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The Galveston County Daily News : Health

December 18, 2014

Health

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Correction: Meningitis Outbreak story

BOSTON (AP) — In a story Dec. 17 about arrests in a deadly meningitis outbreak, The Associated Press erroneously reported Stuart Delery's title. He is the acting associate attorney general, not an assistant U.S. attorney.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Report: Radiation leak at nuclear dump was small
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 3:03 pm

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A final report by independent researchers shows the radiation leak from the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico was small and localized.

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Ebola: 11th Sierra Leone doctor dies; fire destroys supplies
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 3:03 pm

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said.

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Irish face new abortion row over brain-dead woman
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 1:02 pm

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland is debating its ban on abortion again as doctors keep a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support, awaiting a judge's verdict on what do to with the living fetus.

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Cambodian villagers angry over HIV outbreak
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 12:03 pm

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's prime minister appealed Thursday to villagers in northwestern Cambodia not to lynch an unlicensed medical practitioner who they suspect caused more than 100 people to become infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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European court rules obesity can be a disability
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 12:03 pm

LONDON (AP) — Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday — a decision that could have widespread consequences across the 28-nation bloc for the way in which employers deal with severely overweight staff.

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AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 4:02 pm

BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
Correction: Brain Injury Program-NFL story
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 9:00 pm

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In a story Dec. 16 about the Eisenhower Center, The Associated Press, based on information from the center, reported erroneously that it will be the primary facility used by the NFL Players Association for treating brain injuries and other neurological issues through the After the Impact program. According to the NFLPA, the center is one of the facilities the group uses to treat a number of health-related issues.

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Supplement maker admits lying about ingredients
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 9:00 pm

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the owner and president of a dietary supplement company has admitted his role in the sale of diluted and adulterated dietary ingredients and supplements sold by his company.

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