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FDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatment

- Associated Press

Patients with chronic hepatitis C have a new option for treating the liver-damaging virus, with the approval of a combination treatment developed by AbbVie.

Patients return to Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

- Associated Press

The Dallas hospital where a man died of Ebola and two nurses were infected with the disease said Friday that its revenues have returned to what they were before the crisis and patient flow is almost there.

Jury rules for Indiana woman in firing over IVF

Associated Press

A federal jury ruled Friday that a northern Indiana Roman Catholic diocese discriminated against a former teacher in one of its schools by firing her after church officials learned she was trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization.

Recalls this week: Bean bag chairs, toy monkeys

- Associated Press

Bean bag chairs that can trap kids are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include a toy monkey that sings and stress balls.

FDA OKs Cubist antibiotic for serious infections

- Associated Press

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine to fight complex infections in the abdomen and urinary tract, the fourth antibiotic the agency has approved since May.

Study: Removing clot helps limit stroke disability

- Associated Press

For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a standard clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke sufferer would end up seriously disabled.

A fresh setback for efforts to cure HIV infection

- Associated Press

Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as "the Berlin patient" have failed, and all six patients died.