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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has long faced United States sanctions over his government's human rights abuses, but the World Health Organization new director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus is making the longtime African leader a "goodwill ambassador" Friday Oct. 20, 2017.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' postWHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe's 'goodwill ambassador' post after shock, condemnation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson's baby powder is displayed in San Francisco. A judge on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company's request for a new trial, saying there were errors and jury misconduct in the previous trial that ended with the award two months ago. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & JohnsonA Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene
The Associated Press16 hours ago
This image provided by GlaxoSmithKline shows the company's Shingrix vaccine. On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration approved the vaccine to prevent painful shingles in people aged 50 or older. Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said the approval came Friday from the Food and Drug Administration. It will be the second vaccine for shingles, which is caused by the chickenpox virus. Merck has sold a shingles vaccine for about a decade. (GlaxoSmithKline via AP)
FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virusUS regulators approve a new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles caused by the chickenpox virus
The Associated Press1 day ago
Officials: Jambalaya at fundraiser sickens more than 100Louisiana's health department says salmonella from the chicken and sausage jambalaya at a softball team's fundraiser may have killed one person and apparently has made more than 100 people ill
The Associated Press1 day ago
Women say they were branded, traumatized by group's doctorsWomen say they were branded and traumatized by doctors in a secretive New York group, and state officials say they'll review why authorities didn't act sooner on the women's reports
The Associated Press1 day ago
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., makes a call as senators arrive for votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Top Dems nix White House demands to alter health care dealTop Senate Democrats are rejecting White House demands to change the bipartisan compromise aimed at steadying unsettled insurance markets
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves  federal court after attending the first day of his trial in Boston. Closing arguments are expected Thursday, Oct. 19. Chin is charged with second-degree murder and other crimes under federal racketeering law for his role in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds of others. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Prosecutor: Pharmacist in meningitis case gambled with livesA federal prosecutor says a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms but chose to do nothing
The Associated Press1 day ago
Morning smog envelops the skyline in Mumbai, India, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people and costing the world $4.6 trillion a year, a toll exceeding that of wars, smoking, hunger or natural disasters, according to a study released Thursday in The Lancet medical journal. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillionEnvironmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people and costing the world $4.6 trillion a year, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has long faced United States sanctions over his government's human rights abuses, but the World Health Organization new director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus is making the longtime African leader a "goodwill ambassador" Friday Oct. 20, 2017.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
WHO chief selects Zimbabwe's Mugabe as 'goodwill ambassador'World Health Organization's chief selects Zimbabwe's Mugabe as 'goodwill ambassador'
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ibrahima Soce Fall, Regional Emergency Director for Africa, of the World Health Organization, WHO, speaks during a press conference, about the Update on the plague situation in Madagascar, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
94 deaths from plague in Madagascar, UN health agency says94 deaths from plague in Madagascar, World Health Organization says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Delhi's landmark India Gate, a war memorial, is seen engulfed in morning smog a day after Diwali festival, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 - about 9 million - could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to a major study released Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in The Lancet medical journal. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality ratesCountries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates: study
The Associated Press1 day ago
Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoilGallup-Sharecare survey: Uninsured rate rises to about 12.3 percent of US adults amid "Obamacare" turmoil
The Associated Press1 day ago
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