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The Galveston County Daily News : Health

July 26, 2014

Health

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Nigeria to screen airline travelers for Ebola

ABUJA (AP) — Nigerian officials say they are screening passengers arriving from foreign countries for symptoms of Ebola, after a traveler from Liberia died of the contagious disease in Lagos.

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Saturday 07/26/2014
Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 6:01 am

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Friday 07/25/2014
Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 11:00 pm

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 11:00 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

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Ebola outbreak spreads to 4th West African country
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 10:00 pm

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vomited aboard an airplane to Nigeria and then died there, officials said Friday.

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Correction: Rural Investment Dollars story
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 7:05 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 24 about a new rural investment fund announced by the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Colorado-based CoBank is donating $10 billion to a fund for rural investment projects. The bank is making the money available for loans.

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W.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor's license within a decade.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 12:07 am

MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.

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Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 10:00 pm

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who has refused treatment and may be contagious, putting those around him at risk.

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