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    Nasty flu season showing signs of winding down in US

    NEW YORK (AP) Could this nasty flu season finally be winding down?U.S. health officials on Friday said fewer visits to the doctor last week 1 out of 16 were for fever, cough and other flu symptoms than during the previous two weeks. The...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

  • Health

    The Latest: Health authorities say 3 men may have overdosed

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Latest on three men found dead on San Francisco street (all times local):4:15 p.m.San Francisco's public health department says the overnight deaths of three men found on a city street were likely drug-related.The bodies...

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  • News

    WVU team to study brain implant's ability to treat addiction

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) A group of researchers at West Virginia University plans to study how a brain implant could affect opioid cravings for people with substance use disorder.The Register-Herald reports that neuroscientist Dr. Ali Rezai is...

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  • Business

    Federal food safety agency recalls Fareway chicken salad

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The federal government issued a recall of chicken salad made by an Iowa processing company and distributed by Fareway Stores which has now sickened more than 100 people in five states and prompted lawsuits in Illinois,...

    By David Pitt, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Court: Kansas can't cut Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Kansas can't cut Medicaid funds to a Planned Parenthood affiliate over videos anti-abortion activists secretly recorded in 2015, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision leaves in...

    By Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press|

  • News

    The Latest: Police identify man who took poison during chase

    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on a rape suspect who killed himself during a California freeway chase (all times local):2:45 p.m.Police have identified a rape suspect who poisoned himself during a California freeway chase.Los Angeles police...

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  • Accidents and disasters

    The Latest: Police: Man drank cyanide during freeway chase

    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on a rape suspect who killed himself during a California freeway chase (all times local):2:20 p.m.The California Highway Patrol says a rape suspect who killed himself during a freeway chase drank cyanide.Officer...

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  • Accidents and disasters

    The Latest: Police: Man drank cyanide during freeway chase

    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on a rape suspect who killed himself during a California freeway chase (all times local):2:20 p.m.The California Highway Patrol says a rape suspect who killed himself during a freeway chase drank cyanide.Officer...

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  • Business

    US panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

    NEW YORK (AP) A federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Feds: Pharmacy worker took opioids meant for terminally ill

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) A one-time pharmacy worker who pleaded guilty to taking opioid painkillers that were meant for terminally ill patients is going to prison.U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor sentenced 30-year-old Johnathan William Click...

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