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:34am EDT

VA chief makes 1st hospital visit amid scandal

New VA chief makes 1st hospital visit since taking over embattled agency, speaks in Phoenix

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:32am EDT

25 years ago, a different Ebola outbreak in Va.

25 years ago, Ebola outbreak near US capital introduced US to what had been an unknown disease

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 02:56pm EDT

US Ebola check means quarantine of missionaries

Public health officials to quarantine African missionaries returning to US to check for Ebola

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Saudi: Suspected Ebola victim did not have virus

Saudi Heath Ministry: US lab tests show deceased man tested for Ebola did not have the virus

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 12:10pm EDT

CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented

CDC director warns of magnitude of Ebola crisis in West Africa, says it can be controlled

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 11:30am EDT

A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

Airlines are taking precautions after Ebola outbreak; passengers should be alert but not worry

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 09:36am EDT

New VA secretary touts fixes to veterans group

New VA Secretary Robert McDonald says chance to fix agency is 'an opportunity we can't miss'

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 09:24pm EDT

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

The 2016 White House campaign checklist and who's doing what

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 08:43pm EDT

Lots of big NFL names hoping for big comebacks

NFL 2014: A year removed from lost seasons, big-name players aiming for big-time comebacks

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Lovebirds in Arizona died from parrot fever

20 lovebirds found dead in Scottsdale, Arizona, yard were infected with parrot fever

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Soaked for charity: Ice bucket challenges get cool

Soaked for charity: Ice bucket challenges getting popular online as way to raise charity funds

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 05:00pm EDT
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