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The Galveston County Daily News : Health

September 30, 2014


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Psych hospital won't treat school stabbing suspect

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school.

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Tuesday 09/30/2014
Colorado high court considers pot firing case
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 2:02 pm

DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.

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Johnson & Johnson buying Alios for $1.75B
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 11:00 am

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is buying the biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. for about $1.75 billion.

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Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 2:02 pm

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives.

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US Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 2:02 pm

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease.

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Viagra ads target women for 1st time
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 2:02 pm

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.

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Gov't to reveal drug company payments to doctors
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 4:00 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to shine a light on potential ethical conflicts in medicine, the Obama administration is releasing data on drug company payments to tens of thousands of individual doctors.

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Monday 09/29/2014
Firefighter sues over pregnancy-related sick days
Updated: September 29, 2014 - 10:02 pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut firefighter says in a federal civil rights lawsuit that she was unfairly disciplined by a city fire department and forced to take unpaid leave because she was pregnant.

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UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana
Updated: September 29, 2014 - 8:01 pm

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate international aid to assist West Africa to combat the accelerating crisis.

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