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Study: Europeans to suffer more ragweed with global warming

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says....

Peeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking....

Ohio bill would allow patients to get STD meds for partners
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A bill in Ohio seeks to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases by allowing doctors to prescribe medication to their patients' partners without examining them....





'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans - not White House officials - who have been talking about damage control....

German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets
BERLIN (AP) -- A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday....

Skimpy insurance seen by Democrats as next health care issue
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections....

Countries approve plan for $100M health emergency fund
BERLIN (AP) -- Diplomats have approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies....

Study: Severe vision loss is most common in the South
NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials say bad eyesight in the U.S. is most common in the South....

Senate tweaks veterans health law to boost specialized care
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Veterans would get specialized medical care from private doctors more easily under a bill the Senate approved Friday....

Guinea families transport bodies in public taxis
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses upright between other passengers to skirt health controls and contributing to the spread of the deadly disease here, authorities said....

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