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$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease...full story
updated 2014-07-29 03:01 PM
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$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 PM

Jets' Aboushi helped create 185 smiles in Sudan
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.
Associated Press

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) -- Oday Aboushi gently placed the young boy on the hospital room bed, and quickly stepped aside. The child's mother broke down at....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says
By MIKE STOBBE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe President Obama is on to something with his fondness for fist....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare
By KRISTA LARSON and MARIA CHENG
Associated Press

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US
By MIKE STOBBE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the....Fullstory

2014-07-29 06:01 AM

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice
By LINDSEY TANNER
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the leading U.S.....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa 5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- There has been panic and fear about the deadly Ebola disease spreading ever since Nigerian health officials reported Friday that a....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Doctor: Injection lines placed correctly in inmate Doctor: Injection lines placed correctly in inmate

Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- Intravenous lines were placed correctly during the execution of an Arizona inmate whose death with lethal drugs took more than 90 minutes,....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

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