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  • Excerpts from conflicting health law rulings

    By Associated Press

    Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law. Published July 22, 2014

  • Gophers: Buggs working way back from knee surgery

    By Associated Press

    Minnesota sophomore forward Charles Buggs has spent his summer rehabilitating from minor right knee surgery. Published July 22, 2014

  • 7 ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal

    By Associated Press

    Seven former professional football players have filed a court challenge to a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million. Published July 22, 2014

  • Georgia man pleads guilty to faking allergy tests

    By Associated Press

    The owner of a laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of patients' blood tests for food and environmental allergies. Published July 22, 2014

  • Undercover probe finds health law failings

    By Associated Press

    Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to testimony to be delivered Wednesday. Published July 22, 2014

  • E. coli sickens 2 dozen on Minnesota reservation

    By Associated Press

    State health officials are investigating an outbreak of about two dozen suspected cases of E. coli on a Chippewa reservation in northeastern Minnesota. Published July 22, 2014

  • West Nile virus found in Jefferson County

    By Associated Press

    Jefferson County health officials say they've identified their first case of West Nile virus in a mosquito this season. Published July 22, 2014

  • Study: 1 in 4 Oklahoma kids live in poverty

    By Associated Press

    Nearly 1 in 4 Oklahoma children live in poverty and the number of children living in high-poverty areas has more than doubled since 2000, according to a national study released Tuesday. Published July 22, 2014

  • Study: Nearly 1 in 3 Arkansas kids live in poverty

    By Associated Press

    Nearly three out of 10 kids are living in poverty in Arkansas, but the number of children without health insurance has gone down, according to a national study released Tuesday that shows how children fare in each state. Published July 22, 2014

  • HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses. Published July 22, 2014

  • Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

    By Associated Press

    President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed. Published July 22, 2014

  • Health officials crack down on Medicaid marketing

    By KELLI KENNEDY - Associated Press

    Florida has banned health insurance companies from marketing their plans directly to Medicaid recipients as the state rolls out its massive plan to privatize its health insurance program for low-income individuals and the disabled. Published July 22, 2014

  • NY ranks among top 5 states for kids' health

    By Associated Press

    New York ranks among the top five states for children's health, according to the 25th edition of the Kids Count Data Book released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Published July 22, 2014

  • Ark. university awarded $1.5M for cancer research

    By Associated Press

    Researchers at the University of Arkansas have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health to develop new molecules and biopharmaceuticals that improve a patient's immune response against tumors. Published July 22, 2014

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