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    FDA OKs 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer; 1st for adults

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) U.S. regulators have approved a second gene therapy for blood cancer.The one-time treatment is for aggressive lymphoma in adults.The Food and Drug Administration approved sales of the therapy from Kite Pharma on Wednesday.The...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

  • Business

    States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by Trump

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Top government lawyers representing 19 U.S. states on Wednesday asked a federal judge in California to force the administration of President Donald Trump to make health care subsidy payments that Trump abruptly cut off...

    By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis

    DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touched scores of families, including that of Columbus mother Jacqueline Lewis, who said...

    By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press|

  • News

    Man sentenced for beating wife after dreaming she cheated

    EYNON, Pa. (AP) A Pennsylvania man who dreamed his wife was cheating on him and then woke up and tried to strangle her has been sentenced to six to 12 years in prison.WNEP-TV reports Conrad Rudalavage, of Eynon, pleaded guilty to aggravated...

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  • Accidents and disasters

    California investigates fire evacuation at senior care home

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California regulators are investigating the evacuations of two assisted living homes for seniors that were damaged when a wind-driven wildfire swept through California wine country.A spokesman for the California...

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  • Business

    Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday that vacated a $72 million award to an Alabama woman who claimed her use of Johnson & Johnson products that contained talcum contributed to her ovarian cancer has thrown the fate of...

    By Margaret Stafford, Associated Press|

  • Business

    The Latest: Appeals court tosses award in talcum powder case

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Latest on Missouri appeals court ruling that vacated a $72 million award in an Alabama's woman's lawsuit that claimed talcum powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to her cancer. (all times local):1...

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  • News

    Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self

    WEEPING WATER, Neb. (AP) Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors.Cass County sheriff's deputies charged...

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  • News

    Attorney: Convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison.Curtis Fallgatter wrote in a court filing on Monday that Stephen Donaldson Sr. doesn't have...

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  • News

    Penn State fraternity faces underage drinking charges

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) A fraternity at Penn State University is facing charges of furnishing liquor to minors after two underage women were hospitalized for alcohol poisoning.Court records show Alpha Chi Rho is facing charges after allegedly...

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