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FDA study finds little evidence of antibiotics in milk
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms....

Report: Suicides by girls and young women continue to climb
NEW YORK (AP) -- The suicide rate for girls and young women in the U.S. continues to rise, at a pace far faster than for young males, health officials said Thursday....

States on edge about the future of health insurance markets
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MIAMI (AP) -- Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And a summer decision from the justices leaves little time for backup planning....





Kidney donation sets off chain of transplants at SF hospital
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A Sacramento woman's kidney donation to a stranger set off a series of organ swaps that resulted in five more sick people getting transplanted kidneys at a San Francisco hospital....

WHO to begin large-scale testing of Ebola vaccine in Guinea
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization will start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea on Saturday to see how effective it might be in preventing future outbreaks of the deadly virus....

Last Ebola patient is released in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Liberia released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year old teacher, from a treatment center on Thursday, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebola free....

Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two chances to attract one critical vote....

'Superbug' infections hit another Los Angeles hospital
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A second Los Angeles hospital is reporting that patients have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" linked to a type of widely used medical scope....

Children in Southern California breathing easier, study says
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. The Los Angeles area was a tough place to breathe several decades ago. Now a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region's youngest residents....

Mouse study finds extra oxygen may spur tumor-fighting cells
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in attacking cancer....