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How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

- Associated Press

The Associated Press-GfK poll on Ebola was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It is based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

Pharmacy students giving free flu shots

Associated Press

College of Pharmacy students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are giving free flu shots to homeless people who participate in a community outreach program in Memphis.

Oklahoma State researcher awarded $3M grant

Associated Press

The National Institutes of Health has awarded an Oklahoma State University professor a $3 million grant to conduct research that might offer parents more help soon after they learn their child has cancer.

HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

- Associated Press

HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long enrollment queues this year.

Purdue getting regional nutrition/obesity center

Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has chosen Purdue University to be the site of one of four regional centers for research into nutrition education and obesity prevention.

In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 photo, Italian plastic surgeon Roberto Viel gives Italian Irina Tzoneva, a 41-year-old restaurant manager, a treatment at London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Dubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub

- Associated Press

Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years.

Senior Airman Laura Quick places a mask over her face on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014, during an infectious disease training exercise for the Ebola virus on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Medical specialists on base perform the exercise with a different disease each year. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily News, Nick Tomecek)

AP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola

- Associated Press

Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

Autism Center to show off new facility

- Associated Press

The Autism Center of North Mississippi didn't have to move far to make room for its growing services.

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Associated Press

Senate Democrats on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes and her bid to oust Republican Mitch McConnell.

Australia weighs US request for Ebola Africa team

- Associated Press

Australia's prime minister said Thursday he was considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola, but that priority remains responding to an outbreak in the Asia-Pacific region.

Schumacher's doctor sees progress after injury

Associated Press

A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years.

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Associated Press

An employee of a Minnesota slaughterhouse faces federal charges accusing her of arranging false identifications this year for at least a dozen people, including a 14-year-old Guatemalan girl who allegedly flew unaccompanied to the United States and paid $150 for a fake state-issued ID card.

FILE - In this August 2013 file photo is American video journalist Ashoka Mukpo at an iron ore mining camp in Bong County, Liberia. Hospital officials in Omaha, Neb., where Mukop was treated for the Ebola virus he contracted while working in Liberia, said Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, that he has recovered and left the hospital. (AP Photo/The Providence Journal, Philip Marcelo) MANDATORY CREDIT. RHODE ISLAND OUT. NO SALES.

US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery

- Associated Press

An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.