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President Barack Obama meets with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, to discuss the ongoing response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa and Liberia's recovery from the deadly virus.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama meets Liberian president, cheers win against Ebola

- The Washington Times

President Obama on Friday hosted Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office, praising her leadership in successfully combating the Ebola outbreak and vowing that the U.S. would keep fighting the deadly disease elsewhere in West African.

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Oregon considers banning most vaccine exemptions

- Associated Press

Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated and she gets shots herself. But she doesn't like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized.

Oregon considers bill banning most vaccine exemptions

- Associated Press

Parents who want to maintain the right to refuse vaccinations for their children are mounting a strong fight against an Oregon bill that takes aim at the state's highest-in-the-nation rate of non-medical vaccine exemptions.

Medicaid fight may cost Florida $1 billion federal grant

- Associated Press

Florida is scheduled to lose $1 billion in federal health funds at the end of June, a hole in the state budget the Legislature must fill in its upcoming session if a settlement isn't reached between the administrations of Gov. Rick Scott and President Barack Obama.

NY legislators approve delay in electronic prescriptions

Associated Press

New York legislators have voted to postpone until next year the deadline for doctors to issue only electronic drug prescriptions, saying many still lack the required federal approval to do that for painkillers and other addictive drugs on the government list of controlled substances.

President Barack Obama meets with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, to discuss the ongoing response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa and Liberia's recovery from the deadly virus.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama, Liberian President Sirleaf discuss Ebola recovery

- Associated Press

President Barack Obama said Friday that the world has made "extraordinary strides in driving back Ebola" because of the efforts of the U.S., Liberia and other partners but both he and Liberia's leader said more must be done to combat the disease.

Audience members look on at a tribal marijuana conference for tribal governments considering whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal, agricultural, or recreational use, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tulalip, Wash. Representatives of 75 American Indian tribes from 35 states gathered to discuss what might be the next big financial boon on reservations across the country: marijuana. Tribes have been exploring the idea of getting into the pot business since the Obama administration announced in December it wouldn't stand in their way. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

- Associated Press

The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution - if not silence or opposition - from many tribes.

FILE - In this April 27, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Kimmo Timonen reacts during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers in New York. Hockey's history with blood clots, in players' legs (deep vein thrombosis) and lungs (pulmonary embolism), goes back 80 years. Timonen is on the verge of returning after his own diagnosis over the summer at home in Finland. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

NHL players getting an education about blood clots

Associated Press

The doctor told Tomas Fleischmann he might never play hockey again. Blood clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life.

Agency tackles how to regulate pot used in different ways

- Associated Press

The agency in charge of implementing Oregon's legal marijuana program said Friday that medical and recreational pot should be subject to the same tracking and testing systems if they're to be sold in the same retail outlets.

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at the annual Building a Healthier Future 2015 summit in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

First lady: US experiencing food 'culture change'

- Associated Press

Michelle Obama said Thursday that the U.S. has undergone a "culture change" in the five years since she started raising awareness about childhood obesity. But as she celebrated achievements on multiple fronts, the first lady also warned that the progress that's been made is "incredibly fragile."