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August 25, 2014

VA says no proof delays in care caused vets to die

AP Health News - Fetched: August 25th, 2014, 7:00pm EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix....

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NFL, FIFA join forces to evaluate concussions

AP Health News - Fetched: August 25th, 2014, 7:00pm EDT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Medical officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together to look into better ways to identify, manage and treat concussions....

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Liberia: Doctor given experimental Ebola drug dies

AP Health News - Fetched: August 25th, 2014, 9:00am EDT
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- A Liberian doctor who was among three Africans to receive an experimental Ebola drug has died, the country's information minister said Monday....

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Health-care fears loom large in gay marriage cases

AP Health News - Fetched: August 25th, 2014, 1:00am EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to an emergency room immediately....

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Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

AP Health News - Fetched: August 25th, 2014, 1:00am EDT
The American Heart Association's first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society has no formal policy but quietly took a similar stance in May....

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Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

AP Health News - Fetched: August 25th, 2014, 1:00am EDT
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens....

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