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AP Top Health News At 8:07 a.m. EDT

5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers....

Head of CDC in Sierra Leone as concerns grow from new case
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is in Sierra Leone for consultations on Ebola and the country's health system as new concerns grow about how many people may have been infected by a single case in the Tonkolili District....

Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out....





Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition," two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures from the campaign of the Democratic presidential candidate....

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
LONDON (AP) -- An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday....

Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) -- At age 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade doctor who put her in a Coney Island sideshow when she was just days old....

Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California....

UN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa
LONDON (AP) -- The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization as efforts to contain the deadly virus continue....

1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) -- Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno....

Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president," her physician declared Friday - just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day....