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FILE – This file photo shows the tip of an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) duodenoscope. (AP Photo/U.S. Food and Drug Administration, File)
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Maker of tainted medical scopes issues new cleaning guide

The maker of medical scopes that have been linked to two recent "superbug" outbreaks at California hospitals has issued new cleaning instructions for the devices, amid scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and medical professionals.

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New York's Bellevue Hospital Prepares For Possible Ebola Cases
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American who contracted Ebola improves, in serious condition

Doctors say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit has improved to serious condition at the National Institutes of Health.

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Diet Coke bottles (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot

Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.

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‘Vaping’ – New Jersey shops cash in on smokeless alternative

Smurf's Blood, Unicorn Milk and The Beez Kneez are just a small sample of the flavors that have been attracting users of all ages to the world of e-cigarettes.

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Amy's Garden Vegetable Lasagne is among the items in the recall.
Amy's Garden Vegetable Lasagne is among the items in the recall.
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Amy’s Kitchen, Wegmans recalling organic products over listeria fears

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns.

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Ebola
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Ebola takes worst toll on babies, other young kids, study says

Ebola has taken its greatest toll on babies. About 90 percent of children under age 1 who caught the virus in West Africa died from it, the first large study of the epidemic's impact on children suggests.

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AIDS Awareness Red Ribbon (Photodisc, Getty Images)
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Indiana to declare public health emergency over HIV outbreak

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is preparing to declare a public health emergency in a county that's at the epicenter of an HIV outbreak tied to intravenous drug use.

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Obama ready to sign bill revamping Medicare doctor fees

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep cuts in Medicare reimbursements and bolstering health programs for children and the poor as Senate Democrats seemed to soften their opposition to the package.

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Hunterdon ranked as New Jersey’s healthiest county

Hunterdon County is considered New Jersey's healthiest county and Cumberland County the least healthy in a survey released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington in 2010
President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington in 2010 (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama’s law – CDC

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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