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    CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce

    YUMA, Ariz. (AP) The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.The CDC said Friday that consumers are being advised to avoid whole heads...

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  • Entertainment

    '60 Minutes' report details progression of Alzheimer's

    NEW YORK (AP) Filmed over 10 years, a "60 Minutes" report this weekend shows in startling detail the progression that Alzheimer's disease takes on a patient.CBS medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook began interviewing Mike and Carol Daly of...

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  • News

    Boy who has autism builds model of Titanic out of Legos

    PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) A 26-foot-long (8 meter) model of the Titanic made out of 56,000 Legos built by a boy in Iceland who has autism can now be seen in the U.S.The model of the ocean liner is on display through 2020 at the Titanic Museum...

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  • News

    Deputies: Pair brought gun to ultrasound school

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) Sheriff's deputies in Florida stopped a man and woman from entering a technical college after someone called warning that the pair wanted to "take over the school by force."Administrative director Greg Davis says the...

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  • Business

    'Pharma Bro' arrives at low-security federal prison

    FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.Martin Shkreli was moved Tuesday from the Brooklyn Metropolitan...

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  • Oddities

    California tortoise with cracked shell gets $4,000 repair

    SAN DIEGO (AP) A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it.San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says...

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  • Disease outbreaks

    Hepatitis A outbreak reported in 2 West Virginia counties

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) A health department spokesman in West Virginia says more than 20 cases of acute Hepatitis A have been confirmed in Kanawha and Putnam counties since January.The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department says in a news release...

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  • Business

    Correction: Sexual Misconduct-Doctors story

    WASHINGTON (AP) In a story sent April 16 about sexual misconduct by doctors, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a health services researcher with nonprofit advocacy organization Public Citizen. Her name is Azza AbuDagga, not Azza...

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  • News

    Brain science institute at Brown receives $100M gift

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Brown University's brain science institute has been given $100 million to advance the understanding of the brain and what causes Lou Gehrig's Disease, Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.The Ivy League...

    By Jennifer Mcdermott, Associated Press|

  • News

    APNewsBreak: Illinois youth tackle football ban dead for now

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the measure aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma lacks the...

    By John O'connor, AP Political Writer|

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