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  • CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network
    CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

    First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sell smokes.

  • Spanish woman free of Ebola, final tests show
    Spanish woman free of Ebola, final tests show

    MADRID (AP) — Conclusive tests show a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is cured of the virus, doctors said Tuesday, signaling a huge step forward in her 15-day battle for survival.

  • CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
    CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

    ATLANTA (AP) — The government announced Tuesday that everyone traveling to the United States from Ebola-afflicted African nations will have to be screened at one of five airports, as officials took to the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers who might be at isk of contracting the disease.

  • WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January
    WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

    GENEVA (AP) — Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.

  • CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
    CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

    ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

  • New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage
    New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage

    Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two Dallas nurses became infected with the virus while cring for an Ebola patient.

  • GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away
    GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.

  • Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats
    Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

  • NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues
    NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues

    NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.

  • In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama
    In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

    CHICAGO (AP) — They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply.

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