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The Galveston County Daily News : Health

November 24, 2014

Health

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FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.

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Monday 11/24/2014
Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 11:00 am

DENVER (AP) — That's not mistletoe.

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Italian doctor with Ebola returning for treatment
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 10:02 am

MILAN (AP) — An Italian doctor who has been working in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is being transferred to Rome for treatment, the health ministry said Monday. It is Italy's first confirmed case of Ebola.

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Liberia free of Ebola by Christmas, says president
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 10:02 am

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25, a target some experts have described as highly ambitious.

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US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 6:01 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

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Sunday 11/23/2014
US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 2:00 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

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Health care M&A leads global deal surge
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:02 pm

In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.

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Saturday 11/22/2014
Utah midwife ordered to face trial in baby's death
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 10:00 pm

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A Cedar City midwife has been ordered to stand trial on a felony manslaughter charge in the 2012 death of a premature baby.

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Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 12:01 pm

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali on Saturday confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country.

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