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AP News - Sep 24, 2015 8:49 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Shakira, a longtime promoter of early childhood development and education, says being a mother has given her an even stronger connection to the issue.The Grammy-winning performer and her soccer pro-partner Gerard Pique are the pa ...more

AP News - Sep 24, 2015 6:23 PM

WALLER, Texas (AP) — A.J. Foyt has had knee replacement surgery in his right leg.The new knee he received Wednesday replaces the antibiotic-infused cement spacer he received last month as doctors battled a staph infection Foyt developed in July. ...more

AP News - Sep 22, 2015 3:33 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis at some point in their lives, a blind spot in modern medicine that can have devastating consequences, says a new report that calls for urgent changes across health ca ...more

AP News - Sep 22, 2015 12:53 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs CEO and Chairman Lloyd Blankfein has a form of lymphoma, but says that it is "highly curable."Blankfein wrote on the firm's website Tuesday that he underwent a series of tests after not feeling well for several week ...more

AP News - Sep 22, 2015 11:57 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it's getting harder to sign up those remaining uninsured under the president's health care law.Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on Tuesday gave three reasons why the 2016 sign-up ...more

AP News - Sep 21, 2015 5:58 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal medical experts will take a closer look at a host of problems reported with the birth control implant called Essure, including chronic pain, bleeding, headaches and allergic reactions.The Food and Drug Administration on ...more

AP News - Sep 21, 2015 12:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — New government data shows that in most states, the rate of adult obesity is not moving.Results from a telephone survey show obesity rates stayed about the same in 45 states last year. There were small increases in Kansas, Minneso ...more

AP News - Sep 20, 2015 11:44 PM

The Latest from NFL stadiums around the country on the second Sunday of the season (all times EDT):11:32 p.m.Seattle linebacker K.J. Wright has been ejected in the fourth quarter of the Seahawks' game against the Green Bay Packers on Sund ...more

AP News - Sep 18, 2015 4:54 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Travelers entering the U.S. from Liberia will no longer be screened for Ebola.U.S. officials said Friday that the screening will end Monday for passengers from Liberia. But the screening and monitoring will continue for travelers ...more

AP News - Sep 18, 2015 3:48 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Give flu vaccine another chance: This year's version got a recipe change that should make it more effective after last winter's misery from a nasty surprise strain of virus.Don't let a fear of needles stop you. Beyond the tradi ...more