Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76
PITTSBURGH - A part-time shoe-shiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips to a Pittsburgh children's hospital has died. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center officials say...
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Health officials urge getting flu shots after 80,000 died of influenza last season
Officials are also trying to put the myth to bed that getting a flu shot can give you the flu.
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UN: Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergency
GENEVA - The World Health Organization says it is “deeply concerned” by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo but the situation does not yet warrant being declared a global...
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Attorney General Sued Insulin Makers, Alleging Price Gouging
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota's attorney general is going after three drug manufacturers who make insulin for people with diabetes, claiming the companies are gouging diabetics...
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AP Explains: Why Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is worrying
JOHANNESBURG - The World Health Organization is announcing on Wednesday whether Congo's latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus should be declared a global health emergency...
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Judge declines to reduce man's bond so he can get mental health help in sons' drownings
A judge declined to reduce a man's bond until he addressed his grief and mental health issues from his two sons drowning earlier this year in the Kankakee River. Eric Patillo...
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What to know about acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like illness that's affecting children
Five children in Maryland have contracted symptoms of an illness similar to polio this fall, according to state health officials. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Dr. Lauren Streicher talks women's health with us in Studio 2
Dr. Streicher has dedicated her career to women's health and trusts that if women are given good information, they will make good choices. What do hair dye, mammograms &...
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EPA puts off final decision on science transparency rule
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency says it is putting off for at least a year any final announcement on a controversial proposal overhauling how the agency...
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UN agencies urge end to ‘virginity tests' in some countries
GENEVA - U.N. agencies are calling for an end to the practice in some countries of determining whether a girl or woman is a virgin through gynecological tests. The World Health...
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12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...
"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football."
Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab...
Zainab's death triggered rioting in Pakistan and was reported throughout the world. Her murderer, Mohammad Imran, was reportedly hanged in the presence of Zainab's father.
Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace
Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system.
AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians
CLEVELAND - Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person next to Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series...
Dodgers beat Brewers 2-1 in 13 innings to even series at 2-2
In the bottom of the 13th, the Los Angles Dodgers scored to break a 1-1 tie and even the series with the Milwaukee Brewers at 2-2.
GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - In ads and speeches, Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with a single message: Her Republican challenger wants to end...
Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot
Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the day that the country has legalized...
Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS
The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros.
New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families
HOUSTON - The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children. It's a lucrative...
Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania
The first lady said there are few things harder than seeing a newborn suffering from opioid withdrawal, and she wants to shine a light on the issue.