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  • Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 12:49 pm
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new... Read more...
  • Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 12:38 pm
    DENVER (AP) -- Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.Now, the state's highest court is considering whether workers' off-duty use of medical marijuana is protected... Read more...
  • US Ebola labs, health equipment arrive in Liberia

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 10:31 am
    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- American mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and U.S. troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase... Read more...
  • Viagra ads target women for 1st time

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 9:37 am
    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... Read more...
  • Correction: Ebola story

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 7:25 am
    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- In a story Sept. 29 about the Ebola outbreak, The Associated Press reported erroneously that France promised another field hospital for Guinea and that it would send 25 more doctors.... Read more...
  • Johnson & Johnson buying Alios for $1.75B

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 7:06 am
    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- Johnson & Johnson is buying the biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. for about $1.75 billion.Alios is a privately held California-based company that focuses... Read more...
  • Andrea Martin on battling bulimia, flying trapeze

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 6:24 am
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Here's a tip for the next time you bump into Andrea Martin: Don't forget to spit out your gum.It turns out she suffers from misophonia -- the dislike of small, irritating common... Read more...
  • Falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 6:00 am
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A falcon in New Hampshire has undergone eye surgery to remove cataracts and has received new synthetic lenses.Banner, a 4-year-old falcon, lost its sight and hasn't been... Read more...
  • Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients

    Tuesday, Sep 30, 5:42 am
    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... Read more...
  • Cancer doctor given 10 years for poisoning lover

    Monday, Sep 29, 7:42 pm
    HOUSTON (AP) -- A jury on Monday sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting... Read more...
  • Autopsy shows Chiefs LB Belcher had CTE damage

    Monday, Sep 29, 7:36 pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy,... Read more...
  • Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test

    Monday, Sep 29, 5:55 pm
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Researchers from the National Cancer Institute want to know how many past and present cancer cases in New Mexico may be related to the U.S. government's test of the world's... Read more...
  • Firefighter sues over pregnancy-related sick days

    Monday, Sep 29, 5:20 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.Bridgeport... Read more...
  • Court-ordered anti-smoking ads challenged by firms

    Monday, Sep 29, 12:24 pm
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The nation's largest tobacco companies are challenging court-ordered advertisements requiring the cigarette makers to say they lied about the dangers of smoking.The so-called... Read more...
  • Marijuana industry makes political donations

    Monday, Sep 29, 9:48 am
    DENVER (AP) -- The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly... Read more...
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