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  • Spokeswoman for Duncan family says they may sue Dallas hospital

    WASHINGTON � A spokeswoman for Thomas Eric Duncan's family said Friday they may sue Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas for its treatment of Duncan, who died of Ebola on Wednesday. Saymendy Lloyd also said that Duncan's 19-year-old son,...
  • Cindy Omidi convicted of violating laws to prevent money laundering

    Cindy Omidi convicted of violating laws to prevent money laundering
    The mother of two brothers behind the now-defunct 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign was convicted Friday of violating laws designed to prevent money laundering. Jurors reached their verdict after listening to three days of testimony this week before U.S....
  • Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea

    Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea
    The next time you go out for cheeseburgers and fries or pepperoni pizza, you might want to consider washing it down with a glass of grapefruit juice. A new study from UC Berkeley researchers found that mice who drank their fill of sweetened grapefruit...
  • Peter Thiel wields political influence on GOP

    SAN FRANCISCO Peter Thiel has built and funded some of the most successful Silicon Valley startups, but the influence he wields in politics may be the cornerstone of his next legacy. Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and billionaire tech investor, has become...
  • Endo says Auxilium Pharmaceuticals has agreed to $2.6B purchase

    PHILADELPHIA Drugmaker Endo International P.L.C, run largely from Malvern, Pa., but incorporated in Ireland, said Thursday that it has convinced directors of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, a Chesterbrook, Pa.-based maker of testosterone-replacement...
  • GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday

    GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday
    WILLIAMSBURG – GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie said Wednesday that he'll roll out his long-promised health plan on Friday, and he previewed the plan during a lunchtime speech to the local Kiwanis Club. He said it would preserve tax credits that...
  • Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease

    Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease
    Felicia Coen has been married to her husband, Alvin, for 53 years. Yet every day that passes, she feels like she's losing the love of her life. Alvin Coen, a three-time mayor of Huntington Beach and a local lawyer, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease...
  • Trial begins in Omidi money order case

    Trial begins in Omidi money order case
    A federal criminal trial got underway Tuesday against a member of the Omidi family whose sons were behind the controversial and now-defunct 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign. On trial is Cindy Omidi, 65, who is accused of violating federal anti-money...
  • U.S. doctor was treated with experimental Ebola drug TKM-Ebola

    U.S. doctor was treated with experimental Ebola drug TKM-Ebola
    An American doctor who is recovering from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital got an experimental Canadian drug as part of his treatment, hospital officials disclosed this week. Dr. Rick Sacra started receiving TKM-Ebola, manufactured by Canadian drug firmĀ ...
  • CDC considers tougher air passenger screening to combat Ebola

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking at tougher screening for travelers entering the U.S., including checking for fever and requiring a questionnaire, as a way to combat the spread of infectious diseases such as Ebola, the head of the...
  • Texas Ebola patient still critical, now receiving experimental drug

    A Liberian man being treated for Ebola in a Dallas hospital is still in critical condition, but is now receiving an experimental treatment. Thomas Eric Duncan has been in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital since Sept. 28, after he came down...