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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 01:41 AM EDT

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law, The Associated Press reported.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 11:57 AM EDT

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of four varieties of its regular American Singles cheese product. The recalled products have a "Best if Used By" date of Feb. 20, 2015, and Feb. 21, 2015. Kraft...

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 08:25 AM EDT

West Nile Virus Detected in Maryland Resident

West Nile Virus Detected in Maryland Resident

An adult who lives in the national capital region is infected, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 06:36 PM EDT

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

One infected person likely started the Ebola outbreak that is devastating West Africa, a new genetic analysis suggests.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 05:41 PM EDT

Ebola Testing to Begin Next Week at NIH in Bethesda

Ebola Testing to Begin Next Week at NIH in Bethesda

Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 08:27 AM EDT

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

A rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana, putting a community on edge.

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