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Ebola health workers spray disinfectant on a road near the home of a 17-year-old boy that died from the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh)

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

Associated Press

An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.

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5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood

- Associated Press

Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.

Board: Acupuncturist negligent in giving bee sting therapy

Associated Press

An acupuncturist in Southern California could have his medical license suspended by state regulators who claim he used bee stings to treat patients and didn't have an allergic reaction kit in his office.

A month in, medical marijuana yields mixed results

- Associated Press

Patrick McClellan's first batch of medical marijuana, via vaporizer, worked like a charm, curbing the pain and muscle spasms that come with his muscular dystrophy and supplanting a combination of prescription medications that doctors say could kill him.

Community-sponsored agriculture produces satisfied customers

- Associated Press

"You know the worst part about this?" Pam McDevitt joked last Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. "The pressure to use up all this" - she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes - "before Sunday!"

Dothan woman and her 2 sisters reunite for the first time

- Associated Press

A sea of smiling faces made Barbara Colandrea and Carol Utecht feel more than welcome as they greeted their older sister and her family for the first time at the Dothan airport recently.