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Health-care fears loom large in gay marriage cases

When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to an emergency room immediately.

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The Japanese anti-influenza tablets fabipiravir-- Japan said Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 it is ready to provide them as a potential treatment for Ebola. (AP Photo/Fujifilm Holdings Corp.)
The Japanese anti-influenza tablets fabipiravir-- Japan said Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 it is ready to provide them as a potential treatment for Ebola. (AP Photo/Fujifilm Holdings Corp.)
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Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan said Monday it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak.

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CDC Director Thomas Frieden
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CDC director to visit Ebola outbreak countries

A top U.S. health official plans to travel to West Africa to see firsthand how the Ebola outbreak is unfolding.

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Report: New Jersey making progressing against cancer

New Jersey is making strides in the fight against cancer but there is still a great deal of work to be done, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, which found that three-quarters of all states are falling short.

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Survey: Parents can do more to stop drug abuse

A new survey suggests New Jersey parents see a link between the abuse of prescription drugs and heroin, but most don't realize the problem can start in their own homes.

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Arkansas guard Brey Cook (74) wears a Riddell SpeedFlex helmet during a preseason NCAA college football practice in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson, File)
Arkansas guard Brey Cook (74) wears a Riddell SpeedFlex helmet during a preseason NCAA college football practice in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson, File)
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Teams test out a new football helmet, but does it work?

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called the SpeedFlex that is supposed to be the latest in head protection.

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A cook prepares "ramyeon" instant noodles for Han Seung-youn, left, during an interview at a ramyeon restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.
A cook prepares "ramyeon" instant noodles for Han Seung-youn, left, during an interview at a ramyeon restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon )
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Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards.

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2 American Ebola patients discharged from hospital

Two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, where the scene Thursday was festive and celebratory -- a stark contrast to the sterile, rushed atmosphere that marked their arrival nearly three weeks ago.

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Phasing in bedtimes for back-to-school readiness

Any sleep structure that was embedded in our children during last school year was most likely thrown out the window this summer.

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Christie: University merger aiding pharmaceutical industry

When Rutgers University officially merged with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey last summer, it brought all medical, nursing and dental schools under the Rutgers umbrella.

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